Microsoft to buy Skype for $8.5 Billion.

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Microsoft–in what would be its most aggressive acquisition in the digital space–was zeroing in on buying Skype for $8.5 billion all in with an assumption of the Luxembourg-based company’s debt.

All Things Digital has confirmed it. Read it here
Software giant Microsoft’s decision to buy the VoIP and Mobile VoIP operator Skype for $8.5 billion represents an important tipping point for the voice communications industry and will accelerate changes that are already afoot in both the fixed, desktop and mobile voice markets

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