Skype

Skype faces fine after refusing to allow eavesdropping

Skype’s looking at a €30,000 ($35,000) fine from a Belgian court that wants to eavesdrop on conversations – something that Microsoft-owned Skype said …

Privacy

Belgian court says Skype must provide interception facilities

Skype has failed in its appeal against a 2016 fine in Belgium for failing to help authorities tap calls in a criminal investigation, with the court …

Privacy

Microsoft Previews Skype Professional Accounts for Small Businesses

Currently in limited preview release, the Skype Profession Accounts consolidates the various parts of running a Skype-based business.

Enterprise Tech

Skype loses Belgian court appeal

Microsoft's online communication service Skype lost an appeal in Belgium after it failed to comply with a court request to share data from messages …

Privacy

Microsoft is building a new version of Skype for tutors and consultants

Microsoft is prepping to preview Skype Professional Account, which will make it easier for people who provide training, tutoring, consulting and counseling sessions via video chat to run their services – for free.<p>The new version will include tools to schedule sessions, add notes for individual …

Technology

Microsoft announces Skype Professional Account Preview

Microsoft has announced the upcoming release of a Skype Professional Account desktop client. Due to launch in the US as a preview very soon, this is …

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Microsoft readies preview of Skype Professional tool for online-centric small businesses

Microsoft's Skype Professional service will bring Skype together with a number of small-business-focused tools.<p>Microsoft is readying a new variant ot …

Technology

Skype for business Operational Guide

Lync is now Skype for Business, a communications and collaboration platform that brings together a client experience inspired by Skype with the …

Collaboration

Microsoft Announces Skype Professional Account to Streamline Meetings, Notes, and Payments

Microsoft’s Skype Interviews app is off the ground and it’s now focusing on addressing needs in other areas. To provide even more value to …

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Microsoft unveils special Skype version for freelancers

Microsoft is creating a unique version of Skype for small business owners and freelancers. The software giant is planning to preview the new version of Skype shortly as a desktop client in the US. Microsoft’s “Skype Professional Account” combines Skype calls, calendar meetings, and payments. This …

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Skype’s new Professional account lets online tutors manage bookings, accept payments, and more

Skype is introducing a new version of its telecommunications app geared toward online tutors and small businesses.<p>Known as the Skype Professional Account, the new service will initially only be available on desktop and will be landing shortly in preview for U.S. users, who can apply for early …

Business

Microsoft Launches a Dedicated Version of Skype for Freelancers as a Standalone App

Microsoft is launching a new version of Skype this week, built specifically for freelancers and business owners. The company is launching the new …

Microsoft

Skype for Windows 10 updated with @mentions, granular presence controls, more

The Skype app for Windows 10 is picking up some new features that bring it more in-line with its cohorts on other platforms.Microsoft has begun …

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Skype Log Viewer Download - View Logs on Windows

Last updated: November 10, 2017 | 6 views 0<p>Skype Log Viewer allows you to download and view the Skype history and log files, on Windows, without …

Linux

After Slack-like chat features, Skype now adding Snapchat-style photo filters

Skype seems to be having a little difficulty at present figuring out whether it wants to be a business service or a consumer one. After recently adding Slack-like notifications, mentions and more, it is now adding Snapchat-style photo filters.<p>As seems obligatory for app updates these days, the …

App Store

Skype launches Photo Effects – sticker suggestions powered by machine learning

Not content with merely launching its own take on Instagram and Snapchat’s Stories, Skype today is adding another copycat-like feature to its app: photo stickers. The company says it’s introducing new “Photo Effects” (as it’s calling these stickers), which include things like face masks, decorative …

Technology

Skype adds Snapchat-like AI photo effects to its mobile app

The Skype crew hasn't been shy about wanting to emulate Snapchat and hang with the cool kids... and that's truer than ever today. Skype has added a slew of decidedly Snapchatesque photo effects to its mobile messaging apps, including face stickers, filters, captions and handy info like the weather. …

Technology

Microsoft acquires 'living photo' app maker Swing's people, technology

Microsoft is getting the technology and people from Swing Technologies, a photo app startup, and is merging them into the Skype team.<p>Microsoft has …

Microsoft

Microsoft Acquisition to Bring 'Living Photos' to Skype

Skype may soon feature eye-grabbing "living photos," courtesy of a deal between Microsoft and San Francisco startup Swing Technologies.<p>Microsoft has …

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Microsoft is making Skype interviews better for multi-person conversations, chats

Microsoft launched its Skype Interviews web-app a while ago to improve interviews for coders and developers, now it’s getting even better in response …

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Microsoft Releases Its New Skype For Desktop

The new desktop version of Skype is now available, Microsoft has released the software for multiple platforms. Skype for desktop gets the same design …

Microsoft

The new Skype for desktop is here

In today’s hectic world, maintaining our personal connections is more important than ever. We need to get more done, whether it’s planning daily …

Microsoft Windows

Skype for Mac gets mobile-style makeover & more Slack-like, with notifications, mentions, and more

Microsoft appears to be aiming to make Skype text chats closer to those offered by the likes of Slack and Hipchat – as well as bringing the desktop feature set in line with the mobile app. The new features were first previewed back in August …<p>The latest update to Skype for Mac, rolling out from …

Mobile

Skype's controversial mobile redesign is coming to Windows and Mac today

Whether you love it or hate it, Skype's recent Snapchat-like mobile app redesign will be rolling out to all Windows and Mac users today.<p>Skype's …

Microsoft

Skype for desktop has been overhauled — and it’s available now

It’s been available in preview for several months, but today, October 31, Microsoft is rolling out its new-look Skype desktop app for everyone who …

Apps

Skype for Desktop redesigned with new social features and cloud support

Beginning today, Skype is going to look a lot different, at least on desktop. For some time now, the team behind Skype has had a new desktop app …

Microsoft

Skype rolled out new UI for desktop users

It was september this year, Microsoft officially announced the closure of Skype for business operation to promote Microsoft Teams, now …The post …

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Revamped Skype Desktop App Released

A colourful new Skype desktop client is rolling out. It features a number of visual changes and introduces some major new features, including …

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New Skype for desktop, which takes design cues from Skype for Mobile, comes out of preview

Mobile

Skype for desktop is now rolling out

Skype for desktop has now left the preview phase and is finally rolling out, along with some new features and improvements.The desktop app refresh …

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