News & Commentary
Staying current with our latest company information and Skype related news.
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Feb. 6, 2009: Speculations that Skype may be sold came out again!
Jan. 15, 2009: Major announcements from Skype in 2009 Consumer Electronic Show.
Dec. 23, 2008: Video chat has become mainstream and is growing fast. There are virtually unlimited number of ways one can take advantage of this technology.
Dec. 17, 2008: Although I was excited about the feature, the Outlook contacts feature in the 4.0 Beta 3 release is not ready.
Dec. 14, 2008: Skype has released version 4.0 beta 3 for Windows. It supports high quality video calls and contains some major usability enhancements, such as view outlook contacts.
Dec. 10, 2008: Introduce your friends and families to Skype; send them Skype phones as Christmas gifts. Your return on investment would be great.
Dec. 6, 2008: The Great Firewall of China imposes restrictions on information that people within China can access. You can install a Firefox plug-in to put your browser behind the firewall and experience the censorship firsthand.
Dec. 2, 2008: Wake Forest University uses Skype video calls to interview undergraduate applicants.
Dec. 1, 2008: Skype has a new installer which simplifies the installation and upgrading process.
Nov. 26, 2008: New Skype gadget for Star Wars junkies.
Nov. 25, 2008: This is my black Friday shopping strategy when I find some super hot bargains and I really want them.
Nov. 21, 2008: Moka Chat, a language translator, has the potential to be a significant Skype application. I would be looking forward to use it on a daily basis if it can do translation in a two-way conversation.
Nov. 19, 2008: We found a spreadsheet that can significantly help you in your Black Friday shopping.
Nov. 14, 2008: With Moka Chat, a multi-language translator, users can chat in their native languages.
Nov. 14, 2008: Google has announced a new video chat service that is integrated with its popular gmail.
Nov. 11, 2008: FCC has approved two major mergers in the wireless industry and if they were completed as expected, the mergers would have significant impact on wireless internet access. You may be able to use Skype anywhere you desired.
Nov. 10, 2008: Skype now has over 14 million concurrent users. The last million was obtained in 35 days showing a sudden increase in online user count.
Oct. 31, 2008: When you set up your Skype account, if you let Skype auto-charge your PayPal account, you should watch your PayPal account activities liked a hawk before your money disappears.