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[3]: Comment by PRaabjerg
by siimo on Wed 11th May 2011 00:43 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by PRaabjerg"
siimo
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At least Microsoft Live passport that isn't associated with your every friend and family member and know everything about you like Facebook, and now they'd know who you are talking to too. TMI.

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