Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 20:53
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Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Tags: phones | VOIP

“Google is way behind Skype, and getting ahead of Google in this market was certainly an incentive for Microsoft,” said Leif-Olf Wallin, an analyst for Gartner in Sweden.

 

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The acquisition of Skype by Microsoft for $8.5 billion won't impact advisors until the next iteration of Office in mid-2012.

 

The purchase could rejuevante Microsoft's mobile, entertainment, and business apps. 


The best post I found about what the deal could mean to business users was in Information Week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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