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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Teachers, Enter our Santa in the Classroom Contest: Educators Can Win $10,000 in Technology Products and a Call with Santa for Their Classrooms

We are very proud that Skype’s technology helps enable amazing learning experiences for students across the globe. From explorer Mark Wood connecting classrooms in Nepal and Tsunami-damaged Japan for an environmental discussion to students getting a chance to learn from NASA and even surprise video calls from NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal, Skype in the classroom empowers teachers to bring truly remarkable experiences to their schools. Read more

Pro Travelers’ Top Three Skype Travel Tips

Travelling during the holiday season is incredibly common. While the holidays are ostensibly about eating and relaxing with family – the travel itself can inject a fair amount of stress into your vacation. We reached out to a bunch of… Read more

Skype Gift Cards Keep Grandson in Touch Over the Holidays

Annie lives in Miami. In recent years, her family has mushroomed from just her son and daughter to include their spouses and now four grandchildren divided between Miami and Memphis. While Annie usually spends Thanksgiving weekend with her son’s family… Read more

Skype Gift Cards help families stay connected for Thanksgiving

Josh is a junior at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Like many Americans, Josh’s family is spread about the country. His parents are both based in the Pacific Northwest and his sister lives in New York, but everyone in… Read more

Say Hello to Skype for Android Tablets

Today we’re delighted to announce version 3.0 of Skype for Android. As long-standing Skype enthusiasts know, we’re committed to making the Skype experience the best it can be, wherever you are and with whatever device you’re using. With so many now using tablets to make video and voice calls with Skype, this latest version is optimized to scale to your tablet’s bigger screen, so you can experience Skype on a larger display wherever you go. Read more

Дарить и получать подарки лучше с картами Skype

Только представьте, как обрадуются ваши друзья, находящиеся вдали от дома, получив возможность пообщаться со своими близкими. Когда нет возможности купить билет на самолёт или отправиться в долгое путешествие на поезде, на помощь приходит альтернативный способ общения с друзьями и родственниками,… Read more

Da la bienvenida a Skype para tabletas Android

Hoy anunciamos la versión 3.0 de Skype para Android. Hace tiempo que estamos trabajando en mejorar la experiencia de Skype sin importar donde estés o el dispositivo que utilices, como todos los amantes de Skype sabéis. Hay tantas personas utilizando… Read more

Ahora con las tarjetas de regalo de Skype es más fácil dar y compartir!

Pasar tiempo con un amigo que vive lejos es el mejor regalo que puedes hacerle. Existe otra manera para mantener el contacto con amigos y familia sin tener que comprar billetes de avión o pasar largas jornadas en el tren:… Read more

It's Better to Give and Receive with Skype Gift Cards

Wouldn’t the best holiday gift for your far-flung friends and family be the chance to spend some time together? Short of shelling out for plane tickets or enduring long train rides, there is another way to keep in touch with friends and family, no matter where they are…you can give the gift of Skype. Read more

Great Ormond Street Hospital and Skype say, "Oh yes we can"

Recently, we had the pleasure of joining British TV star Craig Revel Horwood and some inspirational children at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) to launch the world’s first pantomime via Skype. On 13th December, a special performance… Read more

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