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Skype to continue Bot Expansion and Innovation in 2017

Skype believes in truly changing the way in which its partners engage with consumers. Large scale use of bots therefore has become an essential feature of the service. Bot is piece of software that can execute a digital task which […]

You can now use Skype as a Guest with no Download or Sign-up

Skype gets easier, quicker and more convenient. You can now enjoy a Skype video call with any of your friend worldwide without even downloading the app. After adding some new features in Skype for Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the company […]

Microsoft opens up Insiders Program for Skype

Insider programs seem to be in vogue, after introducing Insiders program for other apps including the Office 365 suite Microsoft has now announced the same for Skype. The Skype Insiders Program works in line with the other Microsoft Insiders program […]

Skype gets improved call infrastructure and other new features

Microsoft has modernized Skype with new looks, a new set of features for Android and iOS users and improved call infrastructure. Added are the announcements of new mobile sharing experiences and Skype for Business Mac. Skype New Features Improved Call […]

Microsoft now allows users to Sign in to Microsoft Services with Skype ID

Microsoft has been consistently working to make Skype better and this time around they have announced that you can use the Skype Name to login to other Microsoft services including Xbox and OneDrive. This new initiative will bring the Microsoft […]

Russian Speech Translation now available on Skype Translator

Skype Translator, today, announced the addition of the Russian language to its kitty of over nine languages, including Arabic, Chinese Mandarin, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian) and Spanish. Skype Translator will translate Russian language With this addition, a large number […]

Skype for Linux Alpha 1.10 supports 1-on-1 Video Calls

Tech giant Microsoft has rolled out a new Skype update for Linux users. Skype for Linux Alpha 1.10 will now ship with video call support. The latest version is quite different from its predecessor in a way that it is […]

Microsoft is closing Skype’s UK Headquarters

In a shocking revelation, Microsoft is soon closing down the headquarters for Skype in London, UK. This move will lead to a laying off of more than 400 employees working at the office. Skype’s UK Headquarters to be closed Microsoft […]

Skype Teams is Microsoft’s answer to Slack

Slack is one of the, if not the most, popular messaging services when it comes to handling business teams and groups. Microsoft is reportedly planning to take on Slack by launching its very own messaging service that closely mirrors Slack’s […]

Microsoft unveils new Skype Bots while 30,000 others build their own

At this year’s Build Developer Conference, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduced an entirely new world of conversational computing – Skype Bots. If you are not sure what that means, Skype Bots are part of the technology that lets people have […]

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Microsoft launches Skype Alpha On Linux, Chrome

What comes as good news for Linux users, Microsoft has finally announced an update to its outdated Skype for Linux application. The company released the Alpha version of Skype app for Linux client yesterday bringing years of neglect to an […]

Microsoft updates Skype Bot framework with Cards groups and more

After Yahoo introduced the bots in Facebook Messenger it is now the turn of Microsoft to update its bot framework. The Skype Bot Platform was announced along with the March Build and had around 30,000 developers working on the bot […]

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File sharing on Skype just got easier

Skype has become a popular tool used for communication; whether it’s corporate or personal. People are finding Skype quite easy and handy way to communicate with each other. Skype also lets you share videos, images and documents over the chat. […]

Microsoft introduces Skype Meetings – Free Online Meetings Tool

Microsoft has introduced Skype Meetings – a new free online meetings tool. With this tool, small businesses can have real-time audio and HD video conferencing, and share screens and content during the meeting. Skype Meetings One can quickly set up […]

Skype UWP Preview app filled with bugs but has potential

There’s a new version of Skype out there known as Skype UWP. As the name suggests, this is the universal app version of the popular messenger and voice calling service for Windows 10. It was recently made available through the […]

Microsoft offers Plugin-free Skype for users

Skype has been a huge success for Microsoft. It keeps the world talking! The ease of use is what makes the app so special. However, earlier, Skype required you to download the application for chatting and calling on desktop and […]

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Skype Bots bringing new life to Skype: 300 million active users

Microsoft is looking to increase the effectiveness of Skype in an ever competitive market. With the likes of WhatsApp and others making waves, the software giant needed something to keep Skype on edge, and bots could be that something. Recently […]

Skype for Web gets 4 new Updates; the 3rd one may excite you

Users who did not have Skype application installed on their machine could still use the service for communication via Skype for Web. Now, in an effort to align the web version of the app with the existing mobile and desktop […]

Skype calling and chat support for Office Online and OneDrive added

Earlier, it was quite bothering to switch apps when working on Office Online or OneDrive to ping your friend on Skype. Not anymore! Microsoft now enables Skype calling and chat support by rolling out a new update to Office Online […]

Skype Translator now speaks Arabic

With a focus on improving the human connection worldwide, Skype added Arabic as its new spoken language. Skype Translator will now speak Arabic. With the newly added Arabic language, Skype Translator now supports eight spoken languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin), German, […]

Skype is now safer after it decides to hide users IP

Microsoft has been bringing in a host of new features and improvisation when it comes to Skype. Recently they added the option to schedule a Skype call and now even the group Video calling feature has been baked in now, […]

Microsoft updating Skype for Mobile, acquires new technology

Microsoft has done a lot of work on Skype to help usher it into the future, and that is something the company continues to do with the latest update to the popular service. Skype for Mobile The software giant has […]

Skype for Business app now available for Android users

Skype for Business was long due for the Android users and finally Microsoft released the same for all Android users. This would be great for folks owning an Android Tablet and for people who work remotely. It seems that Microsoft […]

Skype Share Button for Websites introduced

Taking cues from the social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and more, Microsoft’s Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service Skype has made available its own ‘Share’ button.  Skype team has introduced a new Skype share button for websites, which would […]

Microsoft is adding Translator to Skype for Windows

The Skype Translator Magic will soon be available for Skype Desktop Client. After getting the positive feedback from users for the Skype Translator preview app, the company has finally decided to roll out the app for millions of its desktop […]