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Ebay in talks to buy Skype!!

Discussion in 'Open Chat' started by Tim, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. Tim

    Tim Creative Writer

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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4228866.stm


    Skype has become a run away success, as well as being an ordinary messenger it became a system capable of reaching landlines and mobiles through prepay accounts. often cheaper than virtually all traditional phone companies.

    whilst ebay is a down to earth commercial business thats had a few irks from time to time, buying Skype as a going business concern is good business.

    although with microsoft themselves trying to come up with a similar system, the competition will start to heat up. whoever got there first with a stable system helps of course, but integrating microsoft phoning out with existing microsoft business accounts is going to give microsoft a big step up when they release their product.

    as always, we watch Skypes record to see just how much of the market they can gain and keep!
     

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