Along with announcing the successfully closed deal between Skype and Microsoft, an update for the popular software has been published. It includes minor changes that show Microsoft’s influence on Skype.
Skype and Microsoft now announced that their deal has now been completed. Valued some $8.5 billion USD, Skype is making Microsoft one of the leading providers for Voice-over-IP phone services.
The Web company Yahoo! has completed a cooperation agreement with Linux distributor Canonical, supervising the development of Ubuntu. On new installs, the default search engine will be Yahoo!.