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D: All Things Digital Conference – The Future of Skype, Part 2

At the 10th annual D: All Things Digital Conference, I was fortunate enough to be able to chat with AllThingsD's Kara Swisher on the final day of the event where I detailed the future of Skype.

Last week, I reviewed my discussion with Kara about the growth of Skype after we joined forces with Microsoft, and talked about our commitment to recruitment and talent acquisition. In this post, I'll talk about my discussion with Kara on the product side, our vision to continue being a user-driven company and how this will all drive Skype's ultimate goal of becoming an essential tool for everyday global communications. Read more

Share your summer fun with Skype

Share the fun and sun of your summer vacations and special weekends with Skype. From group video calls in the garden to wallet-friendly international calls, get your summer sharing sewn up with Skype. It doesn't matter what the weatherman says,… Read more

World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar Surprises Fan with Skype Video Call

Here's a pop-quiz: what do Skype and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) have in common? While perhaps not a match made in heaven at first glance, we definitely have more similarities that you'd think. Skype has hundreds of millions of users… Read more

Beckham's first coach in disbelief as David misses out on the Olympics

During the run-up to the Olympics, Skype will be airing a number of exclusive interviews with friends and family of top Olympic athletes. Today, David Beckham's first coach, Stuart Underwood, expresses his disbelief that Beckham wasn't selected for GB's football… Read more

Beckham's first coach in disbelief as David misses out on the Olympics

During the run-up to the Olympics, Skype will be airing a number of exclusive interviews with friends and family of top Olympic athletes. Today, David Beckham’s first coach, Stuart Underwood, expresses his disbelief that Beckham wasn’t selected for GB’s football… Read more

Monthly Round-Up: Celebrities Using Skype

In some ways, celebrities are just like us: they like to stay connected with their loved ones, share their amazing experiences and even shine the spotlight on some of their favorite stories using Skype. As a continuation of our monthly… Read more

Happy birthday to "Happy Birthday" – sing it with Skype

Send the biggest and best birthday wishes with Say it with Skype, Skype internet calls, instant messaging and group video calling. See Skype.com for more. Read more

A Call for Your #SkypeStories from Around the World

It's a great privilege for all of us at Skype knowing that our work enables people from across the globe to connect with each other in a meaningful way. We've seen many heartwarming stories from our users over the years, from military members witnessing the birth of their children on Skype while stationed overseas, to injured high school students being able to attend their graduations remotely and even long-distance couples celebrating their anniversaries via Skype while they're apart.

Now, we'd like to shine the spotlight on some of your best stories regarding how you use Skype every day. Read more

Attention Football Fans: There's a New Skype Emoticon for You

With the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship in full swing, many football (that's soccer for you Americans, a term that also works) fans across the globe have been glued to their seats rooting for their favorite team! Whether you're at… Read more

Attention Football Fans: There's a New Skype Emoticon for You

With the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship in full swing, many football (that’s soccer for you Americans, a term that also works) fans across the globe have been glued to their seats rooting for their favorite team! Whether you’re at… Read more

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