To connect Apple and Windows users for a chat — FaceTime or Skype?
(Aug 2019) Q: I have an unusual request. My 98-year-old mother is missing her 90-year-old brother who lives cross-country. Since he has an iPad, I thought it might be easiest to try to connect them via FaceTime
The Skype Mafia: Who Are They And Where Are They Now?
(Aug 2019) Sergio Dionisio/eBay via Getty Images Skype is widely regarded as one of the most successful tech companies to come out of Europe but who are the people that built the company and where are they now?
Is It Time for Microsoft to Spin Off Skype?
(Aug 2019) First, eBay bought Skype in 2005 for $2.6 billion. Two years later, the company wrote down $1.43 billion of its investment, and four years after that, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) bought the company
Microsoft’s Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands
(Aug 2019) Microsoft’s Skype service for calling landlines and mobile numbers with a computer from Skype is now officially considered a telecom service covered by telecom laws in the Netherlands. The move comes
Microsoft Confirms Your Cortana and Skype Recordings Aren’t Private Either, Surprising No One
(Aug 2019) At this point, if you don’t want strangers to listen to recordings from your devices, it’s looking like you may just have to go off the grid. On Thursday, Microsoft became the latest tech
A VC who worked on Microsoft’s $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype says it provided a valuable lesson about why the best startups are ‘bought not sold’
(Aug 2019) Paul Murphy is a partner at VC fund Northzone in London. He worked at Microsoft during its $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype.
Dame Esther Rantzen says Skype won’t combat loneliness of elderly like a hug and cuppa
on 24th of Aug 2019 Dame Esther Rantzen has warned against using Skype as a substitute for a “hug and a cup of tea” as new figures reveal that two-thirds of adults rely on technology to keep in touch with elderly
Surprise! Microsoft Admits That People Are Listening In on Your Cortana and Skype Conversations
(Aug 2019) In a turn of events that, at this point, probably shocks no one, Microsoft has confessed that human contractors have been listening in on some people’s private conversations via Skype and Cortana.
New Skype icon comes to Android, joining iOS which received it earlier this week
(Aug 2019) Skype has a new icon on Android devices. The new icon features Fluent Design elements. Skype on iOS received the same new icon earlier this week. The Android version of Skype has a new icon featuring
Skype registers telecoms service after losing EU case
(Aug 2019) Microsoft’s Skype formally registered itself as an electronic communication service provider with Dutch authorities in the wake of a European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision made earlier this year. In