A Microsoft comprou o serviço Skype e o que o engloba, veremos o que o Bill disse,
Bill Gates backed Skype purchase
- Postado a 18 de Maio em Bit-techHarry Butler Escreveu:Microsoft founder and former CEO Bill Gates has confirmed that he was a driving force behind Microsoft's decision to purchase Skype for $8.5 billion.
Despite having left his position as CEO Microsoft to concentrate on philanthropy via the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, Gates remains as Chairman, and is still involved in making high-level decisions at the boardroom level.
Speaking to the BBC, Gates stated that he ', adding that the purchase, which many analysts feel cost Microsoft too much money, was a 'was a strong proponent at the board level for the deal being done,'great, great deal for Skype. I think it's a great deal for Microsoft.'
Plenty of intrigue still surrounds the deal, with rumours that Google had been closing in on Skype before Microsoft came in to scoop up the IP-telephony service and its 600 million users.