After the rumors that either Facebook or Google will buy Skype the deal was closed by Microsoft. Microsoft bought Skype for astonishing $8.5Billion USD. This is the biggest acquisition of Microsoft in its 36years of history. According to AllthingsD Microsoft and Skype will formally announce the deal tomorrow.
The Skype is said to have a value of 2.75Billion dollars and a debt of 686 Million dollars this is a good deal for Skype.
Skype will be integrated to Windows Live and other Microsoft services. With a huge amount of money involve I hope that Skype will remain FREE as we know that Microsoft wants money on every services they are into.
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