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Skype at South by Southwest 2013

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Do you consider yourself a music, technology, film or education aficionado?  If so, you may have heard about South by Southwest, a 26-year old Austin, Texas-based festival event better known simply as “SXSW” to most.  Over the years, it has grown to become one of the biggest events to find out about what’s new and … Read more

Skype at the Republican National Convention

This week's 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa Bay is billed as a "Convention Without Walls." William Harris, the event's CEO, describes the goal as "to use every available communications platform and technology to create a nationwide discussion." He continues,… Read more

Happy 9th Birthday, Skype

It was Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone and made the first call ever in 1876, and it was Motorola that invented the first cellular phone in 1973. It was Skype that joined in on these revolutionary moments in… Read more

Webinar recap: "How Skype Helps Small Businesses Play Bigger in the Cloud"

What do small businesses need to do in this economy? Well it turns out it's pretty much as you'd expect – cash makes the difference between success and failure – so, as a small business owner, you're trying to do… Read more

Upcoming webinar: No Jitter presents "How Skype Helps Small Businesses Play Bigger in the Cloud"

Ever want to gain a better understanding of what it means to "go to the cloud," and how your business can benefit? If so, you'll want to check out our upcoming webinar with No Jitter, a respected source of timely… Read more

Aung San Suu Kyi Shares Good News via Skype

Arguably the world's best-known political dissident, Aung San Suu Kyi spent 15 years under house arrest in her native Myanmar (Burma). After her release in 2010, she maintained a busy schedule of speaking to various heads of state and her many supporters around the globe. Read more

#Skype #SXSW- It's a wrap

Here at Skype, we are always looking at new and innovative ways to interact with people. This year we were given the opportunity to make that happen in Austin, Texas for one of the biggest festivals of the year -… Read more

We need your help…Share the moment when you #SpotSkype at CES!

We’re excited to be at the Consumer Electronics Show this week and we know there will be many different partners, hardware device manufacturers, and innovators at the event that will display products which either embed or support Skype software. We need your help…Share the moment when you #SpotSkype at CES! Read more

Skype is heading to CES – Share the moment with us!

The Skype team is hitting the road and heading to Las Vegas for the annual International Consumer Electronics Show, January 10th – 13th. CES is the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, featuring over 2,000 exhibitors from the technology space, showcasing… Read more

Skype at the United Nations Climate Change Conference

This month, The United Nations Climate Change Conference took place in Durban, South Africa and influential representatives of the world's governments, international organizations and civil society came together to discuss climate change. Skype was excited to join it's new parent… Read more

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