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Skype Releases Beta for Windows Mobile Skype Releases Beta for Windows Mobile

Telephony king Skype just announced its new Skype for Windows Phone Beta app. This now makes Skype available on almost all of the leading mobile smartphone operating systems. The gold version of the app will be available in April. You …

32 Million People Logged Into Skype At Same Time 32 Million People Logged Into Skype At Same Time

Skype announced today that it has reached a milestone in internet usage. They had 32 million people logged onto their service at the same time. I had no idea Skype had become so popular. With the rising cost of long …

Cisco Challenges Microsoft’s Skype Acquisition In EU Court Cisco Challenges Microsoft’s Skype Acquisition In EU Court

Concerned that Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype could leave other video communications services out in the cold, Cisco is planning to challenge the deal through the European Union’s highest court. Although the European Commission already approved the acquisition last year, Cisco …

New Vonage iPhone, Android App Takes Aim At Skype New Vonage iPhone, Android App Takes Aim At Skype
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Vonage has released a new app for mobile devices as part of its ongoing rivalry with VoIP giant Skype. The app, Vonage Mobile, is available today for iOS and Android devices. Vonage Mobile offers free app-to-app calling, and claims to …

FBI Accessed MegaUpload’s Skype Conversations
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It seems that electronic surveillance may have played a big role in the government’s evidence. Among the documents filed by the U.S. attorney’s office as part of the proceedings against MegaUpload are reams of internal electronic documents apparently gathered from …

Due To Skype, Your International Calls Will Not Be Completed As Dialed Due To Skype, Your International Calls Will Not Be Completed As Dialed
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In the very near future it looks like we’ll be adding the international phone call to the List of Inglorious Obsolescence currently populated by Crystal Pepsi, privacy, MC Hammer pants, and crank-start automobiles. Due to the increased “cross-border traffic” of …

Sony Keeps Video Recorders Relevant At CES Sony Keeps Video Recorders Relevant At CES

Sony wants to everybody to get a little bloggie with their new camera. Sony at CES announced the new Wi-Fi enabled Bloggie Live HD Camera. The device is significant because it is integrated with Skype’s Qik Video service. The Bloggie …

Free Skype WiFi For NYC New Year’s Eve Celebrations Free Skype WiFi For NYC New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Skype offered free Skype WiFi in airports around the U.S. from December 21 through December 27. Now, they’re expanding their holiday generosity to include New Year’s Eve – for those celebrating in NYC, that is. Skype is providing the service …

Skype Gives Away Free Skype WiFi In Airports For The Holidays Skype Gives Away Free Skype WiFi In Airports For The Holidays

Skype announced it is offering free Skype WiFi in airports around the U.S. from December 21 through December 27. “Travelers passing through or delayed in over 50 airports across the country,” Skype’s Shadi Mahassel says, “will be able to access …

Skype For Android Now Lets You Send Pictures And Videos Skype For Android Now Lets You Send Pictures And Videos

Skype announced a new update for its Android app – version 2.6. The update lets users send photos and videos to friends and family right from Skype. “We’ve brought this out just in time for the upcoming holiday season, so …

Skype Facebook Calling on Mac And Windows Skype Facebook Calling on Mac And Windows
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Skype announced today that it has launched Skype 5.4 Beta for Mac and Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows, which allow you to conduct Facebook-to-Facebook calls from within Skype. “This new development in the Skype-Facebook partnership is the latest example of …

Galaxy Nexus, Skype & Moustaches Galaxy Nexus, Skype & Moustaches
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Today’s video round-up shares a few looks at the Galaxy Nexus phone, as well as some Movember-related moustache videos. Plus Skype for Windows now has Facebook integration. View more daily video round-ups here. Galaxy Nexus: Calling All: Galaxy Nexus: Google …

Skype & Facebook’s Impact on the College Experience Skype & Facebook’s Impact on the College Experience

In today’s infographic round-up, we look at one about Facebook’s impact on the college experience, and one shared by Skype and Microsoft as the the latter’s acquisition of the former has been completed. View more daily infographic round-ups here. OnlinePHD.org …

Microsoft Skype Acquisition Now Official Microsoft Skype Acquisition Now Official
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Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype has now closed. The company paid $8.5 billion. Microsoft says the two companies will remain focused on connecting people across all devices, and accelerating both companies’ efforts to transform real-time communications for consumers and enterprise customers. …

Skype iPhone/iPad Apps Get Updated Skype iPhone/iPad Apps Get Updated

Skype just got some new features on the iPhone and iPad versions. An update for the iPhone app includes a feature that reduces shakiness of an outgoing Skype video chat, when you’re using the rear-facing camera. “So, if you’re using …

Infographic: Daily Skype Life Infographic: Daily Skype Life

What’s it like being a person that uses Skype? Are you apart of the crowd or on the loner side of the fence? Is there a much larger Skype community at play than many would suspect? If their “direct from …

Skype Tackles the Home Phone Market Skype Tackles the Home Phone Market
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Surely, this news will please E.T., right? Oh, wait. That’s “phone home,” not “home phone.” What we have here is a device that allows would-be Skype users to access the service from their home phone. That’s right. No longer are …

Skype App Directory Launched Skype App Directory Launched
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Skype has launched a new application directory for apps built on the Skype API. There are apps for business, call recording, desktop and whiteboard sharing, faxing, integrations with popular software and mobile video communications. There are currently five apps in …

GroupMe To Be Acquired By Skype (Microsoft) GroupMe To Be Acquired By Skype (Microsoft)

GroupMe announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Skype. GroupMe is a popular group messaging service. On its company blog, GroupMe writes: Over the last few months, we had been in talks with Skype that started with …

Skype Updates for Mac OS X Lion Skype Updates for Mac OS X Lion
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Skype announced the launch of a new version of Skype for Max OS X in version 5.3, which includes support for Mac OS X Lion and HD video calls. “Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X is built to work with …

More Android Phones To Get Skype Video Chat More Android Phones To Get Skype Video Chat
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While Google is fighting everybody in the tech industry–at least it seems that way–over Android patents, the mobile device operating system received some additional usability, thanks to the Skype 2.1 application update. Actually, Skype’s video chat service was already supported …