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No Love for Mom? 1 in 5 People Forget to Send Mother’s Day Gifts

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Did your mom always have the best advice when you were younger? Mine sure did – “tie your shoes”, “look both ways before crossing the street”, “don’t talk to strangers” and “don’t follow the crowd” – although I didn’t always listen. Well, when it comes to treating mom right on Mother’s Day, we’d all better … Read more

Skype représente 2 milliards de minutes de conversation par jour, merci à tous d’avoir fait entrer Skype dans votre quotidien

Aujourd’hui, nous sommes heureux d’annoncer que nos utilisateurs passent plus de 2 milliards de minutes par jour connectés sur Skype ! 2 MILLIARDS DE MINUTES ! C’est assez de temps pour faire 225 000 aller-retour entre la Terre et la Lune, pour faire le tour du monde à pied plus de 845 fois ou pour … Read more

Thanks for Making Skype a Part of Your Daily Lives – 2 Billion Minutes a Day!

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Today, we are excited to celebrate that our Skype users – YOU – are spending more than 2 billion minutes connecting with each other!  2 BILLION MINUTES! But just how big is 2 billion minutes, you ask? That’s enough time to travel to the moon and back over 225 thousand times, walk around Earth more than … Read more

Survey Finds Nearly Half of Consumers Fail To Upgrade Software Regularly And One Quarter of Consumers Don't Know Why To Update Software

Skype, Norton and TomTom kick off International Technology Upgrade Week There’s an old joke that the most popular day to start a diet is “tomorrow.” It’s a favorite refrain for anyone who’s put an important task off. It can be… Read more

Survey Finds Nearly Half of Consumers Fail To Upgrade Software Regularly And One Quarter of Consumers Don't Know Why To Update Software

Skype, Norton and TomTom kick off International Technology Upgrade Week There's an old joke that the most popular day to start a diet is "tomorrow." It's a favorite refrain for anyone who's put an important task off. It can be… Read more

Tony Bates Weighs in on Microsoft's Acquisition of Skype

I am delighted to announce the deal with Microsoft has formally closed, and Skype is now a division of Microsoft. This represents a huge leap forward in Skype’s mission to be the communications choice for a billion people every… Read more

Tony Bates Weighs in on Microsoft's Acquisition of Skype

I am delighted to announce the deal with Microsoft has formally closed, and Skype is now a division of Microsoft. This represents a huge leap forward in Skype's mission to be the communications choice for a billion people every… 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

A Day In The Life of Skype #Infographic

We thought it would be fun to show some impressive numbers about the typical day on Skype. The vibrancy of Skype – we attribute to all of you, who find that Skype is wonderful, useful, and universal in everyday… Read more