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Online dating leads to long distance love via Skype

A whirlwind romance was never something 28 year-old Michelle Gerson expected, but it was exactly what she got two years ago when she met her now fiancé, Jason Wagner, online. Michelle and Jason, better known as ‘welljustbecause’ and ‘Coldsideofpillow’ on OKCupid, first met in June 2011. The chemistry was instant, and they began emailing and … Read more

Skype for Windows Phone 8 updated, now with HD Video!

Today we have released an update for the Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview, version 2.4 In this release, we focused on increasing quality & reliability while also adding new capabilities based on customer feedback. Get the updated version now from Windows Phone Store. Here are just a few of the new capabilities you can … Read more

Skype Brings Together Bands and Fans at SXSW 2013

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Over the past weekend, hordes of music fans and artists once again gathered together in Austin, Texas for the 27th annual SXSW Music Conference.  The days were jam packed with people from around the world in the music industry, eager to share their experiences and stories with one another.  Music truly brings people together, just … Read more

Skype hosting BlogHer Entrepreneurs this week – join us!

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This Thursday and Friday, Skype is hosting an event that we’re really excited about — the third annual BlogHer Entrepreneurs conference — where budding entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to network with and learn from some of Silicon Valley’s leading movers and shakers. The event will take place March 21-22 at the Microsoft Conference Center, 1065 La Avenida … Read more

Focused to the core: Pilates instructor uses Skype for one-on-one coaching

The physical fitness practice known as Pilates was developed in the early 20th century, and now has more than 11 million people practicing it worldwide. Denise Posnak fell in love with Pilates over ten years ago and quickly decided to become an instructor. After 12 years of teaching, this New York-based instructor has found a … Read more

He jumps off buildings, He sets himself on fire, He uses Skype

When Anthony Molinari first arrived in Hollywood as an aspiring stuntman he believed that the best way to make a name for himself was by doing the “gnarliest gags” which include “car hits” and “stair falls”. Now, a decade later, with credits in The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and the upcoming The Lone Ranger … Read more

Skype 6.3 for Windows

Today we have released a new version of Skype for Windows. Skype 6.3 for Windows is a maintenance release which brings to you a set of quality and performance related improvements. Start downloading the new version of Skype now. Let us know what you think about the new release by discussing what matters on the … Read more

Skype 6.3 for Mac

Today we have released a new version of Skype for Mac. In this release, we have worked on improving the quality of the overall user experiences. New features and improvements in Skype 6.3 for Mac include: See a slideshow of other participants in a group call when you are the current speaker New In-Call DTMF dial … Read more

Skype spells profit out of the gate for West Coast Call Center

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We loved hearing recently that Skype enabled the entrepreneurs behind West Coast Call Center to take the initial plunge into business for themselves. The 18-month-old company prospects for customers on behalf of its clients, who are primarily companies in the insurance and financial industries. The call center gets in touch with the right decision makers, … Read more

Skype Click to Call on Mac Safari gets a makeover

Skype Click to Call for Mac (version 2.6) is now available. Look for the refreshed user interface and retina quality images which make Click to Call look more at home in Mac Safari. Download the new Skype Click to Call now and let us know what you think by sharing feedback on the Skype Support Network. Read more

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