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A Blogger’s Journey from Beauty to Philanthropy

Lara Eurdolian

The beauty industry is better known for making world-class cosmetics than for compassion for the underprivileged. Indeed, we’ve all heard that beauty is only skin deep. However, hyper-connected beauty blogger Lara Eurdolian is out to upend your expectations. New York-based Lara spends most of her days blogging about the ins and outs of beauty trends … Read more

Using Skype to Check in With Pets When You’re Away

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Our Pet Brand Ambassador Paris Permenter loves her furry friends, but being an in-demand speaker and successful author means she often has to leave them behind when she travels. Keeping in touch and checking on how they’re doing isn’t a problem though—she just starts a Skype video call. Sure, we might write “Wish you were … Read more

Skype Essentials помогает познакомиться со Skype

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Сегодня сложно найти человека, который бы не знал о возможностях Skype, помогающих оставаться на связи с близкими людьми при помощи видеозвонков. Мы верим в потенциал видеотехнологий и решили использовать их при создании новой серии учебных роликов под названием Skypeessentials. Серия видеороликов SkypeEssentials была разработана специально для начинающих пользователей, которые ещё только приступили к изучению возможностей … Read more

Kid Ink Fans Create Skype Moments on the Ones To Watch with Skype Tour

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Every musician dreams of becoming the next big sensation. The Ones To Watch with Skype tour showcases some of the hottest up-and-coming artists on their journeys to achieve stardom – and Skype is bringing fans along for the ride.   When Kid Ink set off on tour across North America, Skype enabled some Moment Makers … Read more

Skype for Modern Windows 2.8: Getting Easier to Use

We have released a new version of Skype for modern Windows. We’ve been focused on making the application easier to use. There’s a tighter feel to the hub – the modern Skype is designed for touch but we know a lot of our users have mouse and keyboard devices. As a result we are tightening … Read more

6 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day across The Miles

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Celebrating Mother’s Day when you live far away from family isn’t easy, but with a little creativity you can overcome the miles. When I left my family in Chile 17 years ago, I didn’t realize how much I would miss being close to loved ones on special dates like Mother’s Day. This year, my mom … Read more

The Ultimate Mother’s Day Playbook

Did you know that 93% of moms would love to spend Mother’s Day with their children on Skype if they can’t be together in person?  Skype conducted a global survey of mothers, grandparents, and children to find out how they’re planning to spend Mother’s Day together across the iles. How do your Mother’s Day plans … Read more

Marine Mom to Celebrate Mother’s Day from Afghanistan on Skype

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Yahmise Hayes is a mother of two from Burgaw, North Carolina. This 22-year-old is also a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, currently stationed at Camp Bastion in remote Afghanistan. Corporal Hayes is serving as an Administrative Specialist in Afghanistan until October, working 12 hours per day, 7 days per week. Her daughters are … Read more

El 67% de los españoles que no esté con su madre en el Día de la Madre le deseará un feliz día a través de una videollamada de Skype

El Día de la Madre es una celebración en la que todos queremos pasar un día en familia. Las circunstancias actuales hacen que cada vez sea más difícil que las madres puedan pasar ese día con sus hijos. Un estudio realizado por Idea Lab para Microsoft sobre el uso de Skype a escala global de … Read more

Sharing Ideas, Breaking Boundaries

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Some of the world’s most innovative ideas were shared at the TED2014 conference in Vancouver, Canada last month. Skype Conversation Sessions germinated a number of fascinating discussions, and Skype was there to facilitate conversations with luminaries such as astronaut Chris Hadfield, Oscar nominee Jehane Noujaim and Sports Illustrated reporter David Epstein. One of those participating … Read more

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