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Skype plays host to a diplomatic dinner

Last week, a ground-breaking diplomatic event occurred. There wasn't any of the typical diplomatic fanfare with motorcades, secret service or press conferences. Rather than being a meeting between heads of state, this was something much more grassroots: a family in… Read more

Your Ticket Back to Humanity

It started with a simple insight: "When did it become okay to text Mom Happy Birthday?" This question challenged us to think about the way people communicate in today's digital age. Digital tools help us share and get news faster… Read more

Skype Hero: College Student Brings Skype into Nursing Home

Sometimes we come across really heartwarming stories which inspire us and highlight the many ways people are doing something really good or helping others using Skype. Today, I want to share with you the story of Ivan Quinones, a college… Read more

Share your Skype stories to commemorate the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 1st Anniversary on March 11th

Almost one year has passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11th, 2011. To commemorate this sad anniversary, we would like to reflect on how disaster-stricken people managed to communicate with their loved ones at a… Read more

How would you like to win these awesome Skype goodies?

We have a variety of prizes up for grabs including a special edition Skype hoodie, a pair of Urbanears headphones, a universal charger, a whole year of free group video calling and a 12-month subscription — perfect for calling… Read more

See and Talk to Your Friends on Skype in Full-HD 1080p with the New Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920

Our friends at Logitech are showing off their latest webcam, the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920. The new webcam delivers crystal clear Skype video calling experience with your friends and family that are smoother and faster than ever before. The… Read more

Say it with Skype and Hard-Fi

Skype and Hard-Fi have teamed up to bring you a rockin' and truly memorable group video birthday greeting. Just like the other bands on the Say it with Skype lineup, the members of Hard-Fi all use Skype to keep in… Read more

Say happy birthday with Skype and Kill The Young

Get together with Kill the Young and create an unforgettable group video greeting. Like most of the bands in our Say it with Skype lineup, Kill the Young also finds Skype super handy while they're away on tour: "Skype kept… Read more

Say happy birthday with Skype and Charlie Simpson

Sometimes words just aren't enough. When you really want to make a loved one gush, send your happy birthday wishes by way of a group video greeting. Better yet, get heartthrob, Charlie Simpson to sing along with you. Simpson's sweet,… Read more

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