But for me and 170 million other customers who love Skype, the scary aspect is this: Microsoft will screw it up.
We all know Skype brings people together in spite of physical distance.
You took some heat when you were at eBay for buying Skype in 2005 for $3 billion.
You may find yourself after the twentieth, “So can you Skype from it?”
Lawrence nailed a Skype audition and ran away with the role.
“We are fighting Hezbollah,” one of the sources said via Skype.
Assange appeared via Skype from Australia instead, saying lawyers recommended he not return to the United States.
Now, Larson is peddling his ancient wares with 21st-century technology: namely, Skype.
Microsoft says it intends to keep Skype operating at arms-length, as an independent division.
At the time of the deal, Skype was valued at $2.75 billion—and people said the buyout investors were crazy.