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Skype for Android update introduces photo, video sharing

Internet telephony services provider Skype issued an updated version of its Android application that adds photo and video sharing capabilities. Available for download from Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Skype wants British operators to stop managing VoIP traffic; Ofcom may agree

With Great Britain's regulatory agency suggesting it may intervene, Skype is gearing up its push to force negotiations with mobile phone operators who have been blocking VoIP calls from their

Report: Video calling to top 380 million users by 2015

New players to the video calling market and the increasing adoption of mobile video calling are expected to drive the growth of the market to at least 380 million active users by 2015, new research

Skype and Facebook build upon their friendship, integrate deeper

Skype's friendship with Facebook just became more significant. The free-VoIP service Thursday launched Skype 5.4 Beta for Mac and Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows. The updated betas allow users to conduct

Russian airport to start Skype check-ins for flights

Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport is allowing passengers to check-in for their flights using Skype. The program, which the airport says is the first of its kind in the world, works along

Personal trainers offering 'virtual workouts' over Skype

A Memphis, Tenn. personal training firm is putting Skype to good use, making "virtual house calls" to lead clients through their workouts. The company, Energy Fitness, designs 20-minute workouts of

Skype user directory data used to ID BitTorrent file sharers

Fair warning: If you share files illegally, on a P2P network like BitTorrent, and happen to have a Skype account as well, you may not be as anonymous as you think. Researchers have been able to

Microsoft dials up Tango, not Skype for video calling on Mango

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) spent $8.5 billion to buy VoIP provider Skype, but it'll be Tango's video calling service that users turn to when they connect with phones that run on the refreshed Windows

Microsoft remains vague on Skype plans, discontinuing products

Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype is rolling on towards its final regulatory hoops through which it'll need to jump before being finalized, but there's still not much known

EU gives nod to Microsoft's $8.5B Skype acquisition

The European Union, as expected, has approved Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) $8.5 billion acquisition of VoIP provider Skype, meaning the company has cleared the last major hurdle to closing the deal it