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Ballmer And Bates Sell The Skype Deal: We Think We "Can Reach Everyone On The Planet" In the wake of today's news that Microsoft is buying Skype for $8.5 billion, CEOs Steve Ballmer and Tony Bates just held a press conference to explain the deal and sell it to investors. The reaction has ben tepid, with Microsoft shares down about 1 percent so far today. As I've pointed out, Skype is a great company, but there are concerns that Microsoft paid too much. In today's press conference, Ballmer did a good job couching the deal in terms … Read More

via TechCrunch

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