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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

How to use Skype for desktop Gaming

Reliable, secure communication is essential for any dedicated gamer, and with the latest version of Skype for Windows, Mac, and Linux, we’ve got you and your teammates covered when it counts. While there are quite a few communication tools out there specifically for gaming, they’re not always easy to use. These tools often require time … Read more

Using Skype and Bing Maps to navigate the Tricks and the Treats this Halloween

Zack, while on a quick trip to grab coffee for his coworkers, somehow ended up in a corn maze a few miles north of nowhere. Despite a couple wrong turns and a few cold Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Louie managed to make it out of the maze and back to the office by getting directions from … Read more

Greetings from Skype’s Family Ambassador Amber Johnson

I was only recently named Skype’s Family Ambassador and I am already having a fabulous time! What could be better than representing Skype at BlogHer 2014 and interviewing (aka geeking out with) some of my favorite bloggers? I even got the chance to interview a fantastic foodie from the Cooking Channel using Skype. Over these … Read more

Changing the Game of Women’s Motocross

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As macho sports go, motocross is not far behind the likes of NFL, football, and boxing. “Currently, the motocross industry isn’t oriented toward female riders at all,” says Makenzi Wassenaar, founder of Motocross Ladies. “Many don’t even consider us to be real athletes – but we’re out to change that.” In a few short years, … Read more

Got pet peeves? Share them to win

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Do you wonder what your pets do when you’re away? Have you ever thought about spying on them using Skype video calling? It’s easy (and free) to check in on your pets over Skype – and you just might catch them up to some monkey business, which would make the perfect entry in Skype’s new … Read more

Bicycle startup gears up with group video calling

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People say that manufacturing in America is a thing of the past. They say that we no longer make things here. Two young entrepreneurs from Bellingham, Washington, disagree. Not only have Josh Bechtel and Gabe Starbuck created a successful manufacturing startup out of thin air, but they’ve created an innovative redesign of one of the world’s … Read more

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