Bidding war between Microsoft and Salesforce over LinkedIn raised price by $5bn

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LinkedIn played the field in order to increase Microsoft's bid
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LinkedIn played the field in order to increase Microsoft's bid

Facebook and Google also reportedly interested in buying LinkedIn

New documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reveal a bidding war between Microsoft and Salesforce over LinkedIn, which pushed up the price for the winning bidder by 22 per cent...

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