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Focused to the core: Pilates instructor uses Skype for one-on-one coaching

The physical fitness practice known as Pilates was developed in the early 20th century, and now has more than 11 million people practicing it worldwide. Denise Posnak fell in love with Pilates over ten years ago and quickly decided to become an instructor. After 12 years of teaching, this New York-based instructor has found a … Read more

Surface RT、Skypeに最適なタブレット

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本日3月15日(金)、日本マイクロソフトから「Surface RT (サーフェス RT)」が発売されました。米国では、昨年10月に発売されており、日本では待ちに待った発売です。 Surface RTは、楽しみと利便性を追求したタブレットです Read more

He jumps off buildings, He sets himself on fire, He uses Skype

When Anthony Molinari first arrived in Hollywood as an aspiring stuntman he believed that the best way to make a name for himself was by doing the “gnarliest gags” which include “car hits” and “stair falls”. Now, a decade later, with credits in The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and the upcoming The Lone Ranger … Read more

A Skype fan from the UK shares tips for Mother’s Day gift ideas

We’ve been hunting for tips on what to get for Mother’s Day, this Sunday March 10, and we wanted to share this email, from Jean Davis in Buckinghamshire in the UK. Dear Skype, My son is going to Skype call me on Mother’s Day, as usual and so I wanted to share my tip with … Read more

Chords, Keys and Lyrics Composed via Skype

Singer-songwriter Megan Redmond.

Denver, Colorado: it’s not exactly a hotbed of the music industry.  But 17-year old singer-songwriter Megan Redmond isn’t the type of person to let geography stand in her way.  Although she was born in Denver, because of her passion for music and songwriting, her parents decided to move her to Nashville, TN when she was … Read more

Celebrating World Read Aloud Day: Our Global Reading Initiative and Free Group Video Calling for Teachers

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I love to read and I love stories. I was called a bookworm as a kid, because once I cracked open a book, I just couldn’t put it down until it was done! And, now, I watch with delight when my 12 year old daughter does the same. The hairy feet of a Hobbit. The … Read more

想搵工跳槽嗎?五大終極Skype面試秘訣讓你馬到功成!

曾幾何時,透過Skype面試是一件新奇的事。現在巳變得越來越普及,更進而引發起一系列討論探討Skype的禮儀,及如何在Skype視頻通話中留下最好印象。 外界有許多人自稱為專家, 而Skype全球招聘經理James Gould以及Skype Read more

Skype at South by Southwest 2013

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Do you consider yourself a music, technology, film or education aficionado?  If so, you may have heard about South by Southwest, a 26-year old Austin, Texas-based festival event better known simply as “SXSW” to most.  Over the years, it has grown to become one of the biggest events to find out about what’s new and … Read more

That’s So Metal: Pro Musician Offers Fans Skype Guitar Lessons

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Ever meet a true rock star?  Best known as the lead guitar player for heavy metal band Cradle of Filth, Paul Allender’s been a professional touring musician for over 20 years.  First picking up a guitar at age 14, he’s been shredding out metal riffs ever since.  Oddly, it seems that one way or another, … Read more

Who Says Doctors Don’t Do House Calls Anymore? They Do on Skype!

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Like most people, Cristina isn’t a fan of dragging herself to the doctor’s office when she’s sick. And don’t even get her started about getting stuck in traffic or, worse, stuck in the waiting room when she’d be better off in bed. Moreover, this Seattle-area working mother of two says, “Appointments have become increasingly rushed … Read more

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