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#53854 - 05/10/1104:38 PM[Reuters] Microsoft to buy Skype for pricey $8.5 billion
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp plans to buy Internet phone service Skype for $8.5 billion in its biggest-ever acquisition, placing a rich bet on mobile and the Internet to try to best rivals such as Google Inc.