Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype in the Classroom Partners with Leading Organizations to Enable Exciting Learning Experiences

Today, Skype in the classroom is joining forces with Penguin Group, New York Philharmonic, Peace One Day, Save the Children, and the Science Museum, London to support teachers by offering exciting classroom content for their students. Registered teachers from around the globe can now browse interesting projects from these organizations on our free Skype in the classroom community of more than 28,000 educators. Read more

Skype wants to help small businesses connect and grow

If you're an entrepreneur or working in a small business that's looking to grow, wouldn't it be great to find a place online where you can make new connections easily – potential partners, suppliers, or customers anywhere in the world… Read more

The Evolution of the Skype Community

By Claudius Henrichs, Skype Community Manager As the head Community Manager for Skype, I am fortunate enough to be able to work with many of you every day that are part of our online community. For me, it is especially… Read more

Univision's 'Premios Juventud' nominees find out via Skype

Univision is very excited about the upcoming Premios Juventud 2012 music awards. So excited, that they already announced the list of nominees. But this year Univision did it differently, a way very special to us at Skype… Rodner Figueroa and… Read more

Skype 2.2 for Linux hotfix

Today we have released a hotfix for Skype 2.2 for Linux static package. Start downloading the updated version now. This release updates the libpng library, which is part of our static package, to a newer version to rectify a… Read more

Say it with Skype scoops two awards

Say it with Skype has already helped huge numbers of people celebrate special occasions, and now it has something of its own to cheer about. Our group video greeting app picked up two Drum Marketing Awards this week for 'Social… Read more

Skype and The Education Foundation Partner to Launch The Learning Lab

Recently, I announced the work Skype is doing with DonorsChoose.org, and in further pursuit of Skype's goal of connecting one million classrooms across the globe through Skype in the classroom, we have recently partnered with the UK's first cross-sector… Read more

Connected Classroom Sweepstakes Gives Schools Throughout the World a Chance to Win a Celebrity Skype Video Call

Today, Skype in the classroom is thrilled to announce the Connected Classroom Sweepstakes on Facebook, which offers lucky schools around the world the chance to have a once-in-a-lifetime Skype video call with either Steve Harvey, James Patterson, Dylan and Cole… Read more

Skype 5.7 for Mac hotfix

Today we have released a hotfix for Skype for Mac. Please update to the latest version of Skype for Mac and leave us feedback by visiting our Support Network or by reporting issues on our public issue tracker. Resolved… Read more

Connecting with Mom this Mother's Day

This Sunday, May 13th is Mother’s Day in the United States: a day to honor our moms, aunts, grandmas, and other women in our life. While seeing mom in person is ideal for Mother’s Day, many people won’t be able… Read more

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