eBay Purchases Skype for $2.6 Billion

Meg Whitman, president and CEO of eBay, with Niklas Zennstrom, CEO and co-founder of Skype, announced eBay¿s $2.6 billion acquisition of Skype, a free internet calling service, in 2005.
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( SERGIO DIONISIO / AFP/Getty Images / September 12, 2005 )

Meg Whitman, president and CEO of eBay, with Niklas Zennstrom, CEO and co-founder of Skype, announced eBay┬┐s $2.6 billion acquisition of Skype, a free internet calling service, in 2005.

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