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While WSJ stated it is not clear as to when the deal will be officially announced, Bloomberg states that the deal may happen as soon as today (June 15) following an extensive negotiation period while other media reports suggests that the deal could be announced in the upcoming Microsoft press conference, scheduled to happen on the coming Monday (June 18).
 
That figure compares to around 500,000 devices per day at the end of June last year, and 850,000 per day at the end of February, according to Twitter messages from Rubin, who didn't elaborate on the split between smartphones, tablets and other device types.
 
It’s less than 24 hours after the news broke, and critics have already come out of the woodwork to denounce Microsoft’s $1.2 billion acquisition of enterprise social networking platform Yammer.
 
 
...Facebook’s $1 billion purchase of Instagram makes Microsoft’s pickup of Yammer look like the Louisiana Purchase by comparison.
 
 
...Here’s why Yammer will be a great fit for Microsoft and why Yammer’s stakeholders are well served by joining the Microsoft universe:
 
 
 
 
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