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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Join our #SkypeTalk on Twitter about Skype for Windows 8

Now that Skype for Windows 8 is available, we want you to be able to get the most out of this new experience. We are working with our product and support team to share a few tips and tricks about… Read more

Skype employees pitch in to build low-income housing

Multiple choice question: which of the following lists of tools and technologies are associated with working for Skype? A. hammers, nails, hard hats and 2X4s B. laptops, webcams, LED screens and smartphones C. all of the above If you were… Read more

Tech Tuesday Live Twitter Chat

If you're headed to college this fall, there's one good thing to learn before you leave – how to stay in touch while you're away. Students often are multiple hours away from their friends and families while they're in school;… Read more

D: All Things Digital Conference – The Future of Skype, Part 2

At the 10th annual D: All Things Digital Conference, I was fortunate enough to be able to chat with AllThingsD's Kara Swisher on the final day of the event where I detailed the future of Skype.

Last week, I reviewed my discussion with Kara about the growth of Skype after we joined forces with Microsoft, and talked about our commitment to recruitment and talent acquisition. In this post, I'll talk about my discussion with Kara on the product side, our vision to continue being a user-driven company and how this will all drive Skype's ultimate goal of becoming an essential tool for everyday global communications. Read more

D: All Things Digital Conference – The Future of Skype, Part 1

Last week at the 10th annual D: All Things Digital Conference, I had the privilege of sitting down for an on-stage Q&A with AllThingsD's Kara Swisher. At the onset of our discussion, we acknowledged that the communications landscape is transforming each and every day before our eyes. We discussed the implications of Microsoft and Skype joining forces, what progress we have made so far and what's next for Skype. Read more

Skype for Windows Phone Has Arrived

Following the recent availability of the Skype for Windows Phone Beta app announced at Mobile World Congress, today we are releasing an official version of the app to the Windows Phone Marketplace. You can also get the app directly from your Windows Phone. Read more

Skype Earth Day Panel

For over forty years, Earth Day has brought together people from all walks of life with the unifying goal of taking better care of our planet. In celebration of Earth Day this year, Skype has brought together four panelists from across the country to share their insights on the issues facing our planet today. Read more

New Skype Certified Webcams and Headsets from Microsoft

We know how much it means to you to hear or see your loved ones via video and voice call, so we take the quality of your Skype experience very seriously. To ensure a great Skype experience every time, products… Read more

What would you see if you video called the world this January?

Video call friends and family with Skype this January. Download Skype to enjoy free video calls to other Skype users across the world. Read more

We need your help…Share the moment when you #SpotSkype at CES!

We’re excited to be at the Consumer Electronics Show this week and we know there will be many different partners, hardware device manufacturers, and innovators at the event that will display products which either embed or support Skype software. We need your help…Share the moment when you #SpotSkype at CES! Read more

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