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Skype TX expands the elections coverage

Microsoft Media Center at Iowa Caucuses 2016

Skype TX’s broadcasting capabilities combines traditional press and new media, bringing out the best of both worlds—for free. Located at the heart of Microsoft’s Media Center in Des Moines during the recent Iowa Caucuses, the Skype TX mobile studio enabled media outlets to seamlessly reach a potential cast of 300 million users through a studio … Read more

Skype brings you healthy food tips from Russ Crandall

The Domestic Man

For the past few weeks, we’ve been helping vlogger Claire Marshall meet her health and fitness goals with the help of our experts (and it’s not too late for you to join in). With a focus on exercise in our first few weeks, we want to make sure your nutrition is getting just as much attention. … Read more

Liverpool FC fans get a Skype surprise and the chance to win signed jerseys

Liverpool Football Club

March 3rd update: Submissions are now closed. Many thanks to everyone who tweeted their guesses. To uncover the identity of the mystery LFC star, watch the full video: *** So many of us dream of meeting our favorite football players, but few of us actually get the opportunity to see them off the field. A … Read more

Sing your heart out for Liverpool FC for a chance to win

Skype Liverpool FC

Skype have teamed up with Liverpool FC to give Reds fans around the world the chance to win a legendary Anfield experience — when Liverpool FC take on Newcastle United. Entering is simple — just send us a Skype video message of the last chorus of You’ll Never Walk Alone for your chance to sing … Read more

Professional street skater Leticia Bufoni shares the thrills of X Games Oslo with the help of Skype

Leticia Bufoni

When pro street skater Leticia Bufoni was a little girl growing up in Brazil, her grandmother gave her a skateboard as a gift and she fell in love with the sport. Ever since then she’s been working tirelessly to perfect the exciting terrain of street skating. So far her biggest achievement has been winning the … Read more

Lindsey Duggan shows us the ropes (well… silks) of aerial fitness

Air Los Angeles

This year, we’ve been dedicated to helping our friends (that’s you!) make their heath goals a reality. We teamed up with vlogger Claire Marshall and got some professionals on the case to give her tips, tricks and workouts that all of you could follow at home. In her latest vlog offering, she headed down to … Read more

Photographer Branden Harvey captures long distance love in a Valentine’s Day Instagram takeover

Branden Harvey

Branden Harvey is taking over our Instagram this Valentine’s Day weekend and sharing the beauty and magic of long distance love through photography. Aside from being a professional photographer, Branden was also in a long distance relationship and first fell in love with his wife over Skype. Here is his story. Sammi and I first … Read more

Celebrating literacy with Skype in the Classroom

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Throughout the month of February, Skype in the Classroom and LitWorld are celebrating literacy and invite you and your classroom to join in. Here is how you can get involved in the lead up to World Read Aloud Day. Talk with an author. Authors worldwide are volunteering their time to talk with students over Skype. Book … Read more

Immersive, candid and personal storytelling: an interview with Sterling Proffer, GM of VICE News

VICE News

As partners who share VICE’s broadcasting passion, Skype in Media sat down with Sterling Proffer, General Manager of VICE News, for a chat on digital media, millennials and a more seamless means of assembling and allocating content. “We’ve always focused on a certain style of storytelling which is really immersive, candid, and personal”, Sterling explains. … Read more

As X Games ends, Skype recalls some of the highlights

Gus Kenworthy

Whooaaaa… What a ride. After taking to the slopes of Colorado, Skype is still breathless, and slightly giddy, after the rush of the X Games Aspen 2016. Our mission was to bring fans closer to the action and to the athletes. And boy did we deliver the goods. Just a few of our personal highlights … Read more

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