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EBay plans to sell skype.

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Summary: Auction website eBay is planning toC*

Auction website eBay is planning to announce a deal to sell its Skype internet phone unit to a group of private investors, reports the New York Times . The newspaper said the buyers could include Andreessen Horowitz, a new venture capital firm headed by Marc Andreessen, venture capital firm Index Venture and private equity firm Silver Lake Partners.

The report said that the value of the sale was not disclosed, but that eBay was hoping to sell Skpe for about $2 billion.

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