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Thread: Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

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    Re: Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

    Quote Originally Posted by beew View Post
    There are of course alternatives for Linux as long as all your contacts use Linux. But many (all?) Linux users have contacts who are not Linux users and they use Skype and that is the problem. So no, it is no good if they drop support for Linux instantly.
    Check out the last link of my post. Blink supports OSX, Windows, as well as Linux.
    http://icanblink.com/features.phtml

    Still I wish there was a decent open source p2p alternative...

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    Re: Microsoft bought Skype!

    Quote Originally Posted by forestpiskie View Post
    Extremely silly poor spelling. I thought it was Microsoft.
    Micro$oft is a joke name for Microsoft

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    Re: Microsoft bought Skype!

    Quote Originally Posted by 8jwong14 View Post
    Micro$oft is a joke name for Microsoft
    Does it make people laugh?
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    Re: Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

    Quote Originally Posted by unknownPoster View Post
    This thread is making me want to sip grape koolaid while wearing my tinfoil hat.

    Absolutely none of you can back up these claims with anything other than FUD.
    You mean Paul is not dead?

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    Re: Microsoft bought Skype!

    Quote Originally Posted by uRock View Post
    Does it make people laugh?
    nah, but $$$$ is MS's main ?only? goal, So it just 'fits'.
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    Re: Microsoft bought Skype!

    Quote Originally Posted by uRock View Post
    Does it make people laugh?
    Not me...
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    Re: Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

    Google talk will become more popular now you can bet.
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    Re: Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

    Quote Originally Posted by SunnyRabbiera View Post
    Google talk will become more popular now you can bet.
    Any clue as to when it will be available outside the US?

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    Re: Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

    Quote Originally Posted by DZ* View Post
    You mean Paul is not dead?
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    Re: Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

    Quote Originally Posted by TeoBigusGeekus View Post
    Any clue as to when it will be available outside the US?
    I think you confuse it with Google Voice, Google Talk is global.
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