Skype Replaces Microsoft's Messenger Online Chat Service

Yesterday Microsoft announced that its Messenger online chat service will be replaced by the recently-acquired Skype. Skype said in a post at its website,”Skype and Messenger are coming together. By updating to Skype, Messenger users can ...

Skype App for Windows Phone to be launched in the first half of 2012

With reports emerging that Microsoft intends to ship its delayed Skype client for Windows Phone “soon,” Its been confirmed that the software giant’s internal documentation has tagged the first half of 2012 for the release. ...

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 ...

Facebook and Google are planning to buy or tie-up with Skype

Facebook and Google Inc are separately considering either buying the company or forming a joint venture with Skype after the web video conferencing service delayed its initial public offering, two sources with direct knowledge of the discussions ...