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Microsoft shutters Windows Live Messenger, migration to Skype begins
Microsoft, as many expected, will shutter WIndows Live Messenger in early 2013, instead beginning a process of migrating the “millions” of existing Messenger users to recently purchased communication service Skype.
ShoreTel Sky Lets Their Customers Do The Selling, One Short Video At A Time
What happens when you ask customers to rate your business or service? For ShoreTel Sky, they saw a whole lot of love
Internet usage spikes during superstorm Sandy
Internet usage on the East coast of the United States spiked 114% on Monday as many workers and school-goers were confined to their homes during superstorm Sandy.
Using your smartphone & apps for work? You could be a threat to data security
More employees are using their personal mobile devices and apps to manage work data but are they a threat to company data privacy and compliance? Many employers seem to think so.
Google awards grandmother who bonds with her grandchildren over computer games
Google’s 2012 Silver Surfer Awards with Age Action goes to a gaming granny, 70, who bonds with her grandchildren over Nintendo Wii, DS, and Playstation games
Hangout: Social networking for entrepreneurs & start-ups
Should your start-up use Google+? Or is just one social network worth investing your entrepreneurial time? Hanging out with Tech Hustlers’ Eric Strait we discuss how start-ups can best use their time on the social web
Skype most popular video calling app on Android, hits 70 million downloads
Skype is the most popular video calling application on Android, having exceeded 70 million downloads since launching initially on Google’s mobile platform on October 5, 2010.
Say hello to Skype’s new one-to-one Conversation ad
Skype has just announced a new display ad format known as Conversation Ads that will appear within the calling window of one-to-one Skype-to-Skype audio calls.
Skype confirms summer hiring spree
Skype has confirmed its rumoured hiring spree, stating that it needs to hire 400 people by the end of summer to “keep pace” with current growth.
After 130 years are we about to witness the death of phone numbers?
What happens when mobile operators stop offering voice and SMS tariffs? Will we see the death of the phone number?
Skype may be building an HTML5-based web app
Skype, the internet’s most well-known voice, video and instant messaging service, may be building an HTML5-based web application if recent job postings are anything to go by.
Skype continues record-setting trend
Skype has set another new record for the most number of people using the service concurrently, peaking at 34 million users earlier today.
Microsoft boosts Xbox online, buys Al Gore funded video search site, VideoSurf
Microsoft has boosted its search credentials with the buyout of VideoSurf – a Shizam-like video search engine founded in 2006 and partially funded by Al Gore.
Using Twitter and Facebook to document Ireland’s Generation Emigration
The Irish Times is using Twitter and Facebook to documents Ireland’s new generation of emigrants, and they want to join in.
Skype launches official iPad app, pulls it from App Store hours later
Earlier today Skype launched their official iPad app only to pull it from the App Store hours later. Skype rather dubiously explained via Twitter that the iPad app had simply gone live “prematurely”.
Skype confirm $8.5 billion acquisition by Microsoft
Tony Bates, CEO of Skype, has confirmed in a blog post on the Skype website that Microsoft will acquire the internet voice and video phone service for $8.5 billion. When the acquisition is complete, Skype will become a new business division of Microsoft.