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Distimo: Facebook reaching saturation, mobile app downloads plummeting

Although Facebook remains the most popular social networking application across Apple's iOS platform, its dominance is waning as download volumes drop off and rivals like Pinterest and Twitter gain steam.

Skype for iOS introduces photo sharing, reduces battery drain

Skype released an upgraded version of its over-the-top calling and messaging service for Apple's iOS, adding photo-sharing capabilities as well as performance enhancements.

Report: 2012 VoIP revenue to hit $65B

A new study from the research firm Visiongain indicates that global revenues from voice over IP services will reach $65 billion this year, posing a substantial threat to providers of traditional voice services. 

TeliaSonera to charge for VoIP

Swedish telecommunications firm TeliaSonera plans to introduce charges for calls on services like Skype and Google Talk. The company reportedly has already begun a trial with one of its Spanish subsidiaries.

The Yammer-Microsoft rumor won't go away

Rumors of a $1.2 billion deal for Microsoft to buy Yammer have persisted for almost a week, yet neither side had confirmed the deal as we went to press.

Skype no longer ad-free

Skype is no longer commercial-free. The Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service owned by Microsoft now injects advertisements alongside video conversations of its non-paying members.

Skype still surging, awaiting Microsoft enterprise integration

It has been just over one year since Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) announced its largest acquisition ever, the $8.5 billion deal for Skype. The timing has prompted numerous assessments in the last few

Feds launch unit to eavesdrop on VoIP, Skype, online and wireless chats

Rumored to be in the works for the past couple of months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly has quietly launched a new unit charged with developing methods to surveil online, wireless,

Comcast's new Skype on Xfinity is a proposition with little value

Comcast and Skype on Wednesday announced that the partnership they debuted last June at The Cable Show in Chicago finally was bearing fruit. The cable operator said it's now offering customers in

Microsoft launches Skype for Windows Phone but skips low-end devices

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) released version 1.0 of its Skype for Windows Phone application, limiting the calling and messaging service to devices with 512MB of memory--a move that excludes low-end