Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Aung San Suu Kyi Shares Good News via Skype

Arguably the world's best-known political dissident, Aung San Suu Kyi spent 15 years under house arrest in her native Myanmar (Burma). After her release in 2010, she maintained a busy schedule of speaking to various heads of state and her many supporters around the globe. Read more

Utilizing Big Data to Unlock Innovation in Education

I'm always looking for new areas of innovation. One topic in particular that I've been keeping an eye on is big data, as this emerging area has the potential to change multiple industries and generate tremendous value. Read more

Making the most of Skype for business

Greetings to our Skype Community! My name is Barry Castle and I'm the Product Marketing Manager for Skype's business solutions. One of the ways we're helping small businesses learn how to make the most of Skype is through webinars, and… Read more

Skype on Xfinity Rolling Out in 10 Comcast Markets This Week

Together with our partner Comcast, we've debuted Skype on Xfinity today in Boston and Seattle, enabling Comcast customers to communicate with family and friends through Skype HD video calling on their televisions. By the end of this week, the offering… Read more

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

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