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Date Night with Skype

The holidays are just around the corner—making time spent apart from your sweetie all the more sensitive. But don’t despair! With Skype as a third-party means of keeping in touch, you can hone in on your honey—no matter far away they are. After all—nothing says “Thinking of you,” like a sweet stream of texts, instant … Read more

Frankie Ballard: The Skype Six is a Helluva tour

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My favorite part about what I do is being out on the road touring, I definitely feel more at home on the road than I do in Nashville. The energy is awesome.  Being out on tour makes me feel like I have a purpose. During the little downtime I have I usually work on the … Read more

Talking food on Skype

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Skype Food Ambassador Tom Le Mesurier is an expat living in Brazil. Originally from England, he moved to South America after meeting the love of his life. Fascinated by Brazil’s food and culture, he founded the local food blog, Eat Rio. Tom shares his passion for food and his adopted home city by giving food … Read more

Video Message Truth or Dare with Skype Sci-Fi Ambassador

Watch out, truth or dare isn’t reserved for middle school slumber parties any more. Your next dare might be coming to a mobile device near you. Recently, Skype’s bold Sci-fi Ambassador  Jonathan London, managed to take truth or dare to the comic convention floor with the help of Skype in between writing the Miami Vice … 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

Futuristic Orchestra Stars New York Subway Musicians & Skype

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On a sunny September morning, mid Bryant Park, Ljova Zhurbin stood surrounded by an array of laptop-supporting folding chairs. With screens featuring 11 of the city’s celebrated subway musicians over Skype, the city’s first digital orchestra—once isolated within their separate subway stations—joined together in a timely beat. A beat that was created solely with the … Read more

Skype Moments of the Week

Traveling the world or moving to a new place can broaden your horizons and provide you with once in a lifetime experiences, but being away from loved ones can often make you homesick. In these Skype Moments of the week, world travelers, everyday adventurers and globetrotting foodies share some of their most precious Skype Moments. … Read more

Frank Bell and Samir Maamari Jam over Skype

During a recent Skype jam session, Skype Music Ambassador Frank Bell and fellow Music Moment Maker Samir Mamaari showed us technology’s potential to aid musical collaboration. Frank explained that collaboration is a crucial part of the songwriting process for musicians, saying, “Songwriting is about being open with someone and their ideas, and Skype allows that … Read more

Skype and Mrs.P take on 21st Century Storytelling

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Once upon a time, three successful entertainment industry veterans decided to use Skype to revive the art of children’s storytelling with a 21st century update. The trio – an actress, writer, and producer all well-versed in the art and power of storytelling – realized that they could help inspire a new generation of creators by … Read more

Skype Moments of the Week

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When distance is no longer a barrier; it’s amazing what we can accomplish. Everyday, Moment Makers delight us with their incredible Skype stories. This week, we’re celebrating three Moment Makers who use Skype to stay in touch with their better halves, cure homesickness, and even perform baffling magic tricks. While studying abroad in Bangladesh, AbuJafar … Read more

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