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News, stories, and updates from Skype

3 tools to help entrepreneurs get off the ground

At Skype, we know how daunting the path from idea to launch can be for a business owner. Even when you have an incredible idea, you can get stuck trying to figure out the answers to tough questions, such as: who can I turn to for advice, especially when I need it most? Where can … Read more

Skype 5.0 for Android: find your friends automatically

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Helping you keep in touch with the people who matter most in your life has always been a key goal for us here at Skype. But with more than 300 million users, we know that sometimes finding your friends on Skype can be a challenge. Today, we’re thrilled to announce a brand new feature for Android … Read more

Lighting Up Skype on Android for Amazon Fire

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As you know, we’re committed to delivering the best possible Skype experience across any platform – bringing you closer to the people you care about most. Skype is now available on all kinds of devices, from PCs and tablets, to Xbox Ones, TVs and smartphones of all shapes and sizes.  And today we’re excited to add … Read more

Skype is the perfect way to show your city pride

Are you proud of where you live? We bet you are!  So many people love their cities – the landscape, the strong sense of community, the cultural scene, and the little unknown hideaways only locals know about. To reflect this city pride, Skype Photography Ambassador Chaucee Stillman and four Moment Makers are about to embark … Read more

International travel this summer? Call home with Skype

Travelling the world is a great way to spend a summer vacation. But how do you call home without costing yourself enormous sums of money on roaming fees and calling cards? Fortunately, with Skype, it’s easy. Make a free voice or video call If the person you’d like to call has a Skype account, once … Read more

Update Skype now to improve your experience

At Skype, our goal is to be the best way for friends, families, loved ones, and colleagues to communicate whether across the globe or across the street. Over the past year, we’ve introduced lots of exciting new ways to bring people together, such as free group video calls, video messaging and chat enhancements. We want … Read more

Бесплатные групповые видеозвонки теперь доступны на планшетах под управлением Windows

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В апреле услуга групповых видеозвонков стала бесплатной для пользователей тех платформ, где данный сервис был изначально доступен. За прошедшие месяцы популярность групповых видеозвонков увеличилась в четыре раза, и сегодня мы рады сообщить, что этой услугой теперь также могут воспользоваться владельцы планшетов и устройств «2 в 1» на базе Windows. Всем нам хочется как можно чаще собираться … Read more

Enjoy free group video calling on Windows tablets

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In April, we made our group video calling experience free to existing platforms, with additional device support coming soon. Since then, we’ve seen a fantastic four fold increase in group video calls, and now we’re bringing the feature to Windows tablets and Windows 2 in 1 devices. We’d all like to be able to catch up … Read more

How to update Skype on your mobile phone

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Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella last week outlined his vision for the future of the company; he said that Microsoft is the “productivity and platform company for…the mobile first world.” He imagines the world as full of screens of all sizes, and says that every home screen on every ecosystem should have some of Microsoft’s services, … Read more

Pledge your passion for a chance to win

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The annual BlogHer conference always brings fresh inspiration to a vast community of food bloggers, family bloggers, travel bloggers, and countless others passionate about online content. This year, as the official communications partner of BlogHer ’14, Skype wants to extend that idea into the real world with what we like to call the Pay With Passion … Read more

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