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Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Looks like Microsoft jumped in and swooped the deal!  Just last week, it was reported that Facebook and Google were close to sealing a deal with Skype, Microsoft must have jumped in at the last minute. Many analysts think Microsoft’s

Facebook And Google Are Competing For Skype

Facebook And Google Are Competing For Skype

Reuters has reported that both Facebook and Google are considering a partnership or acquisition of Skype.  This could be a heated war, since Skype’s VOIP and video conferencing capabilities could benefit both companies. One unnamed source told Reuters that Facebook

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SKYPE HAS ACQUIRED QIK

Skype is on a roll.  Today they announced their acquisition of Qik.  This is HUGE for Skype. Just last week Skype updated its iOS app to include video conferencing on the iPod touch and iPhone, giving them the ability to