“This is about the coming together of the leading professional cloud and the leading professional network. This is the logical next step to take. We believe we can accelerate that by making LinkedIn the social fabric for all of Office.” So said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella as he announced his company’s biggest acquisition ever; a $26 billion buyout of LinkedIn. This deals makes a lot of sense, and if nothing else, it will help the 8 people using Windows phones to connect with one another.