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Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 Billion

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 Billion

UPDATE: The deal has been confirmed as official, and Microsoft has purchased Skype for $8.5 Billion (USD). Let the Microskype generation begin. See the picture above we pulled from engadget? Yep, that was the official unveiling of the Skype client for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 a month ago for the MIX11 conference. Well a month is a long time and a lot can change in that time, like perhaps ... »