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ON THE LINE with VICE News: Share Your Questions on Income Inequality with Skype and VICE News

The issue of income inequality is currently being debated across the nation. In the midst of the controversy and conversation surrounding everything from raising the minimum wage to the shrinking of the middle class, Skype is teaming up with VICE News to help you get your questions answered. To share your question, simply launch Skype, … Read more

Skype and Acer Ask Stars of the LPGA ‘What Drives You?’

We all have someone or something that drives us to succeed. Whether it’s the will to win or the determination to reach the next level, it’s that drive that helps us achieve our dreams. Skype has teamed up with Acer, an official sponsor of the LPGA, to find out what pushes the world’s top female … Read more

Skype Went Big to Celebrate Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Never ones to shy away from a celebration, Skype teamed up with Marvel to get our users and Moment Makers as close as possible to all the action (and there was plenty) of the brand-new Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Here are a few of our favorite highlights. Skype’s epic group video call and chat … Read more

Top Reasons Skype Can Help You To Grow and Innovate Your Business (Part 1)

Skype Innovation Moment Maker, digital guru and extreme innovator, Chris Merkle uses Skype video calling to manage his digital agency and collaborate with teams around the globe. This means he has more time to focus on the future of digital and what’s next, as well as growing his business. You can keep up with him … Read more

Shape Up for Summer—with Skype!


Warmer days are on the way! For folks looking to trim down or tone up, now is the time to kickstart your beach-body-ready workout. But forget that indoors-only routine, and let your home stash of DVDs continue collecting dust: we’ve found the woman who’s combining mobile tech with plenty of fitness-minded teachings. We’re assuming you’ve … Read more

What Podcasts Can Teach You About Skype

In recent years there’s been a boom in the popularity of podcasts as a way to get news and entertainment on all kinds of subjects. Even if you haven’t caught the bug yet, the buzz of big shows like Serial might have filtered into your newsfeed. Using Skype to help production is one thing that … Read more

Skype 7.8 for Mac is now available!


Today we are pleased to release Skype 7.8 for Mac. We have redesigned the chat input field to give you quicker access to some well-loved features. Now it only takes one click to start sending photos, files, contacts and video messages. We have also added the ability to paste or drag images directly into the … Read more

ON THE LINE with VICE News: Share Your Questions on the Middle East with Skype and VICE News

The current state of the Middle East is the subject of much discussion and debate. While opinions on the latest issues in Iraq, Syria and throughout the region may vary, everyone’s voice deserves to be heard. In order to help you get your questions answered, Skype and VICE News are giving you the chance to … Read more

Must Read: Touching German Couple Gives the Gift of Music Over Skype


Dr. Klaus Röse and Marita Frehse (aka Jo & Josephine) are a talented, touching German duo who—via the power of Skype and their heartwarming harmonies—bring live tunes to the ears of eager listeners everywhere. Alongside teaching and hosting their own hit show on television, the musicians have performed at weddings and parties, as well as … Read more

Online Safety for the Next Generation


I’ve mentioned before on this blog that Skype takes online safety very seriously. The online world is becoming an increasingly large part of our lives, a fact that is doubly true for people growing up in this internet-connected age. The next generation faces a daunting set of challenges to their online safety that are constantly … Read more

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