Facebook, Google mull Skype tie-ups - report

Thursday 5 May 2011 | 10:23 CET | News
Facebook and Google are separately considering a tie-up with Skype after the company delayed its initial public offering, two sources with direct knowledge of the discussions told Reuters. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has been involved in internal discussions about buying Skype, according to one of the sources. Another source said Facebook had reached out to the company about forming a joint venture. Google has also held early talks for a joint venture with Skype, the second source said. A Skype deal could be valued at USD 3-4 billion, the first source said. Skype's IPO is

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Companies: Facebook / Google / Skype
Countries: World
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