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Skype Integration With Facebook This July 6th?

07/04/2011, It has recently been reported that come July 6th, Facebook will be announcing a tie-up with Skype which would allow users on Facebook to video chat via the website. Since Facebook has already been integrated with Skype, it would be a logical assumption...

Skype Vishing: a new form of phishing on the rise

07/01/2011, AVG has just issued new warning to all Skype users, informing them about the recent rise in Vishing attacks. In case you were wondering what “Vishing” was (don’t worry, I was too before I read the warning), it is a new form of attack that’s been...

Skype for Android hacked, does video on other Android handsets

06/30/2011, Skype for Android’s latest release apparently supports only a bunch of other handsets – the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro and the Google Nexus S. Trust the ever enterprising spirit of mankind to hack said...

Skype for Android does video calls now

06/30/2011, The Skype team is more than happy to announce that they will be making available video calls in the latest Android app, letting users share tender moments wherever they are – hopefully they are tethered to a decent Internet connection, of course. It...

ooVoo and Skype now usable in the House of Representatives

06/28/2011, After a year-long push by the Republicans in the House of Representatives, it looks like they finally got what they want. It has been reported that the members of the House of Representatives will be allowed to use VoIP services like ooVoo and Skype for...

Skype for iPad video leaked online

06/26/2011, Tired of being limited to only chatting with Facetime over the iPad 2? Well, we’ve got some great news for you. The folks over at Mac Rumors managed to get their hands on a video clip demonstrating Skype for iPad that was allegedly posted on...

British Phone Booth Gets Updated With Skype

06/22/2011, The phone booth is such a classic icon, not only used by Clark Kent to change into his Superman outfit in, or to film the movie, or to take photos with, but has also been one of the more iconic “structures” that people would use to identify...

Google plans to add Skype-like features to Chrome

06/21/2011, How many of you are fans of using Gtalk video chat on your Google Chrome web browser? If the idea of video calling through a web app floats your boat (one less program to launch on your computer, and even Chrome OS users can benefit from this)...

Skype 5.5 Beta for Windows released

06/20/2011, Earlier this year, Skype announced that its instant messenger program would have Facebook integration, where users will be able to add friends from Facebook, update their statuses, and even check updates. Skype was released with those features, and it...

Skype Firing Their Execs Before Microsoft Merger?

06/20/2011, As most of us already know, Microsoft has not too long ago paid a very cool $8.5 billion for the acquisition of Skype and its technologies. While the merger has not actually gone through yet, it looks like Skype is letting some of their executives go in...

Skype is down, again (updated)

06/07/2011, It looks like Skype is down – yet again. A quick search on Twitter reveals that quite a number of people all over the world are experiencing the same issue. At the moment, we’re uncertain what the problem is, and Skype has yet to issue an update...

Skype reverse engineered and posted online (updated)

06/03/2011, In the latest news that will probably make one of the world’s most popular VoIP services pretty unhappy, a freelance researcher named Efim Bushmanov has undertaken the goal of reverse engineering Skype and turning it into an open source program....

Skype unveils new standardized interface for encoding cameras

06/01/2011, Skype has just announced a new standard interface for communication to H.264 encoding cameras. Called the Skype UVC 1.4 standard, it will become the de facto standard for video calling, giving silicon vendors the opportunity to develop chips for cameras...

Fix released for Skype downtime

05/26/2011, Earlier today, we reported about an outage that a number of Skype users were facing. Apparently the downtime was due to a corruption that occurred in those users’ systems, though it wasn’t explained how such a thing happened. Anyway, Skype...