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Challenge Laid Down; Challenge Met – Now You Pick the Winner

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Recently we laid down a challenge to all the Skype fashionistas. Their mission? To style an outfit around a pair of boyfriend jeans, and that challenge was well and truly met. We received a dizzying amount of excellent entries and the eight semi-finalists have been selected. It’s up to you, the fashion-conscious cognoscenti, to vote … Read more

TED 2014 – Envision The Future of Music

The key message of every TED talk, conference or panel is ‘ideas worth spreading’. One person whose ideas are definitely worth spreading is multi-talented musician and Skype Music Moment Maker Frank Bell. Frank is a classically trained cellist who loves experimenting with numerous musical styles – funk, soul, pop, you name it. As he told … Read more

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier Characters Assemble As Skype Icons

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Emoticons have been gracing Skype chats since 2004. You’ve told us you love these fun faces, expressions and icons because they add an extra flair to conversations, and you’re always clamoring for new additions. So, today, we’re excited to let you know that Skype emoticons are adopting new “hidden heroes” alter egos, transforming into characters … Read more

Skype Labs: Five Years of Innovation

Can you imagine a world without numbers? The Pirahã people, in the northwest jungle of Brazil, have one of the world’s few examples of an anumeric language. Think about how difficult it would be in our everyday lives, or on Skype, to express quantities only through approximations, as do the Pirahã. By looking at a … Read more

Share Your Style in the Boyfriend Jeans Challenge

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When it comes to fashion, it’s easy to stay on top of the latest trends, but developing an iconic personal style is a challenge. As style icon Coco Chanel once said, “Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” A quick Skype video call, photo share, or video message are the most efficient ways to compare … Read more

2 Weeks, 5 Cities, 1 Dream Vacation – Enter to Win!

In Rerouted: a Skype travel challenge, travel blogger Mike Corey journeyed to Istanbul.  But this was no ordinary trip; he had no idea where he was headed next, and with detours to go bungee jumping in Italy, dancing in France, and scuba diving in Greece, each day was an adventure. With the help of his friends … Read more

Say Hello to Skype for the Nokia X Family

We’re at Mobile World Congress this week, and whether or not you are in Barcelona, you cannot escape the innovation and excitement around the mobile space. In fact, each month, the growth rate of new users coming to Skype on a tablet or phone is double what it was the year before. And Skype continues … Read more

Just Say Hello

A quick hello, a warm smile, a friendly wave. These simple gestures can spark meaningful human interaction, which has been proven to have a stunningly positive effect on your health and happiness. That’s why O, The Oprah Magazine has partnered with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Skype to get the world talking again, face-to-face. We live in an era when we are more connected … Read more

Ask Victoria Beckham Your Questions on Skype

Have you ever wanted to find out what life is really like for a top fashion designer? We are giving fans the chance to ask Victoria Beckham via Skype video message about her fashion journey and her creative inspiration on The Skype Collaboration Project. You’ll be able to see Victoria answer some of your questions … Read more

Do You Use Skype Everywhere?

We all know that Skype makes it easy to stay in touch with family and friends, no matter how close or far away; Skype calls from the laptop or desktop computer are an integral part of many relationships. But there are more ways to enjoy the versatility of Skype than sitting in front of a … Read more

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