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Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Skype purchased by Ebay 2.6 Billion

Here is an excerpt from a news article. As expected a handful of analysts are questioning the purchase. I wonder if they will integrate skype into there site to have a more interactive customer service option for there sellers?

"Sweden Some analysts are questioning the price eBay is willing to pay to buy Internet telephone company Skype (SKYP) Technologies.

San Jose-based eBay announced this morning that it would pay at least two-point-six (b) billion dollars in cash and stock for Skype.

But eBay says the total value of the deal may climb to as much as four-point-one (b) billion dollars depending on whether Skype meets a series of performance targets over the next three years."

Full Article Here