The Briefing: Microsoft Takes a More Nuanced Approach to Deals
Phew! For a few months we’ve been worried that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella had lost his bearings, as he reportedly looked at buying TikTok (can you imagine the cultural combination?), Pinterest (a little better) or Discord (a fit with Xbox at least). Instead, Microsoft is plunking down nearly $20 billion to buy Nuance Communications, a company about as far from the social media...