Saturday, October 15, 2011

Skypes is now officially part of Microsoft

Microsoft Corp has officially completed its acquisition of Internet communications company Skype for $8.5 billion.

The Internet has changed video calling for millions of people. Explore some of the numbers and stats showing the scope and impact of how Skype is helping people stay connected.

Infographics of Skype

Skype CEO Tony Bates will assume the title of president of the Skype Division of Microsoft immediately, reporting directly to Ballmer.

A quote from Tony Bates:

By bringing together the best of Microsoft and the best of Skype, we are committed to empowering consumers and businesses around the globe to connect in new ways. Together, we will be able to accelerate Skype's goal to reach 1 billion users daily.


» Microsoft Officially Welcomes Skype | Microsoft News Center

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