Microsoft to acquire Skype for $8.5bn!

We’ve been following this story all morning, and it has just been announced that Microsoft has just agreed to acquire Skype for $8.5billion. (Source)

This leaves Microsoft with the problem of trying to figure out how to make the Voice-over-IP client into a cash-cow as it’s userbase continues to grow and grow.

What will this mean for the millions of us who use Skype? Who knows, only time will tell.