Skype was founded.
Skype’s first public beta version was released.
Skype entered an agreement with the Polish web portal Onet.pl to have an integrated offering on the Polish market.
eBay Inc. acquired Luxembourg-based Skype Technologies SA for US$2.5 billion in cash and eBay stock.
eBay sold 65% of Skype to Silver Lake, Andreessen Horowitz, and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for US$1.9 billion, valuing Skype at US$2.75 billion.
Skype released a free video messaging service available for Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android and BlackBerry.
Microsoft Office's team announced that a new chat powered by Skype was introduced, giving tools to be able to chat with co-workers in the same document.
Microsoft launched Skype for Business for Mac.
Skype teamed up with PayPal to provide a new feature that allows users to transfer funds via the Skype mobile app in the middle of a conversation using PayPal.
Skype was the 6th most downloaded mobile app of the decade, from 2010 to 2019.