Skype to hire 400 new staff in UK and Sweden

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Microsoft Owned Skype are to expand in Europe and thus going to take on near 400 new staff to cover this expansion in London and Stockholm,

 

“Skype is to hire 400 people between London and Stockholm, as the Microsoft-owned company seeks to expand its presence in the UK and Europe.

London geeks, update your CV’s. Microsoft-owned Skype has plans to hire people in London and Stockholm as part of a wider European expansion, according to the BBC.

But it comes as Yahoo reportedly plans to shed 2,000 jobs in the near future. Some are pegging the pink slips to drop at New York’s market opening today.

The Internet-calling giant was bought by Microsoft for $8.5 billion last October following U.S. and EU approval, and was formally rolled into the bosom of the Redmond technology giant as its own division.

Skype’s expansion to the British capital could not come soon enough for the UK government, which is keen on stressing how London will be the “powerhouse” for European tech, as it continues to invest in the East London Tech City, known colloquially as “Silicon Roundabout”.”

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