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Skype at Variety's 2011 Power of Women Event

For the past three years, Variety magazine, a leading publication for business entertainment news, has held Variety’s Power of Women event. This event celebrates women in entertainment who have made noteworthy philanthropic and charitable contributions all over the world. Last… Read more

Vocal Training via Skype

One of the many perks of Skype is how it can bring people together, face-to-face, across thousands of miles. So often, we hear of families and friends utilizing Skype to keep their relationships strong. However, more and more, we are… Read more

Utilizing Skype to Change the News and Film Industries

Television and film have changed over the years, especially the use of technology within production. As gadgets and core technology evolves, the media industry evolves with them. Throughout the day, you may tune in to your local news station to… Read more

What do people really think of Skype?

We really enjoyed Business Insider's online story today. We love it that Business Insider took their story out to average people for 'man on the street' interviews asking their opinion about Skype. Check out the video:… Read more

Royals Round-Up

The past few weeks, we've heard a lot of chatter surrounding royal families using Skype and we love it! A couple weeks ago, Skype created a survey to see which member of the royal family Britons would most like to… Read more

The Modern Day Book Club with Meg Wolitzer

Earlier this summer, we told you about the exciting partnership with MORE Magazine in which nine lucky book clubs could submit for the chance to be part of a virtual book club with author Meg Wolitzer. On August 7th, the… Read more

Digital Artist Uses Skype for Transatlantic Portrait Painting Sessions

For San Francisco-based digital artist David Newman, a specialist in painting life portraits with the iPad, Skype has enabled him to expand his portrait painting studio to anywhere in the world that has an internet connection. Photo by Peter Blacksberg…. Read more

Your #ILOVESKYPE Stories

We've seen a lot of response with the #ILOVESKYPE moments you are sharing for Skype's 8th Birthday. Here are our eight favorites. 1) @GeneralMattina: @Skype 92 yr old Grandmama in PA Skyping my sister in LA. #ILOVESKYPE http://twitpic.com/6d985o 2) @Rorymi6:… Read more

Amy's Travels Project Connects Classrooms Globally through Literature Content

Written by Kathryn Starke, an elementary school literacy specialist, author, and educational publisher. She wrote Amy's Travels to provide a children's book that teaches global awareness for teachers and students across the globe. Every year, we as teachers, rack our… Read more

Amy's Travels Project Connects Classrooms Globally through Literature Content

Written by Kathryn Starke, an elementary school literacy specialist, author, and educational publisher. She wrote Amy’s Travels to provide a children’s book that teaches global awareness for teachers and students across the globe. Every year, we as teachers, rack our… Read more

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