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Thread: Microsoft buying SKYPE

  1. #1
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    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix

    Microsoft buying SKYPE

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    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Nah, should be a good fit. Half the time I get bad service and every other upgrade fails and have to roll back.

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  3. #3
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    Feb 2007
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    I wouldn't worry. It's such an obvious app that if they muck with it, another will take its place...

  4. #4
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    Mar 2007
    Southeast Pa
    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Lantry View Post
    I wouldn't worry. It's such an obvious app that if they muck with it, another will take its place...
    Actually Google has the same thing only it free at least for this year..

    I really have to see MS get skype...

  5. #5
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    Dec 2007
    Billings Missouri near Springfield Mo
    I use SKYPE for my long distance and haven't had a problem with it but if Microsoft buys it then it will more than likely be time to move on. They seem to screw up what ever they touch.
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    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    MS has been dumb enough to earn countless billions of dollars from us who buy their stuff and use their advertising.
    I see this as just another passage in the growth and development of the Internet.
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