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'The Reel' Welcomed as New House Band for the Join Say it with Skype App

This past May, we introduced Join Say it with Skype, a contest that gave up-and-coming bands and aspiring musicians the chance to be featured in our group video greeting app Say it with Skype. Soon after, we were flooded with tons of unique entries from all corners of the world. From soul singers in New Zealand to grunge rock bands from the U.S. Deep South, we sifted through the vast range of entries and picked out the most notable performances to present to our celebrity judging panel. That panel, comprising of legendary MTV host and music historian Matt Pinfield, Pete Wentz of Black Cards and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, deliberated over the finalists by scoring each of them on their musical merits, creativity and performance skills. Read more

'The Reel' Welcomed as New House Band for the Join Say it with Skype App

This past May, we introduced Join Say it with Skype, a contest that gave up-and-coming bands and aspiring musicians the chance to be featured in our group video greeting app Say it with Skype. Soon after, we were flooded with tons of unique entries from all corners of the world. From soul singers in New Zealand to grunge rock bands from the U.S. Deep South, we sifted through the vast range of entries and picked out the most notable performances to present to our celebrity judging panel. That panel, comprising of legendary MTV host and music historian Matt Pinfield, Pete Wentz of Black Cards and OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, deliberated over the finalists by scoring each of them on their musical merits, creativity and performance skills. Read more

Skype 5.10 for Windows: Now with Favorite Contacts & Contact List Design Updates

We have just released Skype 5.10 for Windows, which makes it easier to find the contacts you care about most.
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Call for Entries: Skype, Pete Wentz, Ryan Tedder and Matt Pinfield are Looking for the Next "Say it with Skype" App House Band

Attention unsigned bands: Skype is looking for the next big music act! As a continuation of our Say it with Skype campaign, we're giving unsigned bands a chance at stardom: they can become part of the Say it with Skype app as the new house band. Read more

Bands Wanted: Skype & Celebrity Judges Search for the Best Band to Join the Say it with Skype App

For all you rockers and music lovers out there, this one is for you. Skype is excited to announce the next phase of our "Join Say it with Skype" campaign, which will give up-and-coming bands a chance to become part… Read more

スカイプ、学生が有名人とビデオ通話を通じて対話できる機会を提供する"Connected Classroom Sweepstakes"を開始

スカイプは5月11日、有名人と対話できる機会を提供する"Connected Classroom Sweepstakes"を開始しました。世界中の学校が、スティーヴ・ハーヴェイ、ジェームズ・パタースン、ディラン&コール・ス Read more

Connecting with Mom this Mother's Day

This Sunday, May 13th is Mother's Day in the United States: a day to honor our moms, aunts, grandmas, and other women in our life. While seeing mom in person is ideal for Mother's Day, many people won't be able… Read more

Connecting with Mom this Mother's Day

This Sunday, May 13th is Mother’s Day in the United States: a day to honor our moms, aunts, grandmas, and other women in our life. While seeing mom in person is ideal for Mother’s Day, many people won’t be able… Read more

Tell Mom "You Rock!" With A "Say it with Skype" Mother's Day Edition Video Card

Visit our updated "Say it with Skype" page on Facebook or Skype.com and tell your mom just how much she rocks! For every video card that is sent, Skype will donate one dollar to Save the Children on behalf of its Mom's the Word campaign.* Read more

Tell Mom "You Rock!" With A "Say it with Skype" Mother's Day Edition Video Card

Visit our updated “Say it with Skype” page on Facebook or Skype.com and tell your mom just how much she rocks! For every video card that is sent, Skype will donate one dollar to Save the Children on behalf of its Mom’s the Word campaign.* Read more

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