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Skype Click to Call Add-on Now Supports Firefox 5 & 6

If you're a fan of Skype's Click to Call browser plugins for Windows, you probably know back in January Mozilla "soft" blocked this toolbar because "Skype Toolbar is one of the top crashers of Mozilla Firefox 3.6.13, and was involved...

Skype (Microsoft) Blows $85 Million on GroupMe

Skype was in talks with GroupMe to acquire them before Microsoft's (pending approval) bought Skype. With Microsoft purchasing Skype you would have thought Microsoft would have squashed any pending purchases by Skype or at least approve them. The fact that...

Skype releases Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X

Today, Skype released Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X, with a number of fixes and some notable improvements, including HD video calling. In addition to an improved user interface, Skype 5.3 will feature support for the new Mac Lion operating...

Skype for iPad Released then Pulled

Skype for iPad was released but then pulled. But not before Rich Tehrani snagged a copy and tested it. Works great! Though the resolution of the iPad 2 camera could be better.As for the reason it was pulled, according to...

Skype 5.5 Now Available

Skype 5.5 for Windows is no longer just a beta and is now available for download. The new version lets Skype users instant message their Facebook friends via Skype, making Skype a nice consolidated app for all your IM needs....

How Skype Works With Facebook

                      7/7/11 Video Interview with Jonathan Rosenberg and Chaim HaasI interviewed Jonathan Rosenberg, Skype's Chief Technology Strategist, to get the inside scoop on how Skype works with Facebook from a technical perspective. It was an interesting interview that covered topics...

Skype Users Make 300 Million Minutes of Video Calling Per Month

During the news announcement with Skype and Facebook, Skype CEO Tony Bates (person left above) said that Skype users are using around 300 million minutes per month making video calls. He also said that 50 percent of Skype's traffic is...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Skype CEO Tony Bates Share the Stage

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Skype CEO Tony Bates share the stage to announce the big news about Skype video calling via the Facebook website. Always amazing to see two CEO tech titans sharing the stage. ...

Facebook Skype Video and Group Chats Features Launch

Facebook announces video calling leveraging Skype! They also announced a new chat design that includes a sidebar that lists the people you message most. The sidebar adjusts with the size of your browser window, and it automatically appears when the...

Facebook Livestream Users >40,000 users for Skype & Project Spartan (HTML5) News

Huge interest in Facebook's big news announcements being made today, which includes Skype and HTML5 / Project Spartan news. The Livestream has over 40,000 54,105 users watching it live! Check it out:...

Facebook Launching HTML5 Skype App?

I've griped for awhile about the lack of VoIP or video calling within Facebook and even pointed out some 3rd party Facebook VoIP "kludges", but none truly gained much traction. Well, tomorrow today, Facebook will be making two huge announcements....

Skype for Android Gets Video Love

Skype today announced an updated version of its Skype for Android app (Skype for Android 2.0), which finally brings Skype video calling to the Android platform. No longer is the Android playing second fiddle to the Apple iPhone's version of...

Blue Jeans Network Launches Video Conferencing Service

Today, Blue Jeans Network announced the commercial availability of its cloud-based multi-party video conferencing service, which they've dubbed "any(ware) videoconferencing". I reviewed their impressive video conferencing product last month. I liked how their platform bridges together various business video solutions...

Microsoft Patents VoIP and Skype Wiretapping

Microsoft was recently granted a patent for a technology called Legal Intercept, which apparently enables Microsoft to secretly intercept, monitor and record Skype calls. I'm skeptical. Many Skype calls are peer-to-peer (P2P) with the packets traveling across different router hops....

U.S. House of Representatives Approves Skype for Video Calls

Looks like the U.S. House of Representatives is adopting Skype to lower costs. According to Skype's Big Blog: Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Administration announced that they will open up the world of Skype communications to Members...

Google Talk Adopts Jingle As Default VoIP Protocol

Google has adopted Jingle as the default protocol for Google Talk. Jingle is an extension of the XMPP which allows for peer-to-peer and session control (signalling) for multimedia interactions such as VoIP and videoconferencing.The protocol was developed by Google, Collabora,...

Google Building Skype-like App in the Browser

Look out out Skype, Google Chrome is looking to add voice & video capabilities to the Google Chrome browser. Shortly after releasing WebRTC audio and video chat software as open-source, Google has begun to integrate WebRTC into Google Chrome. They're...

XConnect Launches Video Interconnection Exchange (VIE) to Improve Video Calling Adoption

At a recent ITEXPO, XConnect announced the first carrier-based HD Federation which enables scalable, secure all-IP interconnection, using ENUM technology, to enable cross-network, end-to-end HD voice traffic between service providers. This "High-Definition (HD) Voice Peering Federation", was voice only,...

Nimbuzz Still Growing - Even Without Skype

According to Nimbuzz, since July of 2010, more than 28 million new users joined Nimbuzz. That amounts to an impressive 100,000 new users every day and they've doubled in size in year to 50 million users. That's even with Skype...

VoIP now has >120 million subscribers Worldwide According to recent analysis

According to Point Topic's recent analysis, (landline) Voice over IP now has over 120 million subscribers worldwide and its growth looks set to accelerate as predictions indicate a $40 billion annual VoIP market by 2015. Point Topic’s data revealed...

Top 20 VoIP Innovators of All Time

VoIP has come a long way since it was first popularized by VocalTec in the mid 1990s. Here is a slideshow of the Top 20 VoIP Innovators of all time with photo captions explaining why they merit this top 20...

Patent Lawsuit Filed Against Skype - Here we go again!

When I saw the TechCrunch headline 'Patent Lawsuit Filed Against Skype Same Day Microsoft Deal Was Announced' I immediately thought of the various Joltid lawsuits filed by co-founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, who own the P2P technology licensed by...

Feel the Nostalgia! Turn Rotary Phone into a VoIP Handset!

Now normally you wouldn't want to use a corded phone to make VoIP calls and be chained to a 6 foot corded talk distance. That is unless of course you want to feel the nostalgia of the early 1980s (and...

Fix for Skype Sign In Problem

I logged onto my computer this morning to be greeted with a message saying "Skype has stopped working", i.e.:Skype has never crashed on me. Well, not in the last 4 years or so I should say. I quickly learned there...

Skype for Asterisk Killed - The Lowdown

In case you hadn't heard, Skype has decided to not renew the agreement for Digium's Skype for Asterisk, effectively killing Skype for Asterisk. Skype for Asterisk will not be available for sale or activation after July 26, 2011.Skype for Asterisk...
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