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CNET News Daily Podcast: Skype, eBay move forward

eBay settles with Skype founders, and will sell its controlling interest in the Internet telephony company.

eBay will move forward with selling its stake in Skype, the company said Friday, now that a licensing dispute over the software that underlies Skype's service has been settled. eBay will get $1.9 billion in cash in the deal, which will close by the end of the year.

Also on the podcast: Smartphone sales rise, the Motorola Droid has its coming out party, more charges in the Galleon insider trading case, and Google aims to be less "creepy."


Today's stories:

eBay's Skype sale gets go-ahead

Smartphone market unfazed by recession

Slow start for the Motorola Droid?

Google trying not to cross 'the creepy line'

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