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Published: Tuesday, 8/23/2011

Skype plans to purchase group-texting provider

NEW YORK — Skype is expanding even before it gets absorbed by Microsoft Corp.

The online communications service said Monday that it plans to buy GroupMe, which provides group text messaging.

Skype lets users make calls, conduct video chats, and send instant messages over the Web.



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