Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Spring Break Travel Tips

It's the first day of spring, and the weather is warming up. Schools across many countries are approaching their annual spring break hiatus. While some students may decide to have a relaxing stay-cation at home, others will be jet setting… Read more

Skype Pass winners take NYC by storm

In January, GroupMe launched Skype Pass, giving GroupMe groups the chance to win exclusive VIP experiences. The first experience was the opportunity to meet electro house DJ Steve Aoki and gain VIP access to his Dead Meat tour in NYC…. Read more

GroupMe Partners Up to Introduce a New Generation to Tech Jobs like QA

Today I'm excited to launch SummerQAmp, an initiative to train a new workforce in high-tech skills, specifically Quality Assurance, and help create tech jobs for American youth. Developed as a commitment to the White House's Summer Jobs+ initiative, the movement… Read more

GroupMe brings free private and group messaging to Windows Phone

Our colleagues at GroupMe today announced a completely revamped version of the app for Windows Phone. GroupMe is a group messaging service that can be used on any phone allowing users to stay in touch with the important people in… 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

A look back at 2011 as we look ahead into the New Year

Happy New Year! Thank you to all our customers from Skype. Download Skype to enjoy free video calls and instant messaging on your computer or smartphone. Read more