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+ - Microsoft to acquire Skype for $8.5 billion->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "According to BBC news "Microsoft has confirmed that it has agreed to buy internet phone service Skype. The deal will see Microsoft pay $8.5bn (£5.2bn) for Skype, making it Microsoft's largest acquisition."

What will this mean for Mac OS X and linux versions of Skype? Does this confirm the rumors that Skype is evil?"

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