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Microsoft welcomes Skype officially

10/13/2011, We all know that Microsoft picked up Skype for a cool $8.5 billion in May earlier this year, with boards of directors from both Microsoft and Skype having approved the acquisition previously. Well, not much was heard concerning this merger since then, but...

Skype in-flight video call made on MSNBC TV

09/29/2011, Ever received or made a Skype video call to somebody who was on an airplane? I can’t say I have, but the folks over at MSNBC have, in a news segment shot yesterday. Time magazine’s senior political analyst, Mark Halperin, called up the studio...

Skype 2.5 for Android announced

09/29/2011, It was just recently that we brought you word that Skype for iOS is now compatible with Bluetooth headsets, and here is another piece of juicy news – Skype for Android has hit version 2.5, which means it will be able to offer video support for...

Skype for iOS works with Bluetooth headsets

09/27/2011, Do you happen to enjoy using Skype on the iPhone? If you do, surely you must have been wondering how come that app failed to support Bluetooth headsets for the longest time. Well, this is no longer the case, where Skype’s iOS app has been given a shot...

HP Webcam HD 5210 lets you Skype in HD

09/14/2011, If there’s one thing great about technology, it’s the ability to keep in touch with the people we care about even though they’re thousands of miles away. We’ve come a long way since the introduction of 320 x 240 webcams (remember...

FREETALK Connect Me Home Phone Adapter for Skype announced

08/31/2011, Skype loves making communication with your close and loved ones easier all the time – and their latest effort consists of the FREETALK Connect Me Home Phone Adapter, where it will let you enjoy a true blue Skype experience on your current handset....

Skype acquires GroupMe

08/22/2011, Update: We have heard that Skype paid $85 million for GroupMe. That’s a tidy sum no matter how you scrutinize it for sure. Skype has flexed their financial muscles by picking up GroupMe, a group messaging service that was founded by Jared Hecht and...

Video calling capability discovered in Facebook Messenger app

08/10/2011, Earlier today we reported that Facebook had announced a standalone messenger app which basically allows you to send messages to your Facebook friends without having to launch the native Facebook app, which we decided was rather bloated and consumed data...

India wants to monitor Google and Skype as well

08/10/2011, After recent reports of the Indian government’s intentions to strong arm RIM into compromising the security of its BlackBerry devices, it looks like the country is leaving no stone unturned. Recent reports state that India is also requesting for the...

Skype now supports video calling on the Xperia Pro and Xperia Neo

07/21/2011, Skype for Android brought video calling to the platform not very long ago, and like a number of apps that have launched on Android – it wasn’t fully compatible with all Android devices (Netflix comes to mind). If you’re an owner of a phone...

Skype vulnerability issue will be fixed this week

07/18/2011, A couple of days ago, security vulnerability for Skype was discovered by Levent Kayan, a Berlin-based security researcher. What he had discovered was this exploit which allowed malicious hackers to enter a string of JavaScript code into the “mobile...

Facebook Vibes code spotted

07/07/2011, Facebook is certainly not going to take the upcoming Google+ social network for granted, relying on its 750 million (and growing) user base alone to pull it through difficult times. No sir, the social network giant has an arsenal of its own to remain...

Facebook launches Group Chat, New Design and Video Calling

07/06/2011, At the Facebook HQ today, Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of some exciting new features to the world’s most popular social network, Facebook. After spending the past six months working on most of these features, it looks like the summer...