January 18, 2022

Report: Facebook and Skype Will Partner and Release In Browser Video Chat Next Week

Yesterday, we pointed out that Mark Zuckerberg told Reuters that Facebook plans to launch something “awesome” next week. What could it be? The speculation has been going strong (as it always does). TechCrunch is now reporting that next week (Wednesday, July 6th) Facebook will introduce in browser video chat next week. Facebook will partner with […]

Microsoft Will Acquire Skype for $8.5 Billion, Largest Acquisition in MS History

From the Seattle Times: Microsoft is buying Internet phone company Skype for $8.5 billion. The cash acquisition, announced Tuesday morning, will give Microsoft a significant consumer brand online, access to 170 million people who use Skype for free or cheap calls, and Skype’s phone and video calling software, which runs on the Web and Internet-connected […]