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Jun 20 2016   3:08PM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (6/13 – 6/20)

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What can we expect from the Microsoft-LinkedIn deal? Check out all the details on the latest acquisition in this week’s roundup.

1. Microsoft-LinkedIn deal to shake up enterprise social networking – Brian Holak (SearchCIO)

The Microsoft-LinkedIn deal gives us a glimpse into a hyper-social business future. Will employees like what they see? Also in Searchlight: federal court upholds FCC net neutrality rules; big announcements from Apple’s WWDC.

2. Price isn’t everything: Google bets big on machine learning – Trevor Jones (SearchCloudComputing)

Google sees machine learning and deep analytics as the future of the cloud, as it seeks a strategy to stand out from the crowd beyond price.

3. HPE turns to Docker Engine to fuel server sales – Robert Gates (SearchDataCenter)

HPE has found a data center friend in Docker to ease container entry into the enterprise, but right now, it’s a step too far for some IT shops.

4. June Patch Tuesday addresses DNS, SMB Server vulnerabilities – Tayla Holman (SearchWindowsServer)

June’s batch of security bulletins included a number of updates to close Windows Server vulnerabilities, including a remote code execution flaw in DNS server.

5. LinkedIn could get UC features following Microsoft acquisition – Tracee Herbaugh (SearchUnifiedCommunications)

Analysts believe Microsoft will integrate UC features from Skype for Business into LinkedIn, opening up communications between users of the professional social network.

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