Report: Microsoft In Talks to Acquire Social Network Provider Yammer

June 14 2012

Microsoft Corp. is in talks to buy enterprise social network provider Yammer Inc., according to a report by Bloomberg.

According to the report, Microsoft could pay more than $1 billion for the company, and a deal could be inked tomorrow. Bloomberg is citing two people familiar with the deal, who declined to be identified because the negotiations are private.

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