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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces Microsoft's purchase of Skype during the press conference at Four Seasons Hotel on May 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Microsoft is buying Internet phone service company Skype for $8.5 billion dollars in a move aimed at carving out a bigger presence in an online arena dominated by Google and Facebook.The acquisition of Skype, which had reportedly also attracted interest from Cisco, Facebook and Google, is the largest ever by the US software giant. AFP PHOTO / Kimihiro HOSHINO (Photo credit should read KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)
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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces Microsoft's purchase of Skype during the press conference at Four Seasons Hotel on May 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Microsoft is buying Internet phone service company Skype for $8.5 billion dollars in a move aimed at carving out a bigger presence in an online arena dominated by Google and Facebook.The acquisition of Skype, which had reportedly also attracted interest from Cisco, Facebook and Google, is the largest ever by the US software giant. AFP PHOTO / Kimihiro HOSHINO (Photo credit should read KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)
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