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Microsoft Skype Acquisition

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AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 08.19.2011 | Technology

-- The Federal Trade Commission is letting software giant Microsoft Corp. proceed with its largest deal ever, an $8.5 billion bid for web chat and ca...

Alex Wagner

Will Microsoft-Skype Union Produce A Game Changer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

In 1974, a young Bill Gates would lie on the floor to brainstorm, in an office located next to a vacuum cleaner store and a massage parlor. These ...

Skype's Owners Made $5 Billion In Microsoft Deal

Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

By Megan Davies NEW YORK (Reuters) - Skype's owners, led by private equity firm Silver Lake, will make more than three times their investment - a ...

Bianca Bosker

Does Microsoft's Skype Buy Mean It Finally Understands What People Want?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

Does Microsoft’s plan to buy Skype, a company that provides voice and video chatting services over the Internet, mean the software giant has finally...

Amy Lee

Microsoft Bets Its Future On Skype

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

As Microsoft agreed to hand over $8.5 billion to capture the voice and video online calling company Skype, the computing giant essentially bet its fut...

Is Microsoft's $8.5 Billion Skype Acquisition A Good Call?

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

Microsoft announced the biggest acquisition in its 36-year history Tuesday morning, leaving tech analysts grappling with one question: Is the decision...

Microsoft Will Acquire Skype

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest dea...

Source: Microsoft Nears $8.5 Billion Deal To Buy Skype

Reuters | Nadia Damouni | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

May 10, 2011 4:07:18 AM By Nadia Damouni NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is close to buying web video conferencing service Skype Technol...