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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

$12M ad campaign planned to raise awareness of Skype's other features

It looks like Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is starting to push for its $8.5 billion purchase of Skype last year to start paying dividends. Skype is rolling out a $12 million ad campaign in the United

Cisco CEO: We passed on buying Skype

Cisco had the opportunity to buy free Voip provider Skype, but passed on it, CEO John Chambers said, worried that a purchase could put it at odds with its core customer base of service providers.

Skype finally arrives (in beta) on the Windows Phone

It's taken a while, but Skype finally is going to be available of Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) Windows Phone. However, the free VoIP service is rolling out in beta form only, with a Gold version