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Skype 7.13 for Mac: now supports OS X El Capitan

Today we’re pleased to release Skype 7.13 for Mac. In this release, we focused on updating Skype to make sure the app supports Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. We’ve also added support to the new Split View mode in El Capitan, which helps you with multitasking, such as planning a trip with a group … Read more

Skype Moments of the Month (September 2015)

Skype video call

By bringing people together, Skype is making the world a more open and cultured place. No matter if it’s reuniting refugees with loved ones, sharing a new perspective at a film festival or a global collaboration between classrooms on different sides of the world, Skype acts as the uniting force. The United Nations High Commissioner … Read more

Skype 6.4 for Android: Manage Conversations from Android Wear

Skype for Android 6.4

At Skype we’re always listening to your feedback and continuing to make updates to improve your Skype experience. Today we’re excited to announce Skype 6.4 for Android, which brings you new ways to manage conversations on Android Wear devices such as the Moto 360, Huawei Watch, LG Watch Urbane, or the ASUS ZenWatch. Stay on … Read more

Skype Partners with Hearts on Fire to Inspire A New Generation of Global Citizens

Skype in the Classroom

Skype in the Classroom and Hearts on Fire are joining forces to inspire the next generation of global citizens by connecting social change rock stars with students around the world. Imagine sitting in a classroom in New Jersey and being taken on a virtual field trip to Uganda led by Diane, a local water engineer … Read more

5 Things We Learned at IBC

Skype in Media

Skype in Media recently joined 55,000 attendees at the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam, one of the largest broadcast trade shows in the world. IBC allows experts involved in the making, managing, and distribution of entertainment and news content to engage in what excites them most — broadcast and media. IBC had too many highlights to … Read more

The Martian Gives Fans An Out of This World Opportunity

Skype the Martian

One small step for The Martian, one giant leap for movie fans everywhere as Skype gave an inside look to one of fall’s biggest blockbusters opening in theatres October 2nd. We asked you to send your questions to the cast, now here’s the final product. It all went down at the Toronto Film Festival on … Read more

How to Personalize Your Skype Client

Skype tips

Have you got a favorite object in your life? One that you could draw from memory because it’s yours. It might be just a thing to anyone else, but you wouldn’t change it for anything. That’s how I feel about the way I have personalized my Skype client. Anyone else would just see the contact … Read more

Helping Put the “Global” in GlobalGirl Media

GlobalGirl Media

We love when anyone mentions us on Twitter, and every so often, those mentions reveal people using Skype in amazing ways. Our curiosity was piqued by the above tweet from GlobalGirl Media, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young girls from under-served communities to find their voice in the media. They’re using Skype to share … Read more

Skype Outage: An Update, and an Apology

At Skype, our mission is to give you the tools you need to be closer and do more with the people who matter to you most. It’s a simple commitment, but one which we hold ourselves highly accountable for. Yesterday, we experienced an issue at the Skype back-end that prevented us from delivering on our … Read more

Ask the Skype Experts on Community Day – September 23rd 2015

Skype emoticons

This Wednesday September 23, Skype experts — including engineers, product managers, marketers, data scientists and customer service specialists — will be available during daytime in Europe and the Americas to answer your questions over on the Skype Community. From subscription advice, to personalizing your Skype account, to using our new features — our team of … Read more

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