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Microsoft Skype Deal

EU Announces Decision On Microsoft Skype Deal

Posted 12.07.2011 | Technology

BRUSSELS Oct 7 (Reuters) - Microsoft secured EU approval on Friday to purchase internet voice and video service Skype for $8.5 billion, its biggest ...


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? | 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 ...

Where the Rubber Meets the Skype

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business
Dr. Philip Neches

Steve Ballmer is paying almost $13 per user. Microsoft would have to sell an additional Xbox machine or Office license to each one of Skype's 663,000,000 users for this deal to make sense.

Amy Lee

Microsoft Bets Its Future On Skype | 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's Skype Deal By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

Microsoft confirmed Tuesday morning that it would be buying VoIP giant Skype in a deal that is the biggest in Microsoft's history. Here's a look at...

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...