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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype Wins Three Webby Awards!

A few weeks ago, we shared with you our love for The Webby Awards. After being nominated in two categories in this year's awards, we are now thrilled to announce that, for the second year in a row, Skype has… Read more

Skype Nominated for 2012 Webby Awards!

We love The Webby Awards! Last year, we shared the exciting news that Skype won the 2011 Webby People's Voice Award in the Best Practice category – a real honor. Today, we're ecstatic to share that for the second consecutive… Read more

Tony Bates Weighs in on Microsoft's Acquisition of Skype

I am delighted to announce the deal with Microsoft has formally closed, and Skype is now a division of Microsoft. This represents a huge leap forward in Skype’s mission to be the communications choice for a billion people every… Read more

Tony Bates Weighs in on Microsoft's Acquisition of Skype

I am delighted to announce the deal with Microsoft has formally closed, and Skype is now a division of Microsoft. This represents a huge leap forward in Skype's mission to be the communications choice for a billion people every… Read more

Hello Skype!

My name is Yezel. I'll let you take the first punch at how you want to pronounce it… but it's Yeh-zell. I am a recent graduate from San Jose State University in California where I earned a degree in public… Read more

The Transformational Power of Skype in the Classroom

This afternoon, I had the opportunity to join a dynamic community of global leaders at the 2nd Annual Social Good Summit presented by Mashable, the 92nd Street Y, and the United Nations Foundation to discuss a big idea: the power… Read more