Microsoft Announces Skype Acquisition For 8.5 Billion

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer looks over his shoulder at Skype CEO Tony... News PhotoBusiness,California,Communication,Corporate Business,Finance,Horizontal,Internet,Looking,Mergers and Acquisitions,Microsoft,San Francisco - California,Skype,Steve Ballmer,Technology,USA,VoIPPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 Getty ImagesSAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 10: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer (L) looks over his shoulder at Skype CEO Tony Bates during a news conference on May 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Microsoft has agreed to buy Skype for $8.5 billion. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)