The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft has tossed its name into the hat, along with Facebook and Google, to purchase the VoIP company Skype. At 7 billion dollars, Microsoft might be looking to further develop their Windows Phone platform. The latest news says that they are close to closing the deal. Expect to see more information about this sale by the end of the week.
UPDATE: The WSJ has confirmed that the deal will be announced tomorrow morning.
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