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Skype for Windows Phone 8 – Install the Preview Today

Two weeks ago, we announced that we were working hard on Skype for Windows Phone 8. Just like our bold new experience for Windows 8, the new Skype for Windows Phone will be fast, modern, and beautiful, while still delivering… Read more

What's the best way to keep in touch with friends & family while abroad? Ask a college student.

Have you ever been welcomed home from a relaxing vacation abroad with a bombshell $300 or $400 mobile phone bill? Unfortunately, it can taint your memories of the whole experience. And we've all heard horror stories of some hapless friend… Read more

What's the best way to keep in touch with friends & family while abroad? Ask a college student.

Have you ever been welcomed home from a relaxing vacation abroad with a bombshell $300 or $400 mobile phone bill? Unfortunately, it can taint your memories of the whole experience. And we’ve all heard horror stories of some hapless friend… Read more

Skype for Windows Phone – Gold Version

We have just released Skype for Windows Phone – Gold Version. Get it now from the Windows Phone Marketplace. We would like to thank everyone who has used the initial beta version and shared feedback with us. Continue giving… Read more

Your Ticket Back to Humanity

It started with a simple insight: "When did it become okay to text Mom Happy Birthday?" This question challenged us to think about the way people communicate in today's digital age. Digital tools help us share and get news faster… Read more