News by Michael Oryl on Saturday June 18, 2011.
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Reuters is reporting that government regulators have given Microsoft's proposed acquisition of
While Microsoft has not indicated what its plans for Skype are at this time, it would seem logical for the company to integrate Skype's voice and video calling and chat facilities with the Microsoft's Bing services, which include search and mapping.
What we hope most to see come out of the deal, however, is tight integration of Skype's low-cost international and domestic calling into Microsoft's Windows Phone platform.
Microsoft is paying $8.5 billion for Skype, making it the company's largest purchase ever.