Microsoft acquired Skype for $8.5 billion

skypeDon’t be surprised if you’ll hear “MS Skype” the following days. The OS-giant Microsoft has completed it’s biggest acquisition for this year —-of Skype paying $8.5 billion. Skype has been around as an independent company, then eBay bought it few years ago and become independent again then it was targeted IPO offerings. Microsoft unveiled their plans of featuring Skype to Xbox Live, Windows phones and tablets. Accordingly, Skype is expected to generate 1 billion revenue for this year.

 

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