May 10, 2011
Microsoft Is Now Skypeâ€™s Owner, After Paying $8.5 Billion
Update:Â Microsoft hasÂ confirmed the acquisition. Skype will support Microsoft devices and services, including Xbox, Kinect, Windows Phone, Lync, Outlook, Xbox Live and other communities, according to the press release. The Redmond-based company assured that it will still invest and support Skype clients on non-Microsoft platforms.
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