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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.

Spotlight: French telecom regulator threatens criminal prosecution of Skype

ARCEP, the French telecom regulator, has told the Paris prosecutor that Skype's failure to file as an electronic communications operator in France could be considered a criminal offense.

Spotlight: VoIP provider Tango takes wait-and-see approach to Windows Phone 8

VoIP provider Tango has no current plans to support Windows Phone 8, despite being the first VoIP app to be available for Windows Phone, according to a report by WinSource.

Exinda provides bandwidth optimization for satellite-based LTC communication system

Wide area network (WAN) optimization firm Exinda is providing technology to enable global construction firm Lakeshore Toltest (LTC) to optimize bandwidth usage over its satellite-based communications system.

Spotlight: O2 takes on Skype in Europe with new VoIP app

U.K. mobile phone and broadband provider O2, part of Spain's Telefonica, has unveiled a new TU GO VoIP app that enables users to make and receive phone calls, text and voice mail using a PC, smartphone or tablet.

Oovoo to refresh iOS, Android apps in June; promises BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone apps this year

BARCELONA, Spain--Video chat and instant messaging provider ooVoo said it will overhaul its iOS and Android apps in June in order to improve its user interface and to drum up interest in the company's mobile offerings.

Acme Packet teams with CounterPath to take on Skype

Session border controller (SBC) supplier Acme Packet is teaming with VoIP software provider CounterPath to enable service providers to offer branded over-the-top (OTT) VoIP services in order to compete with Skype and other OTT providers.

Microsoft unveils Lync-Skype connectivity

Microsoft announced on Tuesday the long-rumored connectivity between users of its Lync unified communications (UC) platform and its Skype VoIP service.

Microsoft delays transition of Windows Live Messenger to Skype

Microsoft is delaying the transition of Windows Messenger desktop subscribers to Skype until April, according to a Skype blog post.