State of VoIP in Linux
By Matt Hartley | Article Published March 16, 2015
A handful of Linux VoIP tools are vying to be the leader in the field.
Tags: Linux, VoIP, Skype
Life without a Windows Desktop
By Matt Hartley | Article Published February 17, 2014
A Linux user talks about assembling an open source desktop with complete functionality.
Tags: Linux, Windows, applications, Skype, Google Plus
Details Emerge on Microsoft's Cooperation with the NSA
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 12, 2013
A new report says Microsoft helped the agency circumvent its encryption processes.
Tags: Cloud, Microsoft, Outlook, SkyDrive, Skype, NSA, priSM
Why do Facebook Features Fizzle?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 29, 2013
Facebook users won't try new features--unless Facebook forces them to.
Tags: Facebook, social network, search, Skype, features, google+, Facebook Home
Microsoft Entices Students with Free Trial of Office 365
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 11, 2013
The special offer also comes with 20GB of SkyDrive storage and 60 minutes worth of Skype calls.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, SkyDrive, Skype, Office 365
Researchers Warn About Fake Java Patch and Shylock Skype Malware
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 18, 2013
Two new types of attacks are threatening many computer users.
Tags: Java, malware, Skype, trojan, attacks, ransomware
Proprietary Software for Ubuntu--What Will It Mean?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published November 21, 2012
Ubuntu-only versions of proprietary software could lead to a divide within the Linux community.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, Skype, Canonical, Proprietary, Steam, Valve Software
Skype Disables Password Resets to Fix Security Vulnerability
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 14, 2012
Russian hackers discovered the exploit several months ago.
Tags: email, Microsoft, hackers, security vulnerability, Skype, exploit
Skype Starts Rolling Out Fix for IM Bug
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
The service has been delivering some messages to the wrong users.
Tags: bug, Skype, update, IM
Revisiting Skype For Linux
By Matt Hartley | Article Published June 18, 2012
Is Skype still the best VoIP client for Linux now that it’s owned by Microsoft?
Tags: Linux, Microsoft, VoIP, Skype
Microsoft Makes Skype Available to OEMs for Preinstallation on PCs
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 30, 2012
A new kit gives PC manufacturers “instructions on how to silently install Skype for your customers.”
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, PC, Skype
Why Cisco Is Challenging Microsoft-Skype Merger
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 16, 2012
Cisco is asking the EU to reconsider the conditions for approving the deal.
Tags: Microsoft, Cisco, Skype, Video Calling
Microsoft Completes Skype Acquisition
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 14, 2011
Former Skype CEO Tony Bates now reports directly to Steve Ballmer.
Tags: Microsoft, Skype
Skype Aims to Buy GroupMe
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published August 22, 2011
Skype continues to grow even as it awaits regulatory approval to be purchased by Microsoft.
Tags: social networking, Skype, GroupMe
Skype Pays Around $85 Million for GroupMe
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 22, 2011
With the purchase, Skype will gain group messaging technology.
Facebook Launches Video Calls, Group Chat Features
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 07, 2011
The social networking heavyweight now integrates with Skype.
Tags: Facebook, Skype
Why Google+ Is Better For Business
By Mike Elgan | Article Published July 06, 2011
The newly launched Google+ offers some major advantages over Facebook.
Tags: Facebook, social networking, Skype, google+
U.S. Okays Skype Deal While Skype Cuts Execs
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 20, 2011
Microsoft gains preliminary approval of its plan to buy Skype as the phone service provider cuts executives before the merger settles.
Tags: Microsoft, VoIP, Skype
Does Microsoft's Skype Purchase Hurt the Linux Desktop?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published May 16, 2011
What if Microsoft were to no longer maintain the Linux version of Skype?
Tags: open source, Linux, Linux desktop, Linux downloads, Skype
Skype, Avaya, Form Enterprise VoIP Alliance
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 01, 2010
Enterprise UC vendors Avaya and Skype will partner to bring Skype support to Avaya equipment.
Tags: networks, unified communications, VoIP, Skype, UC
Skype Files for $100 Million IPO
By Larry Barrett | Article Published August 09, 2010
The VoIP service provider is going public after it filed an S-1 report with the SEC Commission declaring its intention to offer shares worth as much as $100 million.
Tags: video, mobile, VoIP, Skype, video conference
eBay to Sell Most of Skype
By - Reuters | Article Published September 01, 2009
EBay will sell off a 65 percent stake in Skype for $2.75 billion.
Tags: eBay, media, business, control, Skype
Does Skype Work for Business?
By Gerry Blackwell | Article Published April 29, 2009
Certainly the Skype voice-over-IP technology works in business settings, but is it truly adequate?
Tags: Windows, services, unified communications, voice, Skype
Skype Launches iPhone, Blackberry Service
By - Reuters | Article Published March 30, 2009
Skype will debut iPhone service this week and BlackBerry service in several weeks as it strives to move beyond its traditional desktop market.
Tags: Google, services, Blackberry, iPhone, Skype
Wi-Fi Phone for Skype: Mobile Skype
By Ted Stevenson | Article Published March 30, 2009
Our reviewer finds that the IPEVO So-20 Wi-Fi Phone for Skype is reasonably priced and works well over Wi-FI. But the audio isn't great at high volumes and the device lacks non-voice functions.
Tags: video, Wi-Fi, VoIP, instant messaging, Skype
Enterprise Audio Conferencing with Skype
By Ted Stevenson | Article Published March 12, 2009
A new service offers teleconferencing for up to 500 staffers.
Tags: collaboration, IT, e-Mail, Skype, telephony
Skype Video Calling: Free and Easy
By James Maguire | Article Published March 04, 2009
A guide to free Skype video calling, which is very easy to set up and use.
Tags: video, Windows, Mac, video conferencing, Skype