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Skype to the Rescue! How You Can Help the Planet

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Kermit the Frog had it wrong when he said, “It’s not easy being green.”  In 2013, it’s hip to be green, as more and more people and businesses around the world are working to be eco-friendly. This year marks the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day, a day meant to shed light on important environmental issues and … Read more

Get the most out of Skype if you’re spending a few months abroad.

Skype means different things to different people, but how you use Skype from one day to another can also change. For example, students who study in a far off country for a time find that suddenly Skype becomes a way of catching up with loved ones who they might be used to seeing daily. If you’re … Read more

¿Quién está detrás de la Comunidad Skype?

Hoy vamos a escribir sobre alguien que trabaja en Skype. Si habéis visitado la Comunidad Skype en inglés, y habéis estado metidos en alguna discusión, seguramente hayáis oído hablar de él. Me refiero a Claudius, el administrador de nuestra comunidad. Junto con su equipo de moderadores ayudan a los usuarios a sacar el máximo partido … Read more

Skype Group Video Calling Drives Innovation in the Classroom

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Known for more than just their exceptional basketball team, Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has long been ranked among the top research universities in the country with acclaimed programs in Business, Nursing and Physical Therapy. One common thread that continues to put Marquette ahead of the curve is their pioneering use of technology – like … Read more

Have you met Claudius?

“And now for something completely different.” I borrowed the catch phrase above from Monty Python because instead of offering tips and tricks on how to use Skype, as I normally do, I’m taking a moment to tell you a bit about someone I work with at Skype. If you’ve been to the Skype Community and … Read more

Skype 2.5 for Windows Phone 8 Update

Today we have released an update for Skype for Windows Phone 8, version 2.5. In this release, we focused on general improvements and reliability. Get the updated version now from the Windows Phone Store. We’re always looking to improve your experience on Skype and pay close attention to your feedback. To get the latest news … Read more

Communicating and Collaborating in an Information Age

Doesn’t it seem like our lives move at a breakneck pace? It’s a challenge to completely switch from the workplace to family life and back again; we’re constantly catching up with email at home or making a quick call to talk about the kids during the quick breaks between meetings. Whether at work or at … Read more

Buzón de voz y desvío de llamadas de Skype para cuando estas fuera de la oficina.

Muchos utilizáis Skype en el entorno laboral y os conectáis solamente durante el día de trabajo. Con Skype puedes seguir conectado incluso cuando estas fuera de la oficina gracias a la mensajería de voz y desvío de llamadas.   Puedes usar cualquiera de estas características para asegurarte que las llamadas de voz que lleguen a … Read more

Skype 6.3 for Mac Update

At Skype, we are committed to ensuring you have the best quality communication experience when you’re using our software. Today’s latest release, an update to Skype 6.3 for Mac, provides you improved overall product stability. Please download the latest Skype for Mac to make sure your calls, messages, and more are the best they can … Read more

Classrooms in Russia and the UK Conduct PeaceTalk with Peace One Day

Peace One Day  Founder Jeremy Gilley (center) with students from School Number 164, Zelenogorsk, Russia.

Jeremy Gilley is the Founder of Peace One Day, a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster global peace, understanding and intercultural cooperation. See how Peace One Day uses Skype to help accomplish their mission: http://peaceoneday.org/skype-projects/ I traveled to Gymnasium 164 in Zelenogorsk, Russia for the second of Peace One Day’s PeaceTalks, a program that connects … Read more

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