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

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Tue May 10 07:20:57 PDT 2011

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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