In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Fool tech and telecom bureau chief Evan Niu takes a question from a Fool reader, who asks: "What is the historical performance of Microsoft acquisitions? When did they last buy a company that was worth more than what they paid?"


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