[FoRK] MS Skynet: Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5B

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Tue May 10 07:40:19 PDT 2011


What???  I must have been sleeping.

Greg

On 5/10/2011 7:20 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> Interesting. Good deal for Skype. Annoying for some users. Really
> annoying to mobile carriers.
>
> Tweets, some funny:
>
> RT @ Skype : Microsoft will acquire Skype http://bit.ly/mTvhDD $MSFT
>
> RT @thinkgeek: Microsoft confirms $8.5B Skype purchase & plans to call
> new service Microsoft Skype Network, or "MS Skynet" for short.
>
> RT @abrams: Announcement: " Skype to be renamed Microsoft Windows Live
> Hotmail MSN Video Chat Bing"
>
> RT @TechCrunch: Why Microsoft's Skype Purchase Means A Face-Off With
> Apple's Facetime http://tcrn.ch/iHsYeB by @mikebutcher
>
> RT @majornelson: Microsoft to acquire Skype http://mjr.mn/kn6Rf9
>
> RT @RWW: Skype Confirms: We're Coming to Xbox, Outlook, Windows Phone &
> More http://rww.to/lnpfDJ
>
> RT @wired: Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion. Why, Exactly?
> http://bit.ly/iSPOF5
>
> RT @engadget: Microsoft's acquisition of Skype for $8.5 billion becomes
> official http://engt.co/joFnPx
>
> RT @gigazine: マイクロソフトが Skype 買収を決定、Xboxなどで Skype が動作
> 可能に http://gigaz.in/RFBh5
>
> RT @DamianM: Skype to be renamed to "Microsoft Windows VOIP Cloud Talky
> Talky Foundation Services.NET"
>
>
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