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Skype for iOS adds unlimited free video messaging

Skype released an updated version of its over-the-top messaging application for Apple's iOS, adding support for free, unlimited video messaging.

WhatsApp eclipses 250M active users, now bigger than Twitter

WhatsApp has surpassed the 250 million active user milestone, the over-the-top messaging services firm told  The Wall Street Journal.

Skype extends video messaging to iOS, Android and BlackBerry apps

Skype is introducing free video messaging features across its mobile applications for Apple's iOS, Google's Android and BlackBerry, also extending the feature to the Windows and Mac desktop platforms.

Spotlight: Microsoft rolls out first phase of Lync-Skype integration

Microsoft has implemented the first phase of its integration of the Lync unified communications platform and the Skype VoIP service, announced earlier this year.

Patent troll sues Microsoft's Skype for patent infringement

New York-based patent "monetization" firm CopyTele (CTI), also known as a patent troll, is suing Microsoft for security patent infringement over its Skype VoIP calling and messaging service.

Microsoft rolls out Skype for Outlook.com in U.K.

Microsoft this week announced plans to roll out Skype for Outlook.com, which will enable Outlook users to make and receive Skype voice and video calls from their Outlook inbox. A preview version of Skype for Outlook.com, the email service from Microsoft that replaced Hotmail, is being offered in the U.K. this week.

Skype coming to BlackBerry 10 with launch of Q10 smartphone

Skype will extend its over-the-top calling and messaging application to the BlackBerry 10 platform with the release of the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone, slated for commercial release early next month.

Skype for Windows Phone 8 exits beta, Messenger notifications now on by default

Microsoft released the latest version of its Skype voice and messaging application for Windows Phone 8 devices, dropping the beta preview tag attached to previous versions of the service.

Will WebRTC be delayed by Microsoft?

ORLANDO, Fla.--The topic of WebRTC emerged over and over again at EnterpriseConnect this week. The conference kicked off on Monday with a full day of WebRTC panels, billed as a "conference-within-a-conference."

Skype for Windows Phone 8 update restores People Hub, adds HD video

Microsoft is restoring People Hub integration with the latest version of its Skype application for Windows Phone 8 devices, released today.