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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My take
by WereCatf on Tue 10th May 2011 10:26 UTC
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Oh sh*t.

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RE: My take
by molnarcs on Tue 10th May 2011 15:14 in reply to "My take"
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Oh sh*t.

My first reaction: thanks god it's not facebook!
Second: F*ck!
Now: now what?

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