n Management Today - Microsoft has confirmed that it has agreed to buy internet phone service Skype : news
|Article Title||Microsoft has confirmed that it has agreed to buy internet phone service Skype : news|
|© Publisher:||Richard Havenga & Associates|
|Publication Date||Jun 2011|
The deal will see Microsoft pay $8.5bn for Skype, making it Microsoft's largest acquisition, of the company that has 663 million global users. eBay, the Internet auction house, bought Skype for $2.6bn in 2006, before selling 70% of it in 2009 for $2bn.
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