The Odds Microsoft Buys Upwork Just Went, Um, Up

The Odds Microsoft Buys Upwork Just Went, Um, Up

Microsoft doesn’t want to lose its hold on enterprise computing. It ousted IBM from that mountaintop many moons ago, and it’ll be damned if Google or Salesforce or whoever is going to return the favor. That’s a big reason it dropped $26.2 billion for LinkedIn in 2016 and $7.5 billion for Github this year.