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Computer Science Education Week: Maine Students Meet Minecraft Designer on Skype

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Roughly 90% of schools don’t teach computer science. Yet, it is estimated that one million computer science jobs will go unfilled every year!* This Computer Science Education Week, Skype set out to change that and get kids excited about computer science careers. Through a new Code.org partnership, classrooms can connect via Skype with the experts … Read more

Two Birds, One Award-Winning Brewery, and Plenty of Skype

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Between co-running Australia’s first ever women-owned brewery Two Birds, and facilitating the Aussie branch of Pink Boots Society—an international nonprofit set on inspiring and empowering lady brewers all over the world—Jayne Lewis works up quite a thirst. Lucky for her, she’s surrounded by an ever-pouring selection of her own highly inspired, award-winning craft brews—brews that … Read more

Help out Santa with Skype and NORAD

Santa Claus is a busy man. In between preparing for Christmas Eve and teaming up with Skype and NORAD to help map out his worldwide present delivery, there’s hardly time left to enjoy some milk and cookies. Of course, not everyone has his reindeer-powered sled for holiday traveling, and sometimes loved ones can’t always spend … Read more

From Farm to Mug—Thanks to Skype

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For Laila Ghambari, the 2014 United States barista champion,  it’s not even about the coffee. “I mean I enjoy coffee. I have one cup of coffee a day—and I make sure it’s a great one,” she smiles. “But coffee is a global commodity, and because of that—we’re everywhere.” She continues, “Skype allows us to be everywhere. … Read more

JacksGap Swim with Sharks in the Bahamas

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We recently partnered with JacksGap to create “Following Heart”  – a three part video series that captures powerful, real-life Skype enabled stories. In the second episode, launching today, Jack and Finn Harries venture to the small island of Bimini in the Bahamas. There they met Jillian Morris, a marine biologist who runs a shark conservation … Read more

Skype and Western Union are working together to spread holiday cheer

Whether it’s getting that last minute flight home for the holidays or buying a few extra gifts this year, your friends and family will breathe a huge sigh of relief when you call to tell them the money’s on its way. Now the holidays will be even more festive with extra moments of togetherness courtesy … Read more

Skype Moments of the Week

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Halloween is the only day of the year where you can become anyone or anything – including your favorite Skype emoticon. When we saw the creative ways people were using Skype to heighten their Halloween 2014 festivities, we couldn’t help but feature some of our favorites as Skype Moments of the week. The Partners of … Read more

Skype Qik gives fans a chance to get closer to their favorite vloggers

A few weeks ago, we launched Skype Qik – a new video messaging app centered around sharing moments spontaneously with your circle of friends. Now, vloggers Connor Franta and Miranda Sings are giving fans the chance to win a fun-filled day that they personally planned and directed. Two lucky winners will receive a Qik message from … Read more

Skype Moments of the week

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What makes true friends so important to our lives? They love us no matter what. They’re the first to celebrate our victories and the last to leave our side during defeat. Good pals (including the furry, feathered and four-legged ones) are a rare find. That’s why this week we’re celebrating friendships made stronger with Skype. … Read more

The 9 Key Ingredients to the Smallpools’ Skype Six Tour

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1) Rehearse New Songs & Create Set List! For the past year & a half as a band we’ve been on the road non-stop. During our off time, we’d have to go right into the studio to work on the album, so we never really had the time (or material) to fully develop a new … Read more

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