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Bicycle startup gears up with group video calling

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People say that manufacturing in America is a thing of the past. They say that we no longer make things here. Two young entrepreneurs from Bellingham, Washington, disagree. Not only have Josh Bechtel and Gabe Starbuck created a successful manufacturing startup out of thin air, but they’ve created an innovative redesign of one of the world’s … Read more

MKTO and Skype give fans the thrill of a lifetime

To an adoring fan, the distance between them and their favorite pop sensation seems enormous. At Skype, we look for new ways to bridge those gaps and bring people closer together. That’s why we brought pop duo MKTO face-to-face with some of their biggest fans with the help of group video calls and Skype on mobile … Read more

How to use Skype for more than catching up

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Hello there weary internet browser, take a load off your keyboard and let’s chat. Today I’m not going to give you any step by step instructions on how to do a specific thing with Skype. Instead I’d like to take a step back and talk a little bit about what Skype is for. We all … Read more

Le partage d’écran à plusieurs sur Skype, c’est gratuit !

Cela a déjà dû vous arriver : vous avez une photo amusante sur votre ordinateur que vous aimeriez montrer à tout votre groupe d’amis. Ou peut-être que vous êtes sur un appel Skype avec vos collègues en train d’essayer de leur expliquer un concept ou de leur montrer un calendrier, et vous vous dites : … Read more

Skype group screen sharing is free

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Maybe this has happened to you. You’ve got a hilarious picture you’d like to show with your whole gang that’s just sitting there on your desktop. Or maybe you’re on a Skype call with your colleagues trying to explain a concept or show a calendar, and you’ve thought to yourself, I’d love to be able just … Read more

5 top tips to enjoy the World Cup with Xbox One and Skype

If you’re not among the millions of spectators who will watch the World Cup matches live and would prefer the comfort of your own home over the loud crowds at the local pub, you can still be part of all the action. Thanks to Skype on Xbox One*, here are some ways you can experience … Read more

La passione di Skype per far parlare insieme le persone: le videochiamate di gruppo da oggi sono GRATUITE

I tuoi amici d’infanzia hanno preso strade diverse e vivono sparsi per il mondo, ma ti piacerebbe rivederli, tutti insieme contemporaneamente per rivivere una di quelle uscite di gruppo che hanno reso indimenticabile la tua adolescenza? Da oggi è semplicissimo, con le videochiamate di gruppo di Skype disponibili per tutti e gratuitamente! Skype ha dato … Read more

Giving Your Computer A Break with Skype for Windows Desktop 6.13

Today we have released version 6.13 of Skype for Windows desktop. Some of you have reported that your computer processor usage is high when Skype for Windows desktop is running with Chrome as your default browser. We’d like to let you know that we have identified and fixed the issues with this update. We’ve also … Read more

Skype in the classroom and reddit Team Up for Teachers

During this time of year I always find myself reflecting back on the year that was.  As I look back at 2013 and remember the different ways we at Skype tried to give back and make life better for others, the recent “reddit gifts for the Teachers 2013” drive stands out as one of the … Read more

Carpe Dièse : mélomanes surchargés, apprenez vos morceaux préférés via Skype

La saga Carpe Dièse continue ! Nous vous avions d’abord présenté l’école dans son ensemble, puis, après nous être entretenu avec Léni Maroglou – l’un des fondateurs – nous étions revenu sur l’idée dont Carpe Dièse était née. Cette semaine, ce sont deux élèves – Constant et Guy – ainsi qu’un professeur de guitare – … Read more

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