Eavesdropping In: Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver Split; Microsoft To Acquire Skype For $8.5 Bil; Royal Honeymoon In Seychelles?; Google Music To Launch; Whitney Houston Banned From Prince Concerts

by Emily Green · May 10, 2011

Brentwood locals Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announce their separation after 25 years of marriage. [KTLA]

In what is the tech world's biggest deal in years, Microsoft Corp. will acquire the Silver Lake-based Skype Global company for a cool $8.5 billion. [LATimes]

Speculation over the newlywed royal couple's honeymoon plans points to a jaunt in the Seychelles islands off the coast of East Africa for William and Kate. [KABC]

Google plans to launch its own music service provider similar to Amazon's as early as today that's expected to allow users to stream music, but not download it. [WSJ]

After behaving erratically and appearing intoxicated, Whitney Houston has been banned from Prince's ongoing 21-night L.A. concert stint and is back in (out-patient) rehab. [TMZ]