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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype Wins World Technology Award and 3 Lovie Awards

We received great news this week and wanted to share our enthusiasm with all of you. The excitement began when we received news that Skype was a finalist in the "Communications Technology" category in the 2011 World Technology Awards, an… Read more

Spooky Skype-o-ween

As one of the world's oldest holidays, Halloween is a celebrated tradition for people around the globe. From carving pumpkins and bobbing for apples to getting decked out in a scary costume for trick-or-treating, October 31st is a highly anticipated… Read more

Where in the world will you video call from?

A familiar face video calling from a far-off place will always brighten a person's day, but why not get your friends and family really involved in your trip by using Skype to video call them from some of the world's… Read more

Virtual Language Lessons

Did you know there are over 6,000 languages spoken across the globe? As an essential tool for communication for millions of people representing hundreds of countries, we know that our Skype users speak a number of different languages when connecting… Read more

Announcing SkypeKit for Desktop with Video Calling

We opened up SkypeKit in June to accelerate Skype's presence in the consumer electronics industry. While the response from developers was overwhelmingly positive, there were still calls for SkypeKit to allow for the development of desktop applications with integrated Skype… Read more

We're partnering with Indonesia's leading mobile operator

Skype is entering into a partnership with Telkomsel to extend the Skype software beyond computers to a range of mobile handsets, so consumers can take their Skype conversations with them on the go. This partnership will change the way Indonesian… Read more

Our 5 top tips for video business meetings

Get more out of your business meetings with Skype. Find out more about video calls, screen sharing and file transfers now. Read more

Video calling and video conferences with Skype

A new whitepaper from Skype shows how innovative instructors have put the software to use for teaching students in new and interesting ways. As students of all ages and teachers around the world prepare to get back to school -… Read more

Say hello with Skype

How are you today? Wherever you are in the world, it's easy to stay in touch with international calling from Skype. Though, it helps if you can at least say hello in the local lingo. Read on and say hello… Read more

Music Through Skype

This week, we saw a great video showcasing well-known Canadian singers Shania Twain and Michael Bublé recording their duet of the popular holiday song "White Christmas" together via Skype video call. With Shania in Switzerland, Michael in Napa Valley and… Read more

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