In Pictures: Microsoft’s 10 biggest buys

With Yammer the latest, here’s a look back at Microsoft’s high-takes investments

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Microsoft bought Danger with the idea of selling a mobile phone, which it eventually did under the name Kin, phones that had software to support social networking. The phones were sold through Verizon for two months in 2010, after which Verizon canceled their sale. Plans to sell the phones in Europe via Vodafone were also scrapped before sales even started.

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