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How Teachers Can Make the Most of Free Skype Group Video Calling

To celebrate World Read Aloud Day in March this year, Skype gave all educators the opportunity to receive 12 months of Group Video Calling if they signed up to Skype’s global education platform, Skype in the classroom.  Since then, thousands of teachers have received and are using this fantastic teaching tool in their schools. If … Read more

Spreading Solar Power Around the World with Skype

One and a half billion people on the planet don’t have access to regular electricity or light after sunset. That’s roughly a quarter of the world’s population that burns wood or kerosene for power or, perhaps, has no access to power at all. New York-based Voltaic Systems, and a handful of other companies, are creating wearable … Read more

Skype已被英国皇室所使用

最近,英国皇室夫妇威廉王子及凯特王妃公开示范了一种使用Skype的创新方式,来帮助那些无家可归的青少年回归正途。 通过电脑摄像头和电视屏幕,剑桥公爵与18岁的Dylan Howie及21岁的Lyn Buchan进行交谈。这两个青少年都参加了 Read more

Bands Build Deep Relationships with Fans Through Skype Experiences

BandPage.com

J. Sider discovered his passion for music while growing up in a small town in Virginia.  “I lived in the middle of nowhere and started playing music at an early age,” he said. “I got into businesses of music, managing small and medium-sized venues and started thinking about the artist’s connections with their fans: how do … Read more

The Arctic’s Youngest Explorer Makes a Skype Visit to Texas Classroom

Oli Munroy

For the students in Jennifer Hurst’s 4th grade class, most of their own exploring occurs just around their neighborhoods nearby their hometown just outside of Austin, Texas.  So when they had the opportunity to have a Skype video call with Oli Milroy, the youngest member of the Arctic Jubilee Expedition, they were thrilled! The students … Read more

Skype Video Messaging: Preview for Windows 8 Users

Video Messaging on Skype for Windows 8

Earlier this week, we mentioned that the preview of Skype Video Messaging for Skype for Windows 8 would be “coming soon.” Well, it is now available in the Windows Store. Skype Video Messaging lets you record and send a video message to friends and family on Skype anytime, even when they’re unavailable; they can watch … Read more

Skype Enables Unique Learning Experiences Beyond the Classroom: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Rambuka School

Education professionals around the world are exploring the use of Skype as a platform to connect their classroom and share their learning experiences with teachers across the globe. Skype in the classroom is a free global community that invites teachers to collaborate on classroom projects through the use of Skype, to share skills and inspiration … Read more

Skype Video Messaging: Preview for Windows Desktop Users

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Today we’ve released the preview of Skype Video Messaging for Skype for Windows desktop on Windows 7 or above. This feature will also be made available shortly for Skype for Windows 8. Skype Video Messaging lets you record a video message and send it to people who matter to you on Skype anytime, even when they’re … Read more

英國皇室委任Skype

皇室夫婦威廉王子及凱特王妃公開示範了一種使用Skype的創新方式幫助那些無家可歸的青少年重回正途。 劍橋公爵使用電腦鏡頭和電視屏幕與Dylan Howie(18歲)及Lyn Buchan(21歲)交談。他們兩位參加了格拉斯哥慈善機構的「重投 Read more

Type Less. Talk More. Make Skype Calls Directly From Your Outlook.com Inbox

Skype for Outlook.com

Starting today, Microsoft is rolling out a preview version of Skype for Outlook.com, bringing two great communication experiences together — all in one place! As part of our commitment to bring you the very best ways to communicate, this Skype for Outlook.com preview is beginning to roll out in the United Kingdom and will be … Read more

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