Microsoft has agreed to buy the popular internet telephone service Skype for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker's 36-year history, the Associated Press reports. Buying Skype would give Microsoft a potentially valuable communications tool as it tries to make a bigger splash on the internet and become a bigger force in the increasingly important smartphone market…

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