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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  • Skype’s evolution at Microsoft could hint at plans for LinkedIn - Seattle Times
    Skype was bought by eBay in 2005, and later sold to ... After the Skype deal, the Lync and Skype teams were eventually moved to the same unit, Lync
    07/23/2016 - 11:03 am | View Link
  • Is Yahoo! Verizon the Worst Merger Ever? - Yahoo! Finance
    It’s so cheap, it can’t be a bad deal for Verizon, right?  Ehhh.  EBay (EBAY)  paid $2.6 billion for Skype in 2005 then sold it four...
    07/22/2016 - 6:15 am | View Link
  • Why Home-Based Businesses Should “Go Global” - Home Business Magazine
    ... and it’s so much easier to deal with local ... Sydney, Australia and we consult using Skype and ... websites such as Amazon, Alibaba or ...
    07/21/2016 - 3:41 pm | View Link
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  • EBay, Andreessen Dispute Icahn Accusations on Skype Deal
    EBay Inc. Director Marc Andreessen struck back at activist investor Carl Icahn, who has accused the venture capitalist of conflicts of interest for his role in the company’s sale of videoconferencing service Skype. Andreessen said he recused himself from ...
    03/3/2014 - 7:46 am | View Link
  • How eBay Fared in Latest Skype Deal
    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 ...
    05/9/2011 - 5:32 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    11/5/2009 - 8:15 pm | 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
  • The New York Times
    SAN FRANCISCO — EBay plans to announce on Tuesday a deal to sell its Skype Internet calling division to a group of private investors, according to two people briefed on the company’s plans. Alan Marks, an eBay spokesman, would not comment on the matter.
    08/31/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Skype Technologies
    Skype Technologies S.A.R.L (also known as Skype Software S.A.R.L, Skype Communications S.A.R.L, Skype Inc. and Skype Limited) is a telecommunications company ...
    07/25/2016 - 4:49 pm | View Website
  • Skype
    Skype was founded in 2003 by Niklas Zennström, from Sweden, and Janus Friis, from Denmark. The Skype software was created by Estonians Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu ...
    07/22/2016 - 10:47 am | View Website
  • Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion. Why, Exactly? | WIRED
    Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion. Why, Exactly? Just days after reports that Google and Facebook were interested in partnering with, and possibly ...
    07/21/2016 - 1:40 pm | View Website
  • About Skype
    Skype is part of Microsoft. You can make video and audio calls, exchange chat messages and do much more using Skype's software on your computer, mobile phone, tablet ...
    07/20/2016 - 10:17 pm | View Website
  • Skype Technologies S.A.
    News about Skype Technologies S.A.. Commentary and archival information about Skype Technologies S.A. from The New York Times.
    07/20/2016 - 4:19 pm | View Website
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