Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

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

Wedding Day via Skype

Sereyroth and Tim met in Cambodia as he asked her for help with finding a barber around town one day. The two fell in love and embarked on an 18-month romance made possible by Skype video calls. As a… Read more

Get wordy with Skype

Today's technology is changing our vocabulary – from l33t speak to shortcuts. Find out more about recent language evolution with Skype. And add a little lingo to your next Skype video call. Skype may have made it even easier for… Read more

Chef de Skype

If you're a fan of the popular day time cooking show "Every Day with Rachael Ray," then you likely have seen celebrity cooking host Rachael Ray bring cooking enthusiasts into her show via Skype video call. From one kitchen to… Read more

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