SPOTLIGHT: Pulver on eBay's Skype acquisition

eBay's acquisition of Skype turns the telecommunications industry on its head, signaling both the ability and value of an "Applications Company" adding a "Communications Company" to its portfolio. Voice, presence, text messaging and other IP-based applications are essential for tomorrow's companies. eBay knows how to build community and will do well to harness Skype's technology toward that end. Blog