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Not because Bezos has copied anything Jobs did, but because he has not. What he’s done that is Jobs-like is doggedly pursue, year after year, iteration after iteration, a vision unlike that of any other company — all in the name of making customers happy.
– John Gruber, in agreement with Om Malik that Jeff Bezos is the inheritor of Steve Jobs’s crown
News Bytereportedly buying employee stock, and Selvadurai and co-founder Dennis Crowley have previously sold shares in an earlier funding round. Gigaom’s Om Malik reported Selvadurai’s departure earlier.
The Wall Street Journal reported earlier tonight that Microsoft–in what would be its most aggressive acquisition in the digital space–was zeroing in on buying Skype for $8.5 billion all in. Sources told BoomTown tonight that the deal for the online telephony and video communications giant is actually done and will be announced early tomorrow morning.