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Moon Taxi – Live on the Skype Six Ones to Watch Tour

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Moon Taxi’s ethos has always been about keeping fans happy with our music and at shows. It is important for us to stay connected with them to keep building a close-knit Moon Taxi community. We can really feel the growth as we tour the country; going to a new city and hearing people sing along … Read more

JacksGap Follow Their Hearts to New York City

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A month ago, we partnered with JacksGap to create “Following Heart” – a three part video series that captures powerful, real-life Skype enabled stories. Today, Jack and Finn Harries have just launched the first episode, the story of Danielle Turano, a professional violinist and music teacher from Brooklyn. “Danielle has an incredible passion for music … Read more

Moment Makers is putting down roots in Mexico and Brazil

Just over a year ago, we created a community known as Moment Makers; dedicated to celebrating the many ways people use Skype to help them do more of what they love. Thousands have already entered contests, gotten exclusive access to their favorite Marvel superheroes and made unforgettable Skype moments at the Independent Spirit Awards and … Read more

Introducing Skype Moments of the Week

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Whether you’re meeting a new member of the family for the first time or catching up with an old friend, your Skype Moments are as unique as you are. From extraordinary events to everyday fun, each Skype chat is one-of-a-kind. Join us in celebrating the memories that you make on Skype by sharing your photos, … Read more

Skype Qik keeps you connected between calls

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Imagine if you could reinvent the Skype experience, taking into account how messaging, selfies and app culture have changed the way we communicate. A small team of Skype designers and developers recently took up the challenge to build a new app to run alongside Skype and provide an ongoing form of video chat. They knew … Read more

The Ones to Watch Skype Six Fall Tour

The Ones to Watch “Skype Six” Fall tour kicks off this month, giving music fans a chance to discover new music, win tickets to gigs, and get up close and personal with your favorite bands. Through a variety of exclusive Skype experiences, The Skype Six Fall tour will give you a taste of life on … Read more

Making improvements to high-definition video call quality

We love to say that distance is no match for Skype – so whether your loved ones are across the globe or across the street, you can always call and say hello to see the smiling faces that are important to you – in crystal clear, high definition video. We want to make sure that … Read more

Tyson Mayr: Making the world smaller with Skype

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Moment Maker Tyson Mayr uses Skype to bring RainCatcher sponsors and recipients to each other’s doorsteps, regardless of where the sponsors are in the world. RainCatcher provides safe drinking water those who need it – a staggering 1.1 billion people worldwide do not have clean water access. As the Chief Charity Ambassador for RainCatcher, Tyson … Read more

Help safeguard your Skype account

Chores are often not things we do for fun. But there’s usually a good reason to do them and the best way to handle them is to do them quickly and then get on with fun stuff like calling and messaging your friends and family. Helping to safeguard your Skype account and keeping it up … Read more

HopeCam helps Leukemia patients fight loneliness with Skype

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Matt Forkas stared in the mirror but couldn’t recognize the bald, puffy, worn-out face looking back at him. However, when Matt looked into his web cam for the first time – his classmates on the other side didn’t see the bald, puffy, unfamiliar face that Matt saw – they saw their nine-year old friend bravely … Read more

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