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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

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

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