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Windows 10 Wi-Fi feature raises security concerns

A feature that will be part of the soon-to-be-released Microsoft Windows 10 is sending up red flags among security professionals. The Wi-Fi Sense feature, which was designed to make it easier to connect to local wireless networks by sharing secure connections with friends, could make it easier for anyone to connect to home networks, whether the network owners want them to or not.

Microsoft adds large meetings, direct connections to Skype for Business

Microsoft is adding a host of new features to Skype for Business, including the ability to broadcast meetings to as many as 10,000 people. Office 365 enterprise customers can register now to get a preview of the features.

Skype for Web finally launches – and it's on ChromeOS, too

Microsoft is finally making Skype available on Chromebook and Linux, as well as on browsers everywhere. The long-anticipated Skype for Web is finally available in beta, even though many of the features are not yet live. For Chromebook and Linux users, for now, all Skype for Web offers are instant messaging features. But at least it's a start.

Spotlight: Skype Translator coming to Windows desktop app in the summer

Microsoft plans to roll out Skype Translator to the Windows desktop version of the popular communication app, starting with a preview soon. 

Microsoft issues fix for bug that crashes Skype

Microsoft issued on Wednesday a fix for a bug that crashes Skype simply by sending a bad URL.

Microsoft adds LG, Sony to list of Android tablet makers pre-installing Office, Skype

On Monday, Microsoft announced that it signed up 20 more manufacturers to its program to pre-stall Office, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on Android tablets, including big names LG and Sony.

How Microsoft created confusion with Skype for Business

Let's set the record straight. Microsoft Skype for Business is not just a rebranding of Lync. Nor does it have exactly the same feature set as the consumer version of Skype, although many of the new features are buried beneath the UI.

Polycom boosts huddle room video collaboration product portfolio

Polycom is expanding the RealPresence Group Series to include two new video collaboration products aimed at end users with small workspaces. The idea behind the new products is to turn those workspaces into collaboration hubs.

Microsoft adds video broadcasting capabilities to Skype for Business

It's little surprise that much of the news and chatter coming out of Microsoft Ignite this week involves Skype for Business, the company's latest take on a unified communications solution that is slowly replacing Lync.

Unify Square removes tedious manual Skype management with PowerProv tool

At Microsoft Ignite, Lync- and Skype-focused firm Unify Square unveiled a provisioning tool for the popular unified communications solutions. Dubbed PowerProv, the new tool provides end-to-end provisioning for Skype for Business and Lync.