Skype Buys Qik in Wireless Video Play
By Michael Silbergleid
ZDnet.com reports that Skypehas acquired Qik, which allows folks to stream video via mobile devices.
Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but Silicon Alley Insider put the deal at about $100 million, or $150 million with the earnout.
With the move Skype gets Qik’s 60 employees, access to various smartphone platforms and the company’s Smart Streaming technology, which optimizes video over wireless networks.