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Make Your Big Break – Show Your Skills on Simon Cowell’s New Channel “The You Generation”

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Do all of your friends say you can sing like an angel? Do your cakes and cookies make your best pals sigh with delight? Does everybody say you do an amazing impression of President Obama? Do you think that you could be the best in the world at dog training, BMX bike riding, stand-up comedy, … Read more

From Mexico City to Manchester, Skype and Peace One Day Host Student SkypeTalks

One of my favorite early grade school memories was having a pen pal. Every year, my teacher would present each student with a profile of another student who lived in another town across the nation. I would immediately begin writing to my pen pal, asking them questions like: “What is the weather like where you … Read more

Online dating leads to long distance love via Skype

A whirlwind romance was never something 28 year-old Michelle Gerson expected, but it was exactly what she got two years ago when she met her now fiancé, Jason Wagner, online. Michelle and Jason, better known as ‘welljustbecause’ and ‘Coldsideofpillow’ on OKCupid, first met in June 2011. The chemistry was instant, and they began emailing and … Read more

Skype for Windows Phone 8 updated, now with HD Video!

Today we have released an update for the Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview, version 2.4 In this release, we focused on increasing quality & reliability while also adding new capabilities based on customer feedback. Get the updated version now from Windows Phone Store. Here are just a few of the new capabilities you can … Read more

Skype Brings Together Bands and Fans at SXSW 2013

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Over the past weekend, hordes of music fans and artists once again gathered together in Austin, Texas for the 27th annual SXSW Music Conference.  The days were jam packed with people from around the world in the music industry, eager to share their experiences and stories with one another.  Music truly brings people together, just … Read more

Skype hosting BlogHer Entrepreneurs this week – join us!

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This Thursday and Friday, Skype is hosting an event that we’re really excited about — the third annual BlogHer Entrepreneurs conference — where budding entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to network with and learn from some of Silicon Valley’s leading movers and shakers. The event will take place March 21-22 at the Microsoft Conference Center, 1065 La Avenida … Read more

Ja ich will – mit Skype!

Auch wenn das Wetter es (noch) nicht vermuten lässt, der Frühling naht und so manch einer steckt bereits mitten in der Planung der eigenen Hochzeit oder hilft als Trauzeuge tatkräftig mit, damit an diesem Tag für das Brautpaar alles perfekt ist! Doch was ist, wenn Freunde oder Familienmitglieder verhindert sind, wenn die Distanz zwischen euch … Read more

ケータイからの通話がわずか6.7円/分~!新しくなったSkypeの月額プランをご紹介します

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SkypeはSkypeユーザー同士の無料通話に加えて、世界中の固定電話と携帯電話に格安で通話ができる有料の月額プランがあります。月額プランは毎月定額で一定の時間(60分や120分など)、指定の国に格安で通話ができるサービスです。 日本国内の Read more

Focused to the core: Pilates instructor uses Skype for one-on-one coaching

The physical fitness practice known as Pilates was developed in the early 20th century, and now has more than 11 million people practicing it worldwide. Denise Posnak fell in love with Pilates over ten years ago and quickly decided to become an instructor. After 12 years of teaching, this New York-based instructor has found a … Read more

Hoje é o Dia da Escola – e de todos os que trabalham nela

“A educação é a arma mais poderosa que existe para mudar o mundo”. – Nelson Mandela Hoje, dia 15 de março, é o Dia Mundial da Escola, e um dia muito importante para nós da Skype. Isso porque aqui temos uma paixão inabalável pelo tema educação. Quando o Skype lançou a sua comunidade global para … Read more

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