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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
Microsoft finalizes acquisition of Skype
Microsoft finalizes acquisition of Skype
Microsoft has announced this week the closing of their $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype. Notes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: Skype is ...... 15 Oct 2011
Skype 2.1 enables video on majority of Android devices
Skype 2.1 enables video on majority of Android devices
Skype expands number of Android devices that can use video call features dramatically. The Skype for Android application has been updated ...... 05 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
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