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Microsoft buys Skype
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Fortune has confirmed that Microsoft (MSFT) has agreed to buy the voice-over-Internet company for $8.5 billion, including the assumption of debt. Expect a formal announcement within the next hour....

Skype will become a new business unit within Microsoft, to be run by current Skype CEO Tony Bates. He will report directly to Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer.

Nicholas Kronos -- Tuesday, May 10, 2011 -- 01:20:16 PM -- 1399 of 1653

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theDiva:

there goes the neighborhood.

May 10, 2011, 03:20:04 PM



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