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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

Carpe Dièse : quand Skype permet de faire de sa passion, un métier

Entretien avec Léni Maroglou, l’un des trois fondateurs de Carpe Dièse, et joueur de guitare aguerri Il y a peu, nous vous avions présenté Carpe Dièse, une école de musique délivrant ses cours par vidéoconférence Skype. Le concept de cette école nous tient particulièrement à cœur puisqu’elle permet de rapprocher les gens, mais également d’apprendre … Read more

Top 3 Tips for Veterans Transitioning into the Civilian Workforce

Today we honor our brave veterans. These men and women put their lives on the line for the safety of our country. But when they return home from war, they face a new and different kind of battle when they try to find jobs. According to a 2012 survey by Prudential, Inc., 60% of new … Read more

Top 5 Exciting New Features for Skype for Xbox One

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At Microsoft, we’ve been working hard to create a whole new TV experience that delivers the best Skype communications experience on Xbox One right in your living room. With the launch of Xbox One on November 22, we want to show off the top five most exciting features coming with Skype for Xbox One! No. … Read more

Chamadas com vídeo perfeitas no Skype para Windows 8.1.

Os nossos usuários já começaram a mandar pra gente as suas dúvidas sobre o Skype no Windows 8.1. Vimos algumas perguntas relacionadas ao uso da webcam, e por isso hoje vou me aprofundar um pouco mais sobre como se preparar para uma chamada com vídeo. Vamos falar sobre como verificar a sua webcam está instalada … Read more

Getting Yourself Video-Ready In Windows 8.1

I’ve been looking through some of the questions that people have been asking about Skype for Windows 8.1. I spotted a few questions related to the use of a webcam and so today I’d like to dig a bit deeper into setting yourself up for a video call. I’m going to touch on how to … Read more

Happy National Flex Day! 5 Tips for Better Remote Working

Here at Skype we regularly work remotely, and often with teams on varying schedules and in various spots around the globe. Add to that the fact that Skype also can be an essential tool for doing business from anywhere, and you’ll see why we were naturally interested in the first annual National Flex Day in … Read more

Students Reach for the Stars After Skype Call with World-Class Astronomer

A guest blog post by teacher Shawn Avery from Dennett Elementary School in Plympton, Massachusetts. How can I connect concepts my students are learning about to real world experiences? That’s the question that teachers ponder every day. It’s easy to throw a math problem up on the board for children to solve or show them … Read more

Skype Helps Take Fantasy Football to the Next Level

For football fans everywhere, the start of the NFL season means that it’s time for Fantasy Football! Last week, our Skype Correspondent Jason Zone Fisher hosted the #MSFTFootball Fantasy Football League draft with a little help from Skype. The star-studded roster included the likes of: NBA star Baron Davis, NFL Network’s Jenn Brown, DJ Skee, and actors Rich … Read more

米コメディアン マーク・マルコフ氏、Skypeビデオ通話で162か国とつながる~日本のテレビにもSkypeで生出演~

Skypeは、先日の8月29日に設立10周年を迎えました。Skypeの10周年を記念して、アメリカのコメディアンであるマーク・マルコフ氏が、世界中で使われているSkypeのビデオ通話を通じて、全世界の人達とつながる企画を試みました! 【Sk Read more

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