News tagged ‘skype’
Monday, 17 Oct 2011
Remember that earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it would acquire Skype for US$8.5 billion? That deal has officially closed, and the voice call and chat service giant is now a new business unit in Microsoft.
Monday, 10 Oct 2011
Persistence has paid off for Microsoft as the European Commission approves its buy over of Skype, a marked turnaround in their less-than-cordial relation.
Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011
Skype releases a new version for the Iphone and Ipad which might turn out to be a double edged sword. While it does offer improvements over the previous version, there are extra costs as well in the form of advertisements.
Monday, 22 Aug 2011
More signs that the group messaging scene is exploding? Microsoft is looking to join in the group messaging party via Skype, who agreed to acquire group messaging app GroupMe.
Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011
Dedicated applications for Facebook, foursquare, Skype, and Twitter to PS Vita will be introduced.
Thursday, 7 Jul 2011
It's official: Facebook will be introducing video chat functionality to its social network through Skype. Some sees this as a rebuttal against the recently launched Google+'s integrated video chat feature.
Friday, 1 Jul 2011
Skype brings video calling to Android phones by announcing an updated version of its Skype for Android app.
Thursday, 30 Jun 2011
Skype is empowering consumer electronic and desktop software innovators to embed Skype into their products, by making its SDK called SkypeKit available.
Thursday, 2 Jun 2011
Skype announces that it is providing silicon vendors with a new standard interface for communication to H.264 encoding cameras.
Wednesday, 18 May 2011
According to BBC News, Bill Gates has said that he was in favor of Microsoft buying Skype, and urged board members to support the move.