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Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

To our gamers: IP will now be hidden by default in latest update

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Skype is fully committed to delivering as safe and secure of an experience as possible to our customers. We have recently introduced the ability to hide a Skype user’s IP address and we’ve set this as a default status in the latest versions of Skype. Starting with this update to Skype and moving forward, your … Read more

Be more productive on your phone with Skype for Android

Skype for Android

At Skype, we’re always trying to make it easier to help you stay closer with to your friends and family. We already have tools that make it easier for you to collaborate, such as group instant messaging, group video calls (coming soon to mobile), and file sharing. Today we’re excited to launch new features that … Read more

Get closer to your action sporting heroes with Skype at X Games Aspen 2016

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X Games are back for 2016 — and so are we. Skype is excited and proud to be going to Aspen to share the thrills, the gossip and the behind the scenes fun. This year, we plan to get you guys closer to the excitement and hang out with some of your favorite riders such … Read more

A simple way to inspire your workout buddies over a group video call

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Whether you want to start a dance class, get together a book club, or even take a boxing lesson — it’s simple with Skype: just create a group chat and send a unique link to anyone you want via Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Twitter or email. Even if they’re not in your Skype contacts or don’t … Read more

A big prize for little Kopites — Win a Mascot day with Skype and Liverpool FC

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You may have heard recently about Skype partnering up with Liverpool Football Club. We’re so proud to be part of this winning team and also to join one of football’s greatest families. Our aim is to bring every LFC fan closer to all the action and connect with their favorite team from wherever they may … Read more

Skype integration for Slack now available for preview

Skype Slack integration

At Skype, we are committed to breaking down communication barriers and getting the world talking. This is why we make Skype available on multiple platforms and continue to explore more ways to help you stay connected. Today we’re releasing a preview version of Skype integration for Slack that lets teams on Slack easily make a … Read more

ON THE LINE with VICE News: Share your questions on the Oregon Standoff

VICE News

In a remote region of eastern Oregon armed members of an anti-government militia are occupying the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge protesting what they view as an abuse of power on the part of the federal government. The protest led by Nevada rancher Ammon Bundy and other members of the Bundy family was … Read more

Skype Translator empowers more people

Skype Translator

Today, Skype Translator is reaching a milestone moment by completing roll out to all Skype for Windows customers! This takes Skype one step closer to our mission of empowering people to do more, even across languages. We hope that our customers can achieve their goals through relationships that would have previously been impossible. We launched … Read more

Ten years of Skype video: yesterday, today and something new…

10 years of video

Ten years ago, NASA’s Stardust mission successfully brought back interstellar dust from a comet and the cloud existed only in the sky. That same year, Skype launched a new innovation – free video calling. Yes, it really has been a decade since Skype changed the way people connect with their loved ones. 6 years ago, … Read more

Skype gets you closer to football’s greatest family

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Talk about a winning team – we’re excited to announce our partnership with Liverpool FC to bring new ways for fans to connect with their beloved club, from anywhere on any device! We’ve launched the LFCofficial Skype ID. Kopites around the world can now come together via Skype to share their passion for the club, … Read more

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