Monthly Archives: May 2011

DailyTech – UPDATED: Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5B in Cash

Microsoft digs into its deep pockets to snatch up Skype The Wall Street Journal reported earlier tonightthat Microsoft was in talks to purchase VoIP company Skype for between $7 billion and $8 billion. Kara Swisher just recently confirmed the acquisition in her BoomTowncolumn, starting that the deal is worth an estimated $8.5 billion. Earlier reports stated that Google and Facebook were […]