Microsoft will end support for Skype Classic in November

This summer, Microsoft pushed off the inevitable end of Skype Classic (7.0) support after a fair bit of user backlash. Nearly a month after the original September deadline, the company...

Your Skype calls don’t have to disappear! Here’s how to record them for later

Skype may be the premiere voice-over-IP service, but it doesn't include built-in software for recording audio or video calls. Here's how to do so using a variety of tools, including...

Skype targets podcasters and live streamers with a new feature for recording video calls

Microsoft is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of podcasts and videos to make Skype more appealing to content creators. The company is now testing a new “Skype...

Skype for Windows 10 lands on Xbox One with improved controls and interface

Microsoft has launched the Universal Windows Platform version of Skype on the Xbox One, introducing enhanced camera options, new controller shortcuts, and improvements to the user interface. The post Skype for...

SMS Connect will allow you to use Skype to text from your PC

If you're a fan of Skype, then we have some good news for you. Microsoft is working on a new Skype feature called SMS Connect, which will allow you to...

Skype finally gets built-in call recording so you can ‘capture special moments’

It's taken a while, but 10 years after launching video chats, Skype has finally added call recording to desktop and mobile versions of its service. The feature stores the chats...

Volvo wants to make in-car conference calls easier with Skype for Business

Volvo has announced its 90 Series models will use Microsoft's Skype for Business to improve in-car conferencing and productivity. This marks the first time an automaker has implanted the software...

Skype takes on Snapchat and Instagram with stories, chatbots, and more

Skype, as you knew it, is no more. The once ubiquitous video calling app that pioneered the sector has pulled a page from Snapchat and Instagram with a complete redesign...

Pan-European seed fund firstminute hits a final fund close of $100M

New UK early stage VC firstminute Capital launched in June last year to the tune of $60m, with Atomico Ventures as it’s first cornerstone investor. They were joined by...

Crunch Report | Uber Adds Tipping

Netflix launches a “choose your own adventure” style cartoon for children, Uber adds tipping as the first change in its “180 days of change” campaign, Skype outage causes connectivity issues...

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Tax on Internet ads among Europe’s proposals to plug digital tax...

Europe’s executive body has revealed more of its thinking on reforming taxation rules to reflect how digital businesses...

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