Need to book a trip? Just have an Expedia chatbot help you through Skype

You make plans with your friends and family members via Skype, so why not loop in the most important person of all? Your travel agent. On Monday, Expedia launched a...

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...

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...

After three days, Skype’s outage is resolved

After three days of connectivity issues that prevented some Skype users from being able to log in, make calls or send and receive messages, the...

Skype founder and Atomico CEO Niklas Zennstrom says the state of tech in Europe...

Despite a large funding gap at the later stage, the state of technology investment in Europe is strong, according to Skype’s billionaire founder and the...

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...

A new system could bring life-sized holograms to a meeting near you

Researchers recently unveiled the TeleHuman 2, a system designed to bring video conferences to life, enabling people to pick up on the subtle body language that is often essential to...

Crunch Report | High Times Sells 60% of Company

High Times magazine sells 60 percent of company, Skype gets a complete revamp, Apple has paid $70 billion to developers and Walmart’s fix for last-mile delivery. All this on Crunch...

Skype outage causing connectivity issues, company says it’s a “global incident”

Microsoft’s recently updated communications app Skype has been suffering connectivity issues which began on Monday, June 19th, and are continuing today. After hours of downtime...

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Crunch Report | RetailMeNot Acquired for $630 Million

Trade in that old dusty GoPro for credit toward a new one, Instagram combines ephemeral and permanent messaging and RetailMeNot gets acquired for...