Skype Blogs

Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

The Late Late Show inspires new Skype emoticons

James Corden and the Carpool Karaoke Skype Moji

If you’re a big fan of the Late Late Show (like us), you already know that James Corden loves emoticons and has some pretty great ideas for how to use them. What we didn’t know is that our emoticon library was, in James’ opinion, lacking some key expressions. As a longtime friend, James was kind … Read more

Skype plays hero to comic book fans at the Batman v Superman premiere

Amy Adams chatting with fans on Skype

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s the super live stream of the US red carpet premiere of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Skype got together with Xbox and Azure Media Services to experience the hype of the red carpet. But this wasn’t your normal red carpet event. Being Skype, we … Read more

The ultimate race against time: an interview with explorer Mark Wood

Explorer Mark Wood

Mark Wood, polar explorer, educator, and adventurer has covered thousands of miles of frozen ice, and visited both the North and South Geographic poles. Starting tomorrow, along with two other explorers, he’ll be taking part in the Race Against Time Expedition across the Arctic, aiming to complete the 470 miles across ice completely unsupported in under … Read more

Skype Bots preview comes to consumers and developers

Skype Bot

Skype brings together hundreds of millions of people around the world every day. The amazing connection that Skype brings to so many people inspired us to think about the next platform shift, to conversation as a platform. Today we are introducing Skype Bots—a new way to bring expertise, products, services and entertainment into your daily … Read more

Looking back at Claire Marshall’s fitness journey with Skype

Claire Marshall's fitness challenge with Skype

A few weeks ago beauty and lifestyle vlogger Claire Marshall embarked on a journey to a healthier lifestyle. Unlike many who try to get active and eat healthy on their own, with the help of Skype, Claire took on her #SkypeFit journey with the support of fitness experts, fans and anyone else looking to get … Read more

Kasey Potts uses Skype to promote healthy (and delicious!) cooking

Skype flex emoticon

When it comes to making health and fitness goals a reality, eating right is just as important as hitting the gym. Over the course of her #SkypeFit journey, Claire Marshall has taken on some of the toughest workout and cooking challenges. She’s about to hit the kitchen again with a little help from food blogger … Read more

Spring is in the air with new Skype Mojis and emoticons

Spring Mojis

Get your sandals, gardening supplies and picnic baskets ready to go, because spring is just around the corner, and Skype is ready to help you celebrate appropriately! Here at Skype we love holidays and helping loved ones share special moments with each other, even if they cannot be physically together. We’ve loved bringing you brand new … Read more

Skype Universal Windows Platform app Preview for Windows 10 is coming to Windows Insiders

Skype Universal Windows Platform app Preview for Windows 10

We’ve been listening, and we’ve heard you. In the coming weeks, we’ll release the first version of the Skype Universal Windows Platform Preview app to our Windows Insiders for testing. You may be wondering why, and what this means for the Skype experiences you are using on Windows 10.  Since November, we’ve been collecting feedback … Read more

Dancing across time zones with Skype

Pierre Guibault in NYC rehearsing with Sania Strimbakou on Skype from Athens

Choreographer Pat Catterson is no stranger to creating unique dance performances and installations. But, with over 100 pieces to her credit, she’d never incorporated technology into a performance. After reading her glowing review in the New York Times, we reached out and asked her why: “Honestly most of the dance and technology things I had … Read more

Global Teacher Prize finalist empowers students using Skype

Michael Soskil teaching his students outdoor

Over the past weekend, the winner of the Global Teacher Prize was announced at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai. We would like to congratulate Pennsylvania Educator and Skype Master Teacher Michael Soskil for being honored as one of 10 finalists for his contributions to global citizenship. Mr. Soskil’s impact as a global … Read more

Page 4 of 156« First...345...Last »