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3 Women Changing the World Through Technology

On Saturday we will celebrate International Women’s Day. This year’s theme of “Inspiring Change” encourages advocacy for women’s advancement everywhere, in every way. At Microsoft, we are celebrating women who have and will change the world through technology with a particular focus on those who are inspiring more women to get involved in science, technology, … Read more

Words Come To Life When Students And Authors Read Together Via Skype

The ritual of reading out loud is a special one for both children and parents.  As mother to two boys, my memories of snuggling with them on the couch reading stories before bed are precious. Going from being narrator to my insistent audience (“Again! Again! But make the villain sound more evil”), to helping them … Read more

TODAY Show Host Plays Mystery Skype

I remember my childhood geography lessons. A whole class period was spent memorizing the location of continents and countries, while attempting to imagine something about how other students lived in these faraway places. If my classmates and I were lucky, we had a pen pal that we exchanged letters and photos with through the mail … Read more

Just Say Hello

A quick hello, a warm smile, a friendly wave. These simple gestures can spark meaningful human interaction, which has been proven to have a stunningly positive effect on your health and happiness. That’s why O, The Oprah Magazine has partnered with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Skype to get the world talking again, face-to-face. We live in an era when we are more connected … Read more

De la communication unifiée à la communication universelle, la prochaine étape des communications

Aujourd’hui nous vous proposons la traduction du blog post de Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President pour Lync & Skype Engineering en direct de Las Vegas où se déroule actuellement la conférence annuelle de Lync. C’est un plaisir d’être à Las Vegas aujourd’hui avec près de 2 000 clients, partenaires et professionnels de l’industrie pour … Read more

Songwriter Uses Skype to Help Students Weather the Storm

Harsh winter weather in the Southeastern U.S. recently forced students and teachers in some cities to spend the night in their classrooms. Roger Day, a father of three and an award-winning children’s singer and songwriter who lives in Nashville, Tennessee heard about these snowed-in students. He knew music would bring comfort and joy to the anxious … Read more

Your Holiday Helper is Here!

‘Tis the season to get together with family and loved ones to feast, reflect and — of course — open gifts! However, according to a recent survey we conducted with Harris Interactive, not everyone will get to be “home for the holidays.” In fact, three-quarters (77%) of Americans will be traveling away from their homes … Read more

I’ll Be Home for the Holidays, Thanks to Skype

As the Skype Correspondent, I constantly am jetting off to new adventures and events. I am so grateful to work in the industry I do, but my busy travel schedule (I’ll be in Miami, New York City and LA just this month) often keeps me away from my family. But, thanks to Skype, I won’t … Read more

Cinco dicas para organizar sua lista de contatos do Skype

Se você já usa a o Skype há muitos anos, pode ser que a sua lista de contatos do Skype tenha ficado enorme e impossível de navegar. Por isso, experimente essas dicas para gerenciar seus contatos de forma mais eficiente. Elas variam um pouco dependendo da plataforma do seu computador ou dispositivo, então vou colocar … Read more

Skype in the classroom and reddit Team Up for Teachers

During this time of year I always find myself reflecting back on the year that was.  As I look back at 2013 and remember the different ways we at Skype tried to give back and make life better for others, the recent “reddit gifts for the Teachers 2013” drive stands out as one of the … Read more

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