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大公司微软260亿美元收购领英交易获欧盟批准据《华尔街日报》报道,欧盟周二批准了微软以260亿美元收购职业社交网站领英(LinkedIn Corp.)的交易,此前这家软件巨头已经同意了保障措施以消除欧盟的反垄断忧虑情绪。身为欧盟执行机构的欧盟委员会称,该委员会批准这项交易的前提条件是,在合并以后,微软将在未来五年时间里允许其他职业社交网站使用其Office程序。另外,微软还必须允许计算机生产商有权不在其台式机产品上预装领英应用的快捷方式。

Geek deals: Lifetime subscription to Zoolz complete cloud storage for $39 – Geek.com

What would happen if your laptop was stolen or damaged? You can always get another computer, but you definitely don’t want to lose your photo library, home movies, and work documents. That’s not a risk worth taking! It’s smart to invest in online storage, and StackSocial is currently offering a 1TB lifetime subscription to Zoolz cloud storage at a massive discount.

Neil deGrasse Tyson on His Favorite Star Trek Captain – Geek.com

A few weeks ago all of us here at the Geek.com office lived out our nerd dreams when astrophysicist, game developer, cartoon, BoB nemesis, and beloved celebrity smart guy Neil deGrasse Tyson stopped by. Watch the lengthy discussion we had with him on our sister site PCMag.com. But once our official cameras stopped rolling, the conversation kept going. And since the heir to Carl Sagan is an authority on all things space, naturally we talked about Star Trek (after we got him to sign our phasers). Tyson even shared an amusing anecdote about his favorite Trek captain, and fortunately, we recorded it.

This City in Japan Wants to Make A "Spa-Musement Park" – Geek.com

Have you ever tried to figure out how to fit a relaxing spa day in with a full day of thrills? Well, it looks like creatives in Japan have come have reached the perfect answer. The officials in Beppu City, Japan must think an awful lot like I do, because they’ve come up with a very special idea for an amusement park in the same vein, and I must say, I’m very impressed.

See Norman Reedus and Hideo Kojima Dance in the Rain in MGSV PC Mod – Geek.com

Last week, we were treated to a new, and extremely, mind-trippy trailer for Death Stranding. For fans of Hideo Kojima, this was a cause to celebrate since nothing for the game has been shown since this summer’s E3. One fan was so happy about the new trailer’s release that he decided to commemorate the occasion by making a hilarious (and borderline creepy) Metal Gear Solid V PC mod that stars Death Stranding‘s Norman Reedus and the aforementioned Hideo Kojima dancing in the rain.