The Skype EBay Merger

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This paper investigates the strategic moves made by the firms eBay and Skype from the beginnings of each of the companies, to the acquisition of Skype by eBay, to the reselling of Skype in 2010. The Skype and eBay business models are evaluated and it is noted that while Skype and eBay have many similarities, their differences are paramount. There are eight sources listed in the bibliography of this fourteen page paper.