10 May '11, 7am

Microsoft "close to a deal" to buy Skype: vr-zone.com - Many people around the world love Skype for its internet...

Microsoft "close to a deal" to buy Skype: vr-zone.com - Many people around the world love Skype for its internet...

Even though the traditional desktop and notebook PC still factor in very heavily in most users' digital life, it cannot be denied that the world is slowly but surely starting to experience a shift in the way we utilize our technological toys to satisfy our digital needs. Gone are the days of using a desktop PC for sending emails to friends and co-workers; today, communication tools are meant to be sources of information and entertainment, and needless to say Skype is one such tool that is popular among many for delivering just that. And as it turns out, Skype's appeal and potential is so great that it has attracted the attention of one of the world's most powerful corporations. Apparently, word has it that Microsoft is currently in talks with the software vendor for what will be the former's biggest acquisitions if the deal goes through, which is to purchase Skype for the ...

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