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Skype vs. Facebook - How WebRTC Will Turn Friends into Enemies

Facebook and Skype currently enjoy a friendly relationship that all started back in 2011 when Facebook collaborated with Skype to integrate these two popular social networks. They then deepened their partnership by offering direct Facebook video calling. But I always...

Skype Integration with Microsoft Xbox 360 & Lync is Slow Going

Microsoft's purchase of Skype for $8.5 billion was considered a risky move considering the failure of eBay's acquisition of Skype, which did not result in any synergies between these two companies. The New York Times gives some interesting insights into...

It's Official - Skype Now Part of Microsoft!

Both the U.S. and Europe anti-trust authorities approved the acquisition in recent days. Now it is official - Skype is officially now part of Microsoft with the closing of the $8.5 billion acquisition. On October 13, Skype became an official...

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. ...
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