Microsoft's first acquisition was in 1987 and it has purchased an average of six companies a year.
Microsoft has made eight acquisitions worth over one billion dollars: Skype (2011), aQuantive (2007), Fast Search & Transfer (2008), Navision (2002), Visio Corporation (2000), Yammer (2012), Nokia (2013) and Mojang (2014).
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In this article we perform analytics on a huge dataset available from https://www.pwcmoneytree.com. PWC Money tree provides 20 years of Venture capital investment data from 1995 onward. Having data that goes far into the history should give us enough to extract the necessary analytical juice out of it.
The year 2000 was…Continue
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The top tech companies by market capitalization are IBM, HP , Oracle , Microsoft , Cisco , SAP , EMC , Apple , Amazon and Google
All of the top tech companies are selected based on their current market capitalization with the exception of Yahoo. The year 2014 is not included as part of this analysis.
Data: The source of this data is from the public financial records from SEC.gov
All the sales figures are normalized and reported in USD…Continue
How has the interest in Big Data, Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Analytics and dashboards changed over the years?
One easy way to gauge the interest is to measure how much news is generated for the related term and Google Trends allows you do that very easily.
After plugging all of the above terms in Google…Continue
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As per US Census data, following chart illustrates that if you have less than "college degree" then the jumps in your salary is very less as you progress in your age
Notice the big…Continue
NOTE: H1b is a Visa program where people from outside countries are allowed to work with USA companies. The visa is valid for a 3 year period and is extensible for another 3 years.
United States Department of Labor publishes quarterly data of H1-B and other visa applications. Below is an analysis and visualization of the same data.
What is in the Data…Continue