Which company bought Skype in 2005 for 2.6 billion dollars?

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BUSINESS QUESTION #1485

Which company bought Skype in 2005 for 2.6 billion dollars?

eBay

Explanation

Swedish Niklas Zennström and Danish Janus Friis developed the programme Skype. Skype is used for VOIP, whilst calls to traditional landline telephones and mobile phones can be made for a fee. Skype was sold to eBay in 2005 for 2.6 billion dollars. In 2006, eBay sold 65 per cent of the stocks to various investors. The two entrepreneurs were also behind the file sharing programme Kazaa.

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