Skype is an icon of online communications for consumers, but the Microsoft purchase gives Skype established credibility with business customers as well.
Microsoft announced it will acquire Skype for $8.5 billion, and CEO Steve Ballmer told reporters why.
Though it promises otherwise, Microsoft is unlikely to keep Skype going on competing platforms. Here are a few open source options.
The Microsoft purchase of Skype for $8.5 billion has benefits for Facebook, and leaves Google scrambling in the dust.
Microsoft is close to finalizing a deal to buy Internet phone company Skype Technologies for over US$7 billion, and a deal could be announced by Tuesday...
Google and Sprint didn't exactly cover themselves in glory last week. The much hyped integration of Google Voice and Sprint fell flat on its face.
The rumored joint venture would have the features, and users, to out-compete Microsoft in cloud collaboration market.
Here's what you can do with the videoconferencing tools on the market now.