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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

Teacher Stays Connected with Students Through Skype During Cancer Treatment

We love hearing about the many innovative and heart-warming ways people are using Skype to better connect with their friends, families and colleagues. That's why we were so inspired by the story of Kaylene Kramer, an Ohio-based teacher and… Read more

Skype 5.8 Hotfix for Windows

Today we have released a hotfix for Skype 5.8 for Windows. This release fixes a bug which could cause Skype to crash for some users. In addition, we have made adjustments to messaging in the client for users who… Read more

Utilizing Skype to Change the News and Film Industries

Television and film have changed over the years, especially the use of technology within production. As gadgets and core technology evolves, the media industry evolves with them. Throughout the day, you may tune in to your local news station to… Read more

Digital Artist Uses Skype for Transatlantic Portrait Painting Sessions

For San Francisco-based digital artist David Newman, a specialist in painting life portraits with the iPad, Skype has enabled him to expand his portrait painting studio to anywhere in the world that has an internet connection. Photo by Peter Blacksberg…. Read more

Skype video helps news gathering

The world of news reporting has evolved tremendously over the past few years! As technological advances take place, people are able to share their stories with media in new and exciting ways. Thankfully, Skype has been there along the way… Read more

Skype for iPad makes its TV debut

Last week on the popular TV Show in the United States "Hot in Cleveland" we saw the hilarious cast take full advantage of Skype for iPad while gabbing in their living room. While three of the characters caught up on… Read more

Skype 5.5 for Windows Update

We are pleased to announce that Skype 5.5 for Windows is now available for download. Based on user feedback, we have made some updates from the beta version of Skype 5.5 for Windows, which launched in June, and recommend that… Read more

What should a Teacher teach on Skype?

A class on Skype is about to begin. The students are in the Zone, revved up and ready to learn. The webcam is producing a fine video and the audio couldn't be better. It's time to start delivering an education… Read more

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