Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th May 2011 08:19 UTC, submitted by porcel
Microsoft So, the biggest acquisition in Microsoft's history. The Wall Street Journal reports - and it has been confirmed - that Microsoft and Skype will announce today that Redmond will buy Skype for $8.5 billion. That's a lot of money for a company that hasn't ever actually made any profits. Update: and it's official: yay on Skype on the Xbox360 and Windows Phone, and this: "Microsoft will continue to invest in and support Skype clients on non-Microsoft platforms." Let's hope this includes Linux.
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RE[2]: Difference
by GraphiteCube on Tue 10th May 2011 09:17 UTC in reply to "RE: Difference"
GraphiteCube
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2009-04-01

There is no such "Windows 7 Ultimate Professional edition". Stop trolling.

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RE[3]: Difference
by REM2000 on Tue 10th May 2011 09:57 in reply to "RE[2]: Difference"
REM2000 Member since:
2006-07-25

it's a play on Microsoft's marketing departments overuse of some words on their packaging.

Kind of like Ultimate Professional for Enterprise Small Business User edition.

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RE[4]: Difference
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 10th May 2011 10:03 in reply to "RE[3]: Difference"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

it's a play on Microsoft's marketing departments overuse of some words on their packaging.

Kind of like Ultimate Professional for Enterprise Small Business User edition.


I always liked Windows CE Phone Mobile Pocket PC Edition Embedded Compact.

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