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.

Sections:  news   business   
Topics:  deals   ebay   internet   internet phone   lawsuit   skype   skype founders   
RELATED ARTICLES
ASK NEWS:
  • Skype billionaire Niklas Zennström advises startup founders to act ... - Business Insider
    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
    05/18/2016 - 9:19 am | View Link
  • The best free iPhone apps revealed - MSN UK
    Does the iPhone need a ‘panic button’? - NetworkWorld
    05/17/2016 - 8:20 am | View Link
  • How Skype inspired Estonian start-ups - BBC
    ... with the company - which was bought by eBay in 2005 and then ... "Companies like Skype are a huge deal for a small country - it's changed the ...
    05/13/2016 - 8:24 am | View Link
  • So Many M&A Deals Fail Because Companies Overlook This Simple ... - Harvard Business Review
    Contrast this with another well-known deal: When eBay bought Skype,  eBay executives implicitly thought that video chat belonged somewhere on...
    05/10/2016 - 12:55 pm | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • 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
  • 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
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Microsoft-Skype
    Microsoft-Skype 1. Group 9 Soumyajit Sengupta 12P171 Aneesha Chandra 12P186 Arunabh Thakur 12P190 Karthik Kollipalli 12P204 Mergers & Acquisitions, Section ...
    05/26/2016 - 5:10 pm | View Website
  • [Deal Alert] DJI Phantom 3 On Sale For $399 On eBay, Half ...
    As easily the most recognizable brand of consumer-grade drones, DJI has carved a huge chunk of the burgeoning drone market for itself by producing high qua... by Jeff ...
    05/26/2016 - 2:04 pm | View Website
  • Our News
    GLIDE’s 17th eBay Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett: June 5–10
    05/26/2016 - 1:14 pm | View Website
  • Download Skype for Desktop Computer | Skype
    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.
    05/25/2016 - 2:12 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.
    05/25/2016 - 8:21 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News