Skype enables call recording features
Skype has added call recording to most of its latest versions enabling you to record audio and video calls to the cloud, or locally.
Back to Basics: Skype removes social media features
Skype is working to simplify the user experience again by removing new social media-like features that didn't catch on with users.
Skype pulled from Apple, Android app stores in China
Microsoft's Skype video-phone call and messaging service has disappeared from Apple's App Store in China, as well as stores for Android.
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.
Microsoft acquires conference call sharing startup Talko
Microsoft has acquired Talko, the startup led by former Microsoft CTO Ray Ozzie.
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.
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. ......
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.
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.
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 were released as recently as February 2014.
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 mobile networks continue to grow, as well.
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.
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.
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 each of those months.
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.
WP7: No more Skype updates
Microsoft will provide no more updates for Skype on Windows Phone 7, the Skype blog has revealed.
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.
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.
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.
Skype surpasses 100 million Android installations
Microsoft has announced today that their Skype for Android app has no surpassed 100 million installations.