Microsoft interested in Skype
In the IT industry forges appear in another billion dollar business. As the Wall Street Jounal "reported that wants the software company Microsoft's Internet telephony providers are Skype. The purchase price could be up to 8.5 billion dollars (5.7 billion euros), the American Journal. Both sides declined to comment until now. Microsoft is not the only one who is interested in Skype. Finally, it had also been reports of calls from Skype to Google and Facebook. Microsoft can use the Telephony service, among other things for his current ailing smartphone business well. With the currently booming smartphone, Microsoft was a pioneer - but was last suspended from Apple with its iPhone and Google's Android operating system.