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What To Expect From Skype For Business

What To Expect From Skype For Business

By Chris Crum March 19, 2015

Back in November, Microsoft announced that Lync would become Skype for Business, and that it would come with a new client experience, new server release, and updates in Office 365. While Lync already gave users instant messaging and Skype audio …

Skype For iPhone Adds Group Calling Skype For iPhone Adds Group Calling

Skype announced a new update for its iPhone app, which enables users to host group audio calls from the device. There’s a new call button in the app in the bottom navigation bar, which can be used for existing and …

Skype to Get Real-Time Translation Later This Year Skype to Get Real-Time Translation Later This Year

There’s no denying that Microsoft’s Skype has played a huge part in international communication, as it’s one of the most popular ways for person A to see and hear person B across the globe. Of course, person A and person …

Microsoft Launches Skype For Outlook.com Microsoft Launches Skype For Outlook.com

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that Skype is now available from Outlook.com for users all over the world. Last summer, the company announced availability in the U.S., U.K., Brazil and Canada. They’ve also added HD video calling for PC users, improvements …

Skype Finally Restores Blog After Attack Skype Finally Restores Blog After Attack
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Last week, Microsoft’s Skype had its Twitter account, Facebook page and blog compromised, with the Syrian Electronic Army taking control of all three to spread an anti-spying/anti-Microsoft email message. On Monday, Skype finally announced that its blog is back and …

Skype Blog, Twitter Account, Facebook Page Hacked Skype Blog, Twitter Account, Facebook Page Hacked

Microsoft’s Skype had its Twitter account, Facebook page and blog compromised on Wednesday, with the Syrian Electronic Army taking control of all three to spread its anti-spying/anti-Microsoft email message. Back in the summer, leaked slides from the NSA came out …

Xbox One Owners Get Free Skype Calls For Six Months Xbox One Owners Get Free Skype Calls For Six Months

Today, one week away from the launch of Sony’s PlayStation 4, is the day that Microsoft has chosen to release a boatload of new information about its upcoming Xbox One console. Microsoft today has already announced its streaming app lineup, …

Skype Under Investigation For Its NSA Ties Skype Under Investigation For Its NSA Ties
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Skype is not spying on you, or at least that’s what it said back in July of last year. That claim is now suspect in the wake of the Snowden leaks, especially one that found Skype had made it easier …

Bing Ads Get Skype-Integrated Call Extensions Bing Ads Get Skype-Integrated Call Extensions

Earlier this year, we reported that Bing was readying Skype-integrated click-to-call mobile ads, and now it has finally announced them. On the Bing Ads blog, Microsoft’s Ambrish Verma introduced Bing’s new Call Extensions, which work across all devices, and utilize …

Skype Will No Longer Update Its Windows Phone 7 App Skype Will No Longer Update Its Windows Phone 7 App
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Are you still rockin’ a Windows Phone 7 device? Do you regularly use Skype? If so, you might want to consider upgrading. Skype announced this morning that it has stopped development of Skype for Windows Phone 7. The decision was …

Skype 3D Video Conferencing Soon To Be Reality Skype 3D Video Conferencing Soon To Be Reality
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In today’s world of online communication, Skype has become synonymous with home-based online video conferencing, and utilizing Skype has become one of the most prominent ways to video chat with other people around the world, especially since its merger with …

Skype Comes To Outlook.com In U.S. Skype Comes To Outlook.com In U.S.
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Microsoft announced today that it is launching a preview version of Skype integration in its Outlook.com webmail product in the U.S. The company has been testing it in other markets like the U.K., Brazil and Canada, but until now, U.S. …

Kim Kardashian Wanted A Farewell Skype With Ex
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Kim Kardashian, who recently gave birth to baby North West, reportedly wanted to have one final Skype conversation with ex-husband, Kris Humphries, to be filmed and to appear on her hit television series, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians”. The reality …

Is Microsoft The Biggest Big Brother Of Them All? Is Microsoft The Biggest Big Brother Of Them All?
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Microsoft made headlines yesterday when its CEO, Steve Ballmer, announced a massive restructuring of the company. His vision is to have Microsoft provide everything for your life through a number of devices – including phones, TVs, computers and tablets. It’s …

Microsoft Allows FBI/NSA Access To Outlook, Skype Microsoft Allows FBI/NSA Access To Outlook, Skype
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Over at the YouTube page for Microsoft’s Your Privacy is Our Priority video, the description features the following promise: The lines between public and private may never be perfect, but at Microsoft we are going to keep on trying, because …

Skype Officially Adds Video Messaging Skype Officially Adds Video Messaging

About a month and a half ago, Skype announced the launch of video messaging for Windows desktop users. It was available in preview mode to Windows 7 users. Today, the company announced that the feature is now out of preview …

Skype Video Messaging Comes To Windows Desktop Skype Video Messaging Comes To Windows Desktop

Not everybody can be online all the time. For those moments, it’s best to leave a message. That was a little difficult in Skype for Windows as you could only leave text-based messages before, but that all changed this week. …