paidContent - Skype's Troubled History With Ebay, in Links

This story was written by Rafat Ali.
Skype’s four year run under Ebay has been beset with troubles, and finally that is about to come to an end, as it gets sold to an investor group. The history of the marriage and pending divorce, in links (ascending chronological order):
eBay Acquires Skype For $2.6 Billion In Cash, Stock
EBay-Skype: PowerPoint Pitch
EBay-Skype: Thinking It Through
Ebay-Skype: Mixed Reaction Puts It Mildly

Skype Counters AOL, Cable With Free Outgoing Calls Through 06
Skype-Kazaa Founders Working On Online Video Distribution Project
Zennstrom Steps Down As Skype CEO; eBay Still Paying: Will Take $1.43B Charge in Q3
eBay Revenues up 30 Percent in Q3; Excluding Skype Writedown, Net Income Up Big
eBays Whitman To Retire; Donahoe As Leading Candidate
eBay’s New CEO: Skype Could Be Sold If Synergies Fail
If eBay Did It: Possible Skype Buyers And Probabilities
eBay Goes To Court To Hang On To Fabric Of Skype
Skype Founders Might Buy Back Firm From eBay
eBay Planning IPO For Skype In 2010
The $3 Billion Question: Analysts Divided Over Skypes Valuation
eBay CEO Donahoe: Were Still Open To A Sale Of Skype
Skype Co-Founders Are Launching Venture Fund, Looking To Raise $266 Million
Earnings: EBay Says Its Making Progress On Skype Separation; Skype Revenue Up 25 Percent
eBays New Plan To Get Around Skype Litigation

By Rafat Ali