Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

The Great Debate: Does Technology Hinder or Improve Human Relationships?

An article I read recently included the following incredibly striking photo of Liu Bolin, a Chinese artist who is commonly referred to as "The Invisible Man." He earned this nickname since his most popular works of art (including this image) are his "Hiding in the City" series. Read more

Kick-start your healthy eating plan with Skype

Share and improve your healthy eating plans with friends and family with Skype calls, instant messaging and video calls. See Skype.com for more. Read more

American Idol fans vote for their favorites via Skype

The name of one of American Idol's top finalist, Jessica Sanchez, has been all over Skype's top phrases on Twitter for the past few weeks thanks to all her fans. The Filipino community all over the U.S. and Asia has… Read more

昂山素姬透過Skype分享好消息!

作為其中一名最為人所知的政治異見人士,昂山素姬被軟禁在祖國緬甸達十五年之久。自2010年獲釋後,她一直忙於與各地的支持者交流。不過,素姬的護照早在24年前已被吊銷,故她過去二十多年來從來未踏出緬甸國土半步。 然而這並未能阻礙她與各地人民進行 Read more

Skype plays host to a diplomatic dinner

Last week, a ground-breaking diplomatic event occurred. There wasn't any of the typical diplomatic fanfare with motorcades, secret service or press conferences. Rather than being a meeting between heads of state, this was something much more grassroots: a family in… Read more

Aung San Suu Kyi Shares Good News via Skype

Arguably the world's best-known political dissident, Aung San Suu Kyi spent 15 years under house arrest in her native Myanmar (Burma). After her release in 2010, she maintained a busy schedule of speaking to various heads of state and her many supporters around the globe. Read more

Utilizing Big Data to Unlock Innovation in Education

I'm always looking for new areas of innovation. One topic in particular that I've been keeping an eye on is big data, as this emerging area has the potential to change multiple industries and generate tremendous value. Read more

Skype in the Classroom Partners with Leading Organizations to Enable Exciting Learning Experiences

Today, Skype in the classroom is joining forces with Penguin Group, New York Philharmonic, Peace One Day, Save the Children, and the Science Museum, London to support teachers by offering exciting classroom content for their students. Registered teachers from around the globe can now browse interesting projects from these organizations on our free Skype in the classroom community of more than 28,000 educators. Read more

Skype wants to help small businesses connect and grow

If you're an entrepreneur or working in a small business that's looking to grow, wouldn't it be great to find a place online where you can make new connections easily – potential partners, suppliers, or customers anywhere in the world… Read more

The Evolution of the Skype Community

By Claudius Henrichs, Skype Community Manager As the head Community Manager for Skype, I am fortunate enough to be able to work with many of you every day that are part of our online community. For me, it is especially… Read more

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