Ebay In Skype Deal With Founders

eBay settles a lawsuit with the founders of Skype, ending uncertainty over the future of the internet phone company.

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    How do you deal with that? ... through Atomico — a venture capital company he set up in London after selling Skype to eBay for $2.6 billion (£1
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    The conventional thinking goes that Meg Whitman, eBay’s former chief executive, blundered by buying Skype six years ago for $2.5 billion. Her idea that Skype, the Internet calling service, would encourage eBay’s users to talk to one another rather than ...
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  • DONE DEAL: eBay Settles Skype Lawsuit, Founders Return
    After a saga that simply defied explanation, the eBay/Skype lawsuit has finally been settled. The founders of Skype have returned to their creation. A recap of the story: eBay bought Skype for $2.6 billion back in 2005. Skype's founders, Niklas Zennstrom ...
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  • EBay CEO says Skype deal is going to close
    EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe said on Wednesday that recent lawsuits will not derail a $1.9 billion deal to sell a majority interest in Web telephone unit Skype to an investor group. This deal is going to close, Donahoe told the annual summit of ...
    09/23/2009 - 6:32 am | View Link
  • Sold! eBay jettisons Skype in $2 billion deal
    E-commerce giant eBay announced Tuesday that it is selling its Skype unit to an investor group that includes Marc Andreessen's new venture. Under the deal, eBay will receive approximately $1.9 billion in cash and a note from the buyer in the principal ...
    09/1/2009 - 4:15 am | View Link
  • Skype Deal: eBay Actually Did OK
    We now have confirmation eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) bought Skype in September 2005 for $4.1 billion. Tuesday they sold 65% of it for much less, valuing Skype at $2.75 billion. It seems like a big loss, and guys like Om Malik are saying eBay shareholders should be ...
    09/1/2009 - 4:00 am | View Link
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    Download Skype for your desktop. Available for Windows, Mac, or Linux computers. Skype makes it easy to keep in touch with video calls, IM and more.
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