MicroSkype – $8 Billion Later

Last week when all the rumours about a bidding war for Skype between giants Facebook and Google were flying around the web, I, like many people, was envisioning a Skype module built into Facebook in order to enhance their existing (and rather rudimentary) chat application. The marketer in me was also salivating over the prospect …

AT&T Purchases T-Mobile USA for US$39 Billion

Earlier this afternoon, AT&T and Deutsche Telekom AG announced that AT&T will be purchasing T-Mobile USA in a US$ 39 billion deal that includes both cash and stock. Undoubtedly, there will be lots of talk about how the deal improves profitability for AT&T, as well as service and access to advanced technologies for the customers …