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Will Brazil win the World Cup? Of course, says a Brazilian.

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Tiago Mello was ecstatic when it was announced back in 2007 that Brazil would host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Living in San Francisco and studying tourism, Tiago was one of some 1.5 million Brazilians living around the world as part of the “Brazilian Diaspora.” Upon seeing the news on TV, he used Skype to … Read more

The ultimate guide to acing a Skype job interview

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College has ended. Now what? Searching for a job is ridiculously stressful. But it doesn’t have to be, especially with help from someone who’s been in your shoes. Lauren Berger, founder of internqueen.com and Microsoft Windows spokesperson, shares insights on job-hunting in the digital age as well as how to land the career of your … Read more

Riding High at X Games Austin

Skype will be back at ESPN’s X Games bringing you all the action directly from Circuit of the Americas in Austin. To get you closer to the X Games, we’re hosting a Skype call with top BMXer, Chad Kerley. He’ll be chatting with some lucky fans live from the X Games practice track in Austin! … Read more

5 top tips to enjoy the World Cup with Xbox One and Skype

If you’re not among the millions of spectators who will watch the World Cup matches live and would prefer the comfort of your own home over the loud crowds at the local pub, you can still be part of all the action. Thanks to Skype on Xbox One*, here are some ways you can experience … Read more

Managing your Skype Status and Notifications on Multiple Devices

You might have recently spotted a guide to solving Skype sign-in issues on this blog, which was requested in a poll on the Skype Community. The response to the poll was overwhelming so we didn’t want to leave it at that. We ran another one of these polls recently and you asked to hear more … Read more

Save Your Business Time and Money: Kick off Your Hiring Process with Skype

The hiring game is evolving as fast as technology itself. These days, job applicants are as likely to be from the other side of the country (or planet) as across town. That means there is access to more talent than ever, but it also means businesses are often deluged with candidates. In order to solve … Read more

Skype gets fans closer to the artists: a look back at Sasquatch! 2014

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After three days of nonstop music, singing, and dancing, our time at Sasquatch! Music Festival has come to an end. While we give our vocal cords a rest, have a look at what we’ve been up to. The Skype Music Room was a giant success, thanks to all the Sasquatch fans and the artists who stopped by to hang out with … Read more

Skype in the Classroom and the Extraordinary Lesson

Cierra Holder, the guest author of this blog, is a sophomore at Lake Stevens High School in Washington State, USA. She is actively involved in the school band and loves writing and drawing.  The day began with an ensemble of strange adults in room 426. Students walked by the open doorway with quizzical looks and … Read more

The Buzz from the Scripps National Spelling Bee

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This week marks the 87th annual Scripps Spelling Bee, and I get a bit nostalgic as I think back to my own memories of “Bee Week.” I’m a former Bee contestant, having competed in the National Spelling Bee in 1998 and 1999 when I was in middle school. Now I’m a program manager on the … Read more

Master Skype on Multiple Devices with Chat Commands

If you’re a frequent reader of this blog then you probably know that I’m a huge of fan of chat commands and roles. I used them to explain how to manage your chats and they often pop up in tips on various subjects. So it probably won’t come as a surprise that I was excited … Read more

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