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Microsoft Take Over Skype for USD 8.5 Billion

Later in its development, the Skype shares held by eBay’s and Silver Lake Partners. In the year 2010 Skype already has 124 million users. A total of 8.1 million are paid users.

Do you ever chat with your friends through Skype? Are you exciting? I have a friend who prefer to chat via Skype compared to chat through Facebook. Understand from him, chat via Skype makes my friend able to see the video of his friends while they are talking, that’s his reason.
 
Yup, Skype is a site that provides communication services via the internet, be it video or voice call. Skype was founded in 2003. Later in its development, the Skype shares held by eBay’s and Silver Lake Partners. In the year 2010 Skype already has 124 million users. A total of 8.1 million are paid users.

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After previously rumored, Skype would buy by Facebook and Google, there is a new news circulating. Microsoft interested in buying Skype as well. According to The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft Corp. is now almost reached a deal to buy Internet phone service Skype. No half-hearted, Microsoft buys Skype for U.S. $8.5 billion. A fantastic value I think. Of course there are reasons why Microsoft was willing to buy Skype at that price.
 
One of them, of course, because this sites that provide communications services via the Internet could be one source of new revenue for this technology giant from Redmond, Washington. Thanks to the shrewdness lobby of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, Skype which initially had bargained by Google and Facebook eventually receive a ‘proposal’ from Microsoft. In addition, Microsoft must also want to be the ‘master’ of communications service Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).

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