Skype's TYPE: (Freeware)
Skype's DOWNLOAD: Skype 220.127.116.11
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Skype's SIZE: 21.89 MB
Skype's GOOGLE HITS:47 millions +
One of the initial names for the project was "Sky peer-to-peer", which was then abbreviated to "Skyper". However, some of the domain names associated with "Skyper" were already taken. Dropping the final "r" left the current title "Skype", for which domain names were available.
Skype has experienced rapid growth in popular usage since the launch of its services. The company was acquired by eBay in September 2005 for $2.6 billion.eBay has written Skype down to $1.7 billion on its books and announced a public stock offering for 2010 to spin Skype off as a separate company.Some media outlets have characterized the proposed sale and ongoing provision of Skype as being under threat, because of a software licensing dispute with the original creators.On September 1, 2009, a group of investors led by Silver Lake bought 65% of Skype for $1.9 billion.-wikipedia
Skype 18.104.22.168 Release notes:Fixed:
* Payments: It was not possible to make payments with a credit card that had not been previously used for any Skype purchases.
* Installation: Skype crashed for some users after installation.
* Security: Fixed Skype URI handler security vulnerability.