Skype For Windows Phone Beta Now Available – Final Release In April

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Officially titled Skype for Windows Phone Beta, the application is now available to download for all Windows Phone users. Over at The Big Blog, the announcement was made with much excitement by VP of Product at Skype, Rick Osterloh. Skype for Windows Phone Beta* supports the most important Skype features you've come to know and love. And you will be especially thrilled by the … [Read more...]

Skype For Windows Phone Due First Half Of 2012 – Full Integration With Apollo Update

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Paul Thurrott brings us plenty of good (and finally more) news of Skype coming to the Windows Phone, in any form. Via his SuperSite Blog, Thurrott gives us a little insight on why Skype on Windows Phone was never released by the end of 2011 as expected, what Microsoft is planning in the end with Skype on Windows Phone, and how a Skype application would be the only thing coming. … [Read more...]

Qik Now Also Part Of Microsoft Through Skype Deal

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Well, this would make the $8.5 billion purchase of Skype by Microsoft a little more reasonable. Skype purchased Qik, the mobile video streaming service, for $151 million earlier this year. Microsoft has now confirmed that, of course, Qik is also part of the recent Microsoft-Skype deal. There is still no information on what Microsoft is planning with the acquisition of these … [Read more...]

It’s Official Microsoft Buys Skype For $8.5 Billion In Cash

Microsoft and Skype announced today that a deal has been made for the purchase of Skype where Microsoft is paying $8.5 billion in cash. Microsoft is focused on bringing all its platforms together in many different ways. Acquiring Skype will bring great things to Office, Messenger, Xbox LIVE, Hotmail, Windows Phone and more. In the announcement, it was also stated that Skype … [Read more...]

Microsoft Acquiring Skype For $7 Billion According To WSJ

According to The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is very close to acquiring Skype Technologies SA for $7 billion to $8 billion. An official announcement of the final deal price and more information is expected later today, sources say. Microsoft has recently invested a lot of time in focusing and improving certain services while closing others. An acquisition like this for … [Read more...]