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How to Identify and Deal with Scam Emails and Phishing Attempts

One of the topics we hear about from our users is malicious email contact from individuals impersonating Skype. Recently, we posted some helpful tips on avoiding malicious contact in the form of unwanted Skype calls, and today we're following that up with some tips on how to protect yourself from emails with malicious intent. Read more

Is Skype Premium right for my business?

Today's post comes from Yasmin Khan, product manager for Skype Premium. We often hear from entrepreneurs who count on features like IM, Skype-to-Skype video and voice calls to run their business, but are looking for more capability. Problem is, they're… Read more

Friends and Family Are Behind Athletes' Glory

The glory in a televised sporting event is focused on crossing the finish line, shooting the game-winning goal or the moment when the judges reveal their top scores. But that moment of magnificence is just the conclusion of a lengthy… Read more

5 tips for amazing presentations with Skype

Recently I've been thinking about how to get the most from my Skype presentations, and thought I'd share some ideas. Hopefully, with your input, this will result in some handy best practices. Most presentations we make today fall into certain… Read more

Tired of running the gauntlet on your daily commute?

Sometimes getting to and from the office can be a real feat of strength – sweaty, exhausting and epically long, no matter what city you live in. London is a fitting example at the moment, where overcoming the obstacles of… Read more

Introducing new Skype Cards in Mexico

Skype is always working towards more and more ways to bring people together whenever they are apart. At Skype today we are happy to introduce a new payment option for the Mexico market, Skype Cards. Skype users in Mexico will… Read more

It's Time for an eBook about Skype!

Introducing Experience Skype to the Max – a comprehensive guide to enriching your Skype experience. I’ve had the privilege of covering Skype via the independent Skype Journal and Voice On The Web blogs for over six years. I first experienced… Read more

Customizable, Ubiquitous Real Time Communication over the Web (CU-RTC-Web)

This is a cross-post of an article from the Interoperability @ Microsoft blog. Today, we are pleased to announce Microsoft's contribution of the CU-RTC-Web proposal to the W3C WebRTC working group. Thanks in no small part to the exponential improvements… Read more

Advansys employees find work-life balance in Sydney, with Skype

Longtime technologist Greg Bell believes in being available, both in business and at home. His company, Advansys, develops software for collaboration and office productivity. Based in Sydney, Australia, Advansys started using Skype in 2004 to allow for international expansion and… Read more

Skype Debates: Global Cuisine

On a quest to capture some of the distinctive styles and delicious flavors from around the world, Skype has brought together an expert panel of chefs and food connoisseurs to offer their insights on global cuisine. We connected these masters… Read more

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