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Skype for Business is now a central part of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams in its current form is quite capable, and since it’s free, it now has a leg up on several of its competitors. But that’s not the end of the road because Teams have become much better than before […]

Skype Classic discontinuation deadline extended

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Skype 8 for Skype users on all platforms. With this,  they also announced that the old Skype Classic Win32 app for Windows PCs will also be discontinued. That classic Skype app is still on […]

Microsoft to kill classic Skype; Launces new Skype 8 app

Skype’s latest redesign last year didn’t go well with many users and finally, the company decided to tone it down. This time around Microsoft has announced Skype with a ton of new features and improvements across all platforms including Desktop. […]

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Microsoft to discontinue Facebook Sign in for Skype

Microsoft is soon to disable the Facebook login option in Skype. So, if you have been using your Facebook account to log in to Skype, you won’t be able to do so after January 2018. Microsoft is reportedly rolling out […]

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Microsoft Teams to replace Skype for Business

Skype for Business would soon be killed in favor of Microsoft Teams. Microsoft announced yesterday during its annual Ignite conference that Teams would be its primary teamwork software offering as it already has most of Skype’s functionality inbuilt. The company […]

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Mystery Skype could change the way students learn

Microsoft is improving its education features to stay relevant in the classroom as competition increases. This new initiative from the software giant is called Mystery Skype, and it’s a global guessing game that connects students from around the world. It’s […]

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Skype for Business Cloud PBX updated with New Features

Communication plays a vital role when it comes to getting things done. Tools and applications that enable easy communication are increasingly becoming popular. For example, Skype for Business. It has become the backbone for enterprise voice and video meetings. As […]

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Skype Lite launched in India for Low-End Android Phones

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the launch of Skype Lite, a lighter version of their video-calling app, in India at the company’s Future Decoded conference in Mumbai. This new app is supposed to a lot less resource and graphic intensive […]

Microsoft announces new Skype update, older clients to be shut down

Microsoft has been updating Skype with new features regularly and most of us have been happy with the overall Skype experience so far. Now Microsoft wants you to have a much better experience with Skype and this means installing a […]

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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 […]