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Example sentence:

Skype has has since confirmed that a solution is in the works.

Shouldn't it be:

Skype has had since confirmed that a solution is in the works.

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up vote 8 down vote accepted

It looks as if the repetition of has was unintentional. Your suggested amendment is equally ungrammatical, I'm afraid.

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