Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype by Royal Appointment

Duke at Quarriers

Royal couple Prince William and Kate have publicized an innovative way that Skype is being used to help youngsters who are homeless get back on their feet. The Duke of Cambridge spoke using a webcam and TV screen to Dylan Howie, 18, and Lyn Buchan, 21, who are turning their lives around in the southern Dutch … Read more

Monthly Round-Up: Celebrities Using Skype in August

It really is true that "celebrities are just like us." People use Skype for all sorts of reasons – to reach out to friends and family, to do amazing things that haven't been done before, and to just be funny… Read more

Skype from Your Living Room with new Logitech TV Cam HD

At Skype, our goal is to make it easy to communicate with friends and family at any time and from anywhere. We're always excited to introduce new products that will make it even easier to bridge distances and enable more… Read more

Monthly Round-Up: Celebrities Using Skype in June

With their busy schedules and glamorous travels, celebrities often find themselves needing to be in two places at the same time. What's the solution? Many celebrities have been turning to Skype video calling to stay in touch with family, friends… Read more

Skype Counseling Takes Center Stage on Showtime's 'Web Therapy' with Lisa Kudrow

Tonight on Showtime at 11 PM ET, the second season of ‘Web Therapy’ starring Lisa Kudrow, premiers. In the show, the therapist played by Kudrow counsels her clients (played by some big name actors) via Skype. Watch the teaser trailer… Read more

Skype Counseling Takes Center Stage on Showtime's 'Web Therapy' with Lisa Kudrow

Tonight on Showtime at 11 PM ET, the second season of 'Web Therapy' starring Lisa Kudrow, premiers. In the show, the therapist played by Kudrow counsels her clients (played by some big name actors) via Skype. Watch the teaser trailer… Read more

Monthly Round-Up: Celebrities Using Skype

Skype is everywhere! While we often talk about the great stories of how every-day users and businesses are connecting using Skype, it's also frequently used by another key set of people – celebrities and pop-culture figures. This month, we wanted… Read more

Skype on Xfinity Rolling Out in 10 Comcast Markets This Week

Together with our partner Comcast, we've debuted Skype on Xfinity today in Boston and Seattle, enabling Comcast customers to communicate with family and friends through Skype HD video calling on their televisions. By the end of this week, the offering… Read more

Skype on TV Highlights

Last September, we told you about the small team at Skype dedicated to working with the news and film industry to help them utilize Skype video calling in their programs. From morning shows such as The TODAY Show and news… Read more

Screen Share Your NCAA Bracket Selection

The month of March marks a beloved time of year for sports enthusiasts' across the United States. The Men's NCAA Basketball tournament, also known as "March Madness," spans a majority of the month with 67 games played before one college… Read more