the largest acquisition
in its history with Skype
Giant Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition Tuesday, May 10 from the telephone company Skype Online for $ 8.5 billion (nearly 6 billion euros), the largest transaction in the history of its acquisitions . Putting his hand on Skype, the company will include the software on all platforms (X Box 360, KINECTS, Outlook). Microsoft should also reposition itself in the phone market, currently dominated by Apple and Google Android. In 2010, Skype has registered nearly 860 million dollars in revenue (about 600 million euros).