Facebook Introduces Video Calling Using Skype and Group Chat

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Facebook launched video calling in partnership with Skype. Now one can do one-on-one video chat with your Facebook friends right from your Facebook account. At the special event launching “awesome product”, Facebook also unveiled group chat that allows multi-person sharing on Facebook chat window. Video Calling Lands at Facebook Just like other messaging systems, Facebook […]

Skype Video Calls for Android is Here

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Skype announced that Skype users on Android devices can now make video calls using the Skype for Android app. The new Skype app allows users to make and receive free Skype one-to-one video calls to other Skype users on the iPhone, Mac, Windows PCs, and other Android phones. One can also make calls to landlines and mobiles around […]

Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion

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Microsoft and Skype announced Microsoft is acquiring the leading Internet communication company Skype for $8.5 billion. In the the last few week, It has been widely reported that Skype is in talk with companies including Facebook and Google for acquisition and partnership. All of a sudden Microsoft got into the mix and completed the acquisition. […]

Skype Launches Ads and Looks for More Revenue

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Looking to get its hands on advertising revenue, Skype announced today that it will be displaying ads in the Home tab of Skype beginning this week. Skype said it is looking to offer great advertisements in partnership with Groupon, Universal Pictures, Visa, and more. Skype will be launching ads first in the US, UK, and […]

Skype Outage Condition Improves: It’s Working for 10 Million Skype Users

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Skype updating on its biggest outage, said that a there is a significant increase in the number of people using Skype this morning. Skype estimated that about 10 million users were able to their Skype account. This is only an approximate estimate as it is not possible to get an exact number because of the […]

Skype Explains its Big Downtime Today

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Earlier this morning, millions of Skype users had a big shock waiting for them as they tried to login to their Skype account. As one tried to login, Skype tried for a while and came back telling users that “Can’t connect to Skype. Please check your network settings and try again”. Later in the morning, […]

Skype for Android is Ready to Download

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The much awaited app: Skype for Android is here. Launching Skype for Anroid Skype says now ANdroid users can save money and stay in touch with friends and family on the go. Visit skype.com/m from the Android phone to download. One can also download it from Android market. Skype for Android requires Android 2.1 or later. […]

Skype to Join Hands with Facebook: AllThingsD Reports

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All Things Digital’s BoomTown reports that Facebook is partnering with Skype and the partnership will include deep integration of SMS, voice chat and Facebook Connect. The prospect of 500 million users using Skype is a huge positive news for Skype, as it is facing competition from Google Voice. And also it will help its plan […]

Skype Lures A Million with Free Credit

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Skype is giving away 1 million Skype credit vouchers to celebrate Eid. In its blog announcing this promotion Skype said the free credit is worth for up to 30 minutes of call around the world. With the launch of Google Phone calls right from Gmail inbox, Skype is under pressure to keep its position in […]