EBay (EBAY +0.8%) confirms it has settled with the founders of its Skype unit, clearing the way...

|By:, SA News Editor

EBay (EBAY +0.8%) confirms it has settled with the founders of its Skype unit, clearing the way for a sale to the Silver Lake-led investor group. Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis - who established the Net-telephony business - will join the group taking majority control, but Index Ventures will no longer be included. (previously)