The European Commission has approved Microsoft's acquisition of Skype (opens in new tab) (for $8.5 billion), which we reported on earlier this year with gaining the approval of the FTC (opens in new tab). What does this mean for Windows Phone? We've now got front-facing cameras on Mango handsets so we can definitely expect to see Skype coming to the platform in the future and since Microsoft now owns the video calling service, it should be one service implementation to look forward to.
Check out the official statement from Microsoft on the decision:
Source: Microsoft (opens in new tab)
Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.
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