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Microsoft ends Skype support for Windows Phone and Androids before 4.03
Microsoft ends Skype support for Windows Phone and Androids before 4.03
Microsoft has announced today that it will no longer support Skype for those using Windows Phones and users with Android versions before 4.03. ...... 22 Jul 2016 - 1 comment
Microsoft acquires conference call sharing startup Talko
Microsoft acquires conference call sharing startup Talko
Microsoft has acquired Talko, the startup led by former Microsoft CTO Ray Ozzie. Talko lets users search phone conversations and add tags ...... 24 Dec 2015
Skype in court over user data request
Skype in court over user data request
Skype has failed to comply with a request to hand over customer information to authorities to aid in a criminal investigation. The Microsoft-owned ...... 26 May 2015 - 1 comment
Skype team reveals Windows 10 UI
Skype team reveals Windows 10 UI
Microsoft has been revealing the makings of Windows 10 this week. One of the most important aspects of all of its OS versions is the messaging. ...... 25 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft kicks off Skype Translator preview
Microsoft kicks off Skype Translator preview
Connecting people across continents is old news, but breaking down language barriers between them is the new goal of services like Skype. ...... 16 Dec 2014
Skype for Xbox One updated: New photo viewing features, ability to answer call with voice in Snap mode
Skype for Xbox One updated: New photo viewing features, ability to answer call with voice in Snap mode
Microsoft has updated popular video chat and messaging service Skype for Xbox One to version 1.8, bringing with it a number of well received features. ...... 06 Sep 2014
Skype makes upgrades to latest versions for Mac, Windows mandatory
Skype makes upgrades to latest versions for Mac, Windows mandatory
Skype has said this week that it will be retiring all older versions of its desktop application, including versions for Mac and Windows that ...... 22 Jun 2014
Infographic: Skype now rules the international phone calling market
Infographic: Skype now rules the international phone calling market
According to telco research company TeleGeography, Skype now controls the international calling market, even as more traditional landline and ...... 18 Jan 2014 - 3 comments
Skype tightens privacy protection in China
Skype tightens privacy protection in China
According to an advocacy group, Microsoft has made changes to Skype that will make monitoring and censorship of activity much more difficult in China. ...... 29 Nov 2013
U-Turn! Skype to retain call recording, compatibility with hardware devices
U-Turn! Skype to retain call recording, compatibility with hardware devices
Skype has performed a bit of a u-turn by announcing it will retain support for call recording and compatibility with hardware devices that use the service. ...... 11 Nov 2013
Xbox One gets 6-months free Skype group video calls, 100 free worldwide minutes per month
Xbox One gets 6-months free Skype group video calls, 100 free worldwide minutes per month
Microsoft has revealed that Xbox Live Gold subscribers who buy Xbox One will get six moths free Skype group video calls and free worldwide minutes ...... 09 Nov 2013 - 3 comments
Skype explains why add-ons might stop working next month
Skype explains why add-ons might stop working next month
Skype is retiring the Desktop API in December, meaning that third-party add-ons and accessories may not function correctly or at all. The ...... 03 Nov 2013
WP7: No more Skype updates
WP7: No more Skype updates
Microsoft will provide no more updates for Skype on Windows Phone 7, the Skype blog has revealed. The Skype for Windows Phone 8 app has been ...... 21 Sep 2013 - 2 comments
Skype developing 3D video calls
Skype developing 3D video calls
Skype has confirmed that it is working on 3D video calls, but has held back developed technology so far due to the limits of consumer webcams. ...... 29 Aug 2013
Skype bundled with Windows 8.1 update
Skype bundled with Windows 8.1 update
Skype has announced that its Windows 8 app will be bundled with the Windows 8.1 update due to roll out in mid-October. The app will be added ...... 16 Aug 2013 - 11 comments
Skype for iPad/iPhone adds HD video calling
Skype for iPad/iPhone adds HD video calling
The latest version of the Skype app for Apple's iPad and iPhone 5 devices has added support for HD video calling. A HD front camera was added ...... 13 Aug 2013
Skype surpasses 100 million Android installations
Skype surpasses 100 million Android installations
Microsoft has announced today that their Skype for Android app has now surpassed 100 million installations. To commemorate the event, the ...... 01 Jul 2013
Skype video messaging is now free for all users
Skype video messaging is now free for all users
Four months ago, Skype unveiled video messaging, a mixture of its instant messaging and video chat services. While the service was well accepted, ...... 28 Jun 2013
Microsoft begins integrating Skype into Outlook.com
Microsoft begins integrating Skype into Outlook.com
Microsoft has begun integrating Skype into Outlook.com, giving email users the ability to make calls and send instant messages. The preview ...... 30 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
R.I.P. MSN Messenger
R.I.P. MSN Messenger
Microsoft has laid its Messenger program to rest, after almost 14 years of service. Last year, the software giant announced that it would ...... 16 Mar 2013 - 24 comments
Windows Messenger users' migration to Skype to start in April
Windows Messenger users' migration to Skype to start in April
Microsoft is to start pushing its Windows Live Messenger users to its Skype service starting on April 8, 2013. It had already announced plans ...... 17 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Skype Video Messaging now live for iOS, Android and Mac
Skype Video Messaging now live for iOS, Android and Mac
Microsoft has launched their Skype Video Messages feature to iOS, Android and Mac. The company has been working on the update since last ...... 16 Feb 2013
Microsoft makes Skype preview available for Windows Phone 8
Microsoft makes Skype preview available for Windows Phone 8
Microsoft has released a Skype 'preview' for Windows Phone 8 devices. The app is available now in the Windows Store, and there is also a demo. ...... 12 Nov 2012
VIDEO: Peak at Skype for Windows Phone 8
VIDEO: Peak at Skype for Windows Phone 8
Skype exhibits itself on Windows Phone 8. The mobile app for the Windows Phone 8 operating system has been built from the ground up to integrate ...... 29 Oct 2012
Skype battery usage slashed on Windows 8 devices
Skype battery usage slashed on Windows 8 devices
Skype app designed to use less power. Essentially, when the Skype app is running in the background on Windows 8, it stops using the CPU of ...... 23 Oct 2012
Microsoft unveils Skype for Windows 8
Microsoft unveils Skype for Windows 8
Microsoft has unveiled the long-awaited Skype for Windows 8, which will be available starting on Friday with the launch of the Surface and other ...... 22 Oct 2012
Amazon to take on Google with Kindle Fire HD 7
Amazon to take on Google with Kindle Fire HD 7
In a direct effort to take on the 7-inch Google Nexus 7, Amazon has introduced the Kindle Fire HD 7 with a price tag of $199. The 7" Kindle ...... 06 Sep 2012
Making a Skype call in Ethiopia comes with jail time
Making a Skype call in Ethiopia comes with jail time
Thanks to new legislation passed by the government, using Skype in Ethiopia can come with a 15-year jail sentence. The legislation actually ...... 16 Jun 2012 - 9 comments
Skype now available for PS Vita
Skype now available for PS Vita
Skype has launched their anticipated Video and Voice app for the handheld console today. The PlayStation Vita will now give gamers a chance ...... 24 Apr 2012 - 2 comments
Cisco appealing Microsoft's purchase of Skype
Cisco appealing Microsoft's purchase of Skype
Cisco has confirmed today it will appeal the European Commission's approval of Microsoft's purchase of Skype. Last year, the software giant ...... 16 Feb 2012 - 3 comments
New Vonage Mobile apps offer free smartphone to smartphone calling
New Vonage Mobile apps offer free smartphone to smartphone calling
Vonage has released new mobile apps for iOS and Android offering free voice and texting throughout the world. In 2010 Vonage expanded into ...... 09 Feb 2012 - 3 comments
Skype app for Windows Phone coming soon
Skype app for Windows Phone coming soon
According to Skype's VP of products Rick Osterloh, a Skype app for Windows Phone devices is coming soon. The exec noted that the company ...... 15 Jan 2012 - 2 comments
Airports getting free Wi-Fi via Skype
Airports getting free Wi-Fi via Skype
Skype has said this week it will be making free Wi-Fi available at over 50 airports in the U.S. The promotion goes live today and will last ...... 21 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
Questions over Skype security flaw
Questions over Skype security flaw
Flaws in Skype expose users. The NYU-Poly website is reporting on an issue with how Skype calling works that can allow an attacker to retrieve ...... 10 Dec 2011
Uh oh, Skype founders working on Vdio, a rival to Netflix
Uh oh, Skype founders working on Vdio, a rival to Netflix
According to GigaOM, Skype founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennström are working on an online video service that will compete against market leader Netflix. ...... 18 Oct 2011 - 4 comments
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