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China bans Skype and other non-state owned VOIP services

12/30/2010, After recovering from a recent worldwide crash, Skype looks like it won’t be recovering in a certain country on the eastside of the world. China has just made all VOIP services, besides those owned by the government, illegal – therefore banning...

Skype 3.0 for iOS brings video calls over 3G and Wi-Fi

12/29/2010, We’ve been hearing whispers about it for a while, and now the latest version of Skype for the iPhone offers users the luxury of making Skype to Skype video calls from their iPhone via Wi-Fi or 3G. They will also be able to communicate with desktop users...

Skype delivers post mortem on recent outage

12/29/2010, Skype did promise to work on a post mortem on their recent worldwide outage, and they made good on it. Apparently, the whole fiasco happened simply because of a bug in a slightly outdated Windows version of Skype. It seemed that after several servers...

Skype teaser page hints at mobile video chat?

12/29/2010, We’ve recently had some whispers of Skype bringing video chat to the mobile scene and now those rumors don’t seem so far-fetched anymore. The reason we say so is the VoIP company has released a new landing page, teasing us with the line “what’s...

Skype could jump into voice calling on iPhone and iPad

12/26/2010, VoIP provider Skype, who experienced an outage recently (good thing they clarified it later on without leaving us users in the dark), has put up and removed promptly support documents that point towards voice calling on Apple’s iPhone 4, which is...

Skype downtime clarified – problem with supernodes

12/23/2010, For those of you who are affected by Skype’s downtime, fret not, help is on the way. According to a blog post on the official Skype blog, Peter Parkes, Skype’s blogger-in-chief announced that the downtime is caused by their supernodes going...

Skype is Down

12/22/2010, We noticed that Skype is down, and according to the real-time chatter on the web, we’re definitely not the only ones. If you can’t use Skype – you’re not alone!  Skype is indeed working to resolve the situation, according to a...

Skype For Android Updated To Support Galaxy S And SD Card Installs

12/16/2010, Getting Skype installed on your Android-powered device might not be as simple as getting it installed on the iPhone, due to device support. The good news is that Galaxy S phones that are running Android 2.2 Froyo will now be able to install the popular...

Skype for Symbian receives updates

12/08/2010, Skype for Symbian has just been updated, as this enhanced application will now be able to support more Symbian-powered smartphones than ever before, among them including the Nokia N8, Nokia C7 and Nokia E5. One of the new features that is thrown into the...

Skype Preparing To Launch Web-based Service?

12/05/2010, Whispers are going around that Skype could be gearing up to come up with a web-based voice service, possibly one that integrates video and chat services too. According to job postings on Skype’s website, the company is looking to build a team that...

Facebook To Launch Video Chatting In Partnership With Skype?

11/28/2010, Rumors of Skype and Facebook working together to come up with something cool surface from time to time and now a snippet of Facebook code has fueled the rumors again. A Facebook app developer has discovered code for a service called VideoChat and...

No Skype Over 3G For Verizon Galaxy Tab

11/02/2010, One of the useful features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be its ability to use Skype for voice calling but word is going around that Verizon Wireless’ Galaxy Tab will only offer Skype voice-calling over Wi-Fi. This is slightly different from what...

KDDI and Skype strike up partnership

10/17/2010, Skype as well as Japanese carrier KDDI have struck up a strategic alliance which will see the integration of Skype across KDDI’s services, and the first fruits of this partnership would begin with its mobile offerings – “au”. Skype...

Skype 5.0 Offers Facebook Integration And Group Video Calling

10/14/2010, Skype has announced the arrival of Skype 5.0 which integrates the Facebook News Feed and Phonebook into Skype, making it easier for you to stay in contact with your Facebook friends. With this integration, you’ll be able to see your Facebook News...