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Skype Said to Fire Executives, Avoiding Payouts After Microsoft Takeover

Skype Technologies SA, the Internet- calling service

Skype Technologies SA, the Internet- calling service being bought by Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), is firing senior executives before the deal closes, a move that reduces the value of their payout, according to three people familiar with the matter. Vice Presidents David Gurle, Christopher Dean, Russ Shaw and Don Albert were dismissed from the Luxembourg-based company, said the people, who requested ...

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