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Wendy Norman & How to Make it Happen on International Women’s Day 2015

For International Women’s Day, we asked our Director of Social Good, Wendy Norman, a few questions about how her team is Making it Happen and spreading some good around the world. How are you celebrating International Women’s Day this year? I’ll start it by sending a thank you email to the women I know who … Read more

Skype – The Best Kept Secret in Hollywood? 

The 87th Academy Awards are this weekend, and once again, an Oscar nominee has landed the role thanks to the help of Skype. Rosamund Pike, up for the Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Amy Dunne in “Gone Girl,” was on-location in Northern Scotland when she first talked with director David … Read more

Help Skype Help You, and Improve Skype Support

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Have you ever used Skype’s Support site? If you have, you’ll know it’s home to hundreds of FAQs and guides to help you get everything out of Skype. It’s an important asset for all our users and we’re keen to make sure it does everything you need it to do. For that reason, we’re going … Read more

Using Skype to Catch up with Pets

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We’ve tried to make it as easy as possible for you to keep in touch with your pets no matter where you are or what device you’re using. To help show an example of how families use Skype to catch up with their pets, we met up with Lilly and followed her to the pet … Read more

JacksGap Explore the Art of Painting

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It feels like only yesterday that we partnered with Jack and Finn Harries from JacksGap. Today, the guys launch the final episode of “Following Heart,” a three part video series dedicated to capturing some of the most powerful Skype stories ever told. The first chapter took Jack and Finn to New York City where they … Read more

Good food. Good tunes. Good deeds.

Our Moment Makers are passionate about so many different things, but one topic they all feel strongly about is helping others. Skype Ambassadors Frank Bell and Tom Le Mesurier met the Skype Social Good challenge head on by hosting a Skype-enabled dinner party and silent auction in New York City. Tom curated a three-course meal … Read more

Skype Soars Through X Games Aspen 2015

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There is one thing you can absolutely predict when it comes to the X Games Aspen – that it is absolutely unpredictable. From all-new tricks to unheralded winners to the changing of the guard, every day offered something that X Games fans had never seen before. And Skype was there through it all, helping fans … Read more

Carving it up at the Aspen X Games 2015

The X Games Aspen 2015 will be known for two things: Amazingly skilled athletes who defy the laws of physics while shredding snow, air, and everything in-between. Intensely loyal fans who tune in to cheer and support their favorite X Games athletes. The fans in Aspen can get an up-close view of the athletes on a course or … Read more

Skype in Windows 10 Preview: Built into Windows 10 so you can do more with friends across devices

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As you may have heard, Skype will come built into your communications suite on Windows 10 devices across your PC, tablet and phone. As always, we look for ways to make doing more together intuitive, and on your Windows 10 device what better way to do that than to build Skype directly into messaging, calling … Read more

Tyson Mayr & the Skype Call that Saved a Life

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For most, Las Naves, Ecuador appears to be a small dot on a very large map. But there’s a lot more going on in this remote jungle town than meets the eye. Recently, Skype’s Social Good Ambassador Tyson Mayr journeyed through the dense Ecuadorian jungle to Las Naves to deliver water filters to a young child … Read more

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