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You Don’t Need an Office to Run a Modern Business

When Colorado native Travis Katz was working in London in 2006, he and his wife used the city as a jumping off point to explore Europe and beyond. “We found it incredibly difficult to plan a trip online or with guidebooks,” he says. “It often took days of organizing, and we still ended up feeling … Read more

Skype à la rescousse des couples installés dans une relation longue-distance

Avec la mondialisation et la disparition de la plupart des frontières, il est devenu très facile de voyager et de plus en plus de gens ont pris l’habitude de partir vivre à l’étranger pour étudier ou pour des raisons professionnelles. Dans de telles situations, ils ont parfois dû quitter – physiquement – leur moitié. A … Read more

Teaching Math to the Blind – with Lync & Skype

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It isn’t easy for schools to find qualified math teachers. And for schools like The Washington State School for the Blind, it is even harder to hire math instructors who have experience with visually impaired students or teach Nemeth Braille Code for blind students. Sherry Hahn, the Digital Research and Development Coordinator for The Washington … Read more

Love Live Music? Check Out Ones to Watch

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There’s nothing as exciting as seeing music live. The anticipation and buzz in the air, the moment when your favorite artist takes the stage, the sheer joy you feel when they play your favorite song – going to live gigs is awesome. We want to make sure that music fans have access to everything exciting … Read more

10 Reasons You Should Introduce Your Pet to Skype

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Paris Permenter is an all-round pet expert, ‘dog tipper’ and now is Skype’s Pet Brand Ambassador. We asked her to put together a list of reasons that pet owners should be using Skype to keep in touch with their furry friends. Skype is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family—and that … Read more

‘Five years – The Victoria Beckham Fashion Story’ disponible aujourd’hui sur la page du Projet Skype Collaboration

Enfin, l’attente s’achève! Le documentaire ‘Five Years – The Victoria Beckham Fashion Story’ débute aujourd’hui sur Le Projet Skype Collaboration. Nous sommes ravis d’être en mesure de vous offrir une vision profonde et complète de la créatrice et de sa marque éponyme, comme vous ne les avez jamais vus avant. « En partageant mon histoire, … Read more

Football Legends Predict Super Bowl Winners

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Being a sports buff, I was excited when Skype and Microsoft invited me to interview an elite group of football legends at Sports Illustrated’s MVP night. Football superstar Lynn Swann hosted an extraordinary evening featuring three of the all-time greatest big game players — including Joe Montana, Joe Namath and Marcus Allen — along with … Read more

Seattle Artist Finds the Perfect Tools to Help Make the World Better

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Lauren Iida lives an extraordinary and complicated life. Not only is she an artist, and running her own business, and studying for a degree, but she also has a passion for improving women’s lives and children’s literacy in Cambodia.  Her story – and her art – is inspiring.   Find out more about how technology … Read more

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