Skype made ‘Microsoft Skype’ for 8.5bn

When Reuters started the rumor about Skype buyout talks, it was Google and Facebook and Microsoft wasn’t in picture. But, suprisingly MS inked the deal on Monday to buy the  popular Internet telephony company for $8.5 billion. In addition, Microsoft will also take the $686 million debt Skype has accumulated over its life. With the…

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Skype to use Facebook’s social muscle to rival Google VOIP

In a latest report, Facebook and Skype are readying an integration that allows Facebook users to make voice and video calls to their contacts via Skype. Allthingsdigital reported that they can even use the service to send SMS messages. Skype has 124 million active users and a total of 560 million registered users. With this…

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