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Do you wonder what your pets do when you’re away? Have you ever thought about spying on them using Skype video calling? It’s easy (and free) to check in on your pets over Skype – and you just might catch them up to some monkey business, which would make the perfect entry in Skype’s new … Read more

Using Skype to Check in With Pets When You’re Away

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Our Pet Brand Ambassador Paris Permenter loves her furry friends, but being an in-demand speaker and successful author means she often has to leave them behind when she travels. Keeping in touch and checking on how they’re doing isn’t a problem though—she just starts a Skype video call. Sure, we might write “Wish you were … Read more

Can You Really Teach a Dog to Behave Over Skype?

Dogs can be a human’s best friend, but cohabitating with a canine can also be the source of relentless frustration. Incessant barking. Scratching floors. Chewing furniture. The list goes on. Fortunately most dog behavior issues can be corrected with the… Read more

Skype Is Going to the Dogs

"I am constantly surprised by the number of people who volunteer to help Dogs for the Deaf and the depth of their commitment," says Vaughn Maurice, General Manager of the Oregon-based non-profit. The fact that Dogs for the Deaf strikes… Read more

Skype leads Prague's rise as a global tech capital

Prague always manages to reinvent itself as a center of culture and innovation, no matter as part of the Holy Roman Empire, the Hapsburg Monarchy, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Czechoslovakia or the Czech Republic. Now, it’s becoming an essential hub in… Read more

Skype leads Prague's rise as a global tech capital

Prague always manages to reinvent itself as a center of culture and innovation, no matter as part of the Holy Roman Empire, the Hapsburg Monarchy, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Czechoslovakia or the Czech Republic. Now, it's becoming an essential hub in… Read more

Meet Botiful: the Skype-powered robot

Claire Delaunay's move from Paris to Palo Alto was not motivated by dreams of entrepreneurialism, but, rather, her husband's MBA at Stanford. The French roboticist didn't realize she was relocating to the heart of Silicon Valley, nor did she have… Read more

Checking in on Man's Best Friend Using Skype

Pining for some additional one-on-one time with your pup? Worried that your new kitten will wreak havoc in your house while you're away? If so, you're not the only one! While we initially thought pets using Skype was simply a… Read more

Checking in on Man's Best Friend Using Skype

Pining for some additional one-on-one time with your pup? Worried that your new kitten will wreak havoc in your house while you’re away? If so, you’re not the only one! While we initially thought pets using Skype was simply a… Read more