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U.S. State Department Connects Families via Skype During "Diplomacy at Home for the Holidays" Event

In order to brighten the spirit of the holidays, Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton hosts an annual "Diplomacy at Home for the Holidays" event honoring the service, dedication and sacrifice of U.S. government employees and their families who are separated… Read more

Spooky Skype-o-ween

As one of the world's oldest holidays, Halloween is a celebrated tradition for people around the globe. From carving pumpkins and bobbing for apples to getting decked out in a scary costume for trick-or-treating, October 31st is a highly anticipated… Read more

Skype at Variety's 2011 Power of Women Event

For the past three years, Variety magazine, a leading publication for business entertainment news, has held Variety’s Power of Women event. This event celebrates women in entertainment who have made noteworthy philanthropic and charitable contributions all over the world. Last… Read more

The Transformational Power of Skype in the Classroom

This afternoon, I had the opportunity to join a dynamic community of global leaders at the 2nd Annual Social Good Summit presented by Mashable, the 92nd Street Y, and the United Nations Foundation to discuss a big idea: the power… Read more

Celebrating Video Calling on Skype's 8th Birthday

If a photo is worth 1,000 words, a video call is worth 1,000,000 words. Facial expressions and real-time reactions are the little nuances that make a conversation that much more meaningful. Every day on Skype, the great things people… Read more

Capture Your Memorial Day Festivities

This Monday, May 30, is Memorial Day in the United States. With the weather warming up, friends and family typically hold barbecues and parties to celebrate the three-day weekend, and of course, the U.S. soldiers the holiday honors. Are you… Read more

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