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Xbox One Gets A New Skype Update

Xbox One has got a new skype update and this update brings in a new feature on the app where users can snap in the online calling service while doing other things, means while playing games or movies on the main screen. Earlier Users could snap in other apps as the second screen to Skype’s main screen, but through this …

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Microsoft To Enter Into Social Media

Microsoft will now forge into social media, after Steve Ballmer announced his retirement. His successor will need to be bolder. Microsoft has largely missed out on social platform which is one of the tech trend in these days, under CEO Steve Ballmer, who will be retiring now. Rather than it being about the efforts taken, it is seen that the …

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Skype Updated For 4th Generation iPads

Skype has updated its app for the recently launched iPad. The update claims to be a big yet a nominal update for the tablet. As the next gen iPad was upgraded with HD front camera the Skype has been updated its app to support true HD calls with respect to the hardware compatibility. Users have responded preety happily claiming that …

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Microsoft Clarifies On Skype Spying, Explains The Type Of Data They Give To The US Govt

According to documents Snowden showed The Guardian, Microsoft was alleged to have passed over all data of their users from Skype, Outlook and SkyDrive to the National Security Agency’s PRISM program for several years now. Microsoft’s general counsel, Brad Smith, on July, 17th, challenged those accusations of Skype Spying and explained the types of data they share with the US …

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Microsoft Declines Allegations Against Skype Spying

In response to the Guardian report, published on July,11, which claimed that Skype has been passing user data into the NSA’s alleged PRISM surveillance program since 2011, Microsoft gave out a statement clearly denying Skype spying. It said that it does not provide any government with any access to SkyDrive, Skype or any other Microsoft product. Microsoft stated that while responding …

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BlackBerry Z10 Users Now To Get AT&T’s Update

BlackBerry announced on Tuesday that AT&T’s BlackBerry 10.1 OS software update for BlackBerry Z10 is ready to hit the market. It promises to bring out a dozen new features like- a)HDR camera mode b)Skype support c)PIN-to-PIN messaging etc Still in love with the older version? Blackberry offers a solution to that as well, as you can switch to the older …

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China Mobile Suspends Registrations For Jego, Less Than A Month After Its Launch

The account registration has been suspended for Jego services by China mobile, in less than a month after it was launched as a competitor to Skype. A global focused China mobile subsidiary, China Mobile International declared that it suspended the new account registration for Jego during the weekend and also disabled Jego-to-Jego video and voice calls for customers who registered …

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Skype Was To Be A WiFi Sharing Network, According To Skype Co-Founder

Everyone knows what Skype is, and for some people, it’s an important and convenient part of their lives. But, if the Skype team had gone along with their original plans, instead of being a video call and messenger app, it would be a WiFi sharing service. “The initial idea was to develop a WiFi-sharing network, and then provide various ‘telecom-like’ …

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BlackBerry World Hits 120,000 Apps With The Launch Of Skype

BlackBerry World, the app store for BlackBerry smartphones is now home to over 120,000 apps. The news, which was revealed by BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, came after when it was revealed that Skype will be launching its cross platform messaging service on BlackBerry Z10 alongside the BlackBerry 10.1 firmware update, which will be made available to all users today. Heins …

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Microsoft Under Patent Lawsuit For Skype

Now there is a patent law suit against Microsoft. The sharp point of arrow in this patent case is at Skype. CopyTele, a company that regards itself as a specialist in monitization and assertion of patents, has sued Microsoft claiming that some of the technologies used in the Skype readily violate patents, which are originally owned by its subsidiary company, …

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Preview Of Skype For Outlook Launched

Microsoft has come up with a preview of Skype for Outlook for the users of UK, and the service will extend to users of Germany and the US within the coming weeks. No hard dates have been furnished yet for the roll out of service to the other parts of the world. The preview enables video as well as voice …

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Skype For BlackBerry 10 Available Now

Skype for BlackBerry 10 is now available, but only for the Q10 right now. And that means that not everyone will have it, since the Q10 will begin shipping only on 1st May. It was announced around two months back that it will support this platform. The app has been built to be compatible to the Q10’s screen, and it …

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Skype Under Threat

The recent victim of malware threats now is Skype. Video chatting with your distant relative might harm your tablet or P.C. for the next couple of days. This latest malware that has been circulating across Skype is found to have influenced the users and convinced them to click on the link of threat. Unlike any other threat of this category …