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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

Windows Phone gets new Skype version… call it beta-plus

Microsoft's Windows Phone officially has its own non-beta version of Skype, but early reviews say the version is still playing catch up with the versions available for the iPhone and Android devices.

Swedish operator TeliaSonera to charge for VoIP, Skype

Swedish telecom service provider TeliaSonera is taking a step that other European operators--as well as some of their U.S. counterparts--have been loathe to because of concerns about net neutrality

Skype tops 40M concurrent users for new record

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) subsidiary Skype hit 40 million concurrent users this week, the most users that have ever been signed on to the VoIP service at the same time, the company said. The mark