Skype, who were recently bought by Microsoft, is expected to have a Windows 8 Skype app ready by the operating systems launch. Today, the company is looking for developers to help make it happen. It is currently unclear whether a Skype app will be included with Windows 8, or available as a seperate download on the app store.
It would be rather silly for Microsoft to not have a Skype app available for Windows 8 by launch. Microsoft bought Skype last year for a whopping $8.5 billion, and is currently planning to launch Skype for Windows 8, Windows Phone and Xbox later this year.
Coming from iStartedSomthing.com, Skype are hiring developers to help develop a Windows 8 metro app, two job openings are currently available for “Software Development Engineer – Skype for Windows Metro.”
Microsoft and Skype recently announced plans for a Skype app for Windows Phone, and said to expect Skype on Windows 8 and Xbox later this year.Further reading: Skype, Windows 8