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Job listing hints at deep Skype integration for the Xbox

05/29/2012, Last month it was spotted in a job listing that Microsoft was looking to hire individuals that would help with the integration of Skype into its Xbox gaming console. Given Microsoft’s acquisition of the VoIP company last year, we guess it wasn’t a...

Skype 5.9 for Windows hotfix released

05/08/2012, Skype has just introduced a hotfix to Skype 5.9 for Windows, where this hot release build will offer a fix for issues that affect the signing in process for a handful of users. Of course, if Microsoft (and any other software provider for that matter) has...

Say it with Skype this Mother’s Day

05/07/2012, You know the saying – if momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy. Mother’s Day is just around the corner – this weekend, in fact, so you might want to drop by mom’s place and give her a big hug and a peck on the cheek,...

Skype Exploit Reveals All User IP Addresses

04/30/2012,   An exploit on Skype has been highlighted in a blog post by SkypeOpenSource and it runs through a process through which users might be able to obtain another user’s local and remote IP address. The IP address reveals a particular user’s city or...

Skype Launches Humoticons Facebook App

04/27/2012, Skype has launched a new app in conjunction with its new “It’s Time for Skype” marketing campaign which the company claims to be about putting the “humanity” element back into how people communicate. Skype claims that ‘Skypers’ often make...

Skype for Android updated with faster startup time

04/27/2012, Heads up Android Skype users, it looks like an update for your VoIP app is now available for download. While this isn’t a major update, there are some changes that the update has brought that we’re sure will be welcome by Android users who rely on...

Skype for Windows Phone runs on Nokia Lumia 610

04/24/2012, We do know that Skype for Windows Phone was launched officially a couple of days ago, and there were some concerns that the mobile version of the VoIP app is unable to run on Windows Phone devices that had a mere 256MB RAM. Well, it seems that it is not...

Skype makes its way onto the PlayStation Vita

04/24/2012, Heads up PlayStation Vita owners, it looks like your handheld gaming console will be getting one additional new feature later on today. Sony has announced that later today, Skype for the PlayStation Vita will be available for download via the PlayStation...

Skype for Windows Phone has landed

04/22/2012, At long last, Skype for Windows Phone is now available a couple of months after the beta version was announced at Mobile World Congress, and launched a short while after that. The official Skype for Windows is now available over at the Windows Phone...

Skype for Browsers project revealed in Microsoft job postings

04/16/2012, Microsoft, who gobbled up Skype last year, has just uploaded a bunch of job postings which will see Skype arrive on a web browser. The job postings point towards vacancies for software development engineers, and do mention that the Skype web app will be...

Skype sees use by emergency.lu during Disaster Relief

04/09/2012, emergency.lu, a global public good that is supported by the government of Luxembourg, was introduced late last year. The whole idea was to offer a rapid response solution for disaster relief and humanitarian operations. This solution will cover the whole...