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International travel this summer? Call home with Skype

Travelling the world is a great way to spend a summer vacation. But how do you call home without costing yourself enormous sums of money on roaming fees and calling cards? Fortunately, with Skype, it’s easy. Make a free voice or video call If the person you’d like to call has a Skype account, once … Read more

Embrace your inner geek: Meet the Geek Gurl Diaries

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Fewer than one in three technology professionals are women. As a way to change what UK-based high school computer science teacher and the new Skype Technology Brand Ambassador Carrie Anne Philbin calls “the tech world’s ‘boy’s club,’” she started the Geek Gurl Diaries online community. Carrie Anne developed a network of female tech role models … Read more

Les 5 astuces du parfait supporter de la Coupe du Monde avec Skype sur Xbox One

Si vous ne faîtes pas partie des millions de spectateurs qui regarderont les matches de la Coupe du Monde en direct du Brésil, et que vous préférez le confort de votre chez-vous à la foule bruyante du bar de votre quartier, vous pourrez toujours être au cœur de l’action. Grâce à Skype sur Xbox One1, … Read more

Give the Gift of Gab this St. Patrick’s Day

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The Irish gift of gab is the stuff of legend. Whether this talent for eloquent and persuasive talk is found in traditional folk tales, a conversation at the pub, or in the writings of Oscar Wilde, the Irish rightfully pride themselves in their flair for language. Adam Keating, who lives with his wife and 6-year-old … Read more

4 fonctionnalités Skype pour les entreprises !

Aujourd’hui, nous voulions vous parler de certaines fonctionnalités phare de Skype que vous n’avez peut-être jamais penser à utiliser dans le cadre professionnel et pourtant elles sont faites pour vous ! • Appels de groupe : bien sûr, il vous est déjà arrivé de faire un appel groupé avec 1 ou 2 collaborateurs, mais vous … Read more

Keeping Tabs on Your Skype Costs

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When you’re running a small business (or if you’re a solo-preneur), you know how important it is to keep tabs on work-related expenses. You need to meet your own profitability goals, and also bill clients accurately for relevant expenses. But what about Skype? If you’re using Skype for business, is there an easy way to … Read more

5 Things You May Not Know About Skype for Your Business

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Recently, I traveled to New York City to join a group of entrepreneurs and small-business owners at our latest Skype for Business Meetup. It was such a privilege to talk with this talented group of men and women, and answer a whole host of their questions. One thing I particularly enjoy is teaching people about … Read more

Appeler des lignes fixes et des mobiles avec Skype !

Si vous faites partie de ces nombreux professionnels qui utilisent Skype, vous avez sans doute, une liste de contacts très longue, et vous engagez de nombreux appels voix et vidéo gratuitement via Skype chaque semaine. Mais parfois, il est nécessaire (ou simplement plus pratique) d’appeler quelqu’un sur sa ligne fixe ou son téléphone portable. Il … Read more

Skype & London Mela Celebrate South Asian Culture

Join Skype at the world-famous London Mela on September 1st. “Mela,” a Sanskrit word meaning “gathering,” has become a major celebration throughout the global South Asian diaspora. And now in its 11th year, the London Mela is Europe’s largest South Asian festival and a much-anticipated annual cultural event for the city. The festival will have … Read more

Free WiFi for Skype Premium Users!

UPDATE: It’s our anniversary, but you get the present. Each and every Skype user will receive, as of today, 30 minutes (two connections of up to 15 minutes each) of free WiFi at any of our two million Skype WiFi partner hotspots.  The offer begins at 12:00 AM on August 29 and ends at 12 AM on August … Read more

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