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Not all companies are comfortable using the cloud for business, employees on the other hand…
Employees, and not IT departments, are driving the adoption of cloud technologies, according to a survey by Citrix.
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.
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?
Cisco:Despite 4x growth only 45% of the world will be online by 2016
Use of the internet will grow fourfold by 2016, according to Cisco, but less than half of the world’s population will be online.
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.
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.
Save 90% off call costs with “virtual landline” iPhone app
Dublin based internet telephonics company Blueface have recently released an iPhone app, known as Banter, that claims to save customers up to 90% off mobile phone call costs. Upon downloading the free app and creating an account, the user is given a “virtual landline” number based on their location. With this new virtual number users can then make and receive calls at a reduced rate when compared to normal and more expensive mobile phone call costs.
UK Foreign Office creates Skype account, libyacharterflight, to aid citizens in Libya
The British Foreign Office has created a Skype account to handle enquiries from UK citizens looking to leave Libya.The account, libyacharterflight, was created as the Foreign and Commonwealth Office chartered a 200 seat flight to evacuate Britons from Tripoli.
Skype’s global VOIP network is down, ‘software bug’ to blame
Skype, the world’s largest VOIP network, has been brought down due to an apparent software bug. The bug has been preventing the many of the service’s 42 million active members from connecting to the network. Skype first reported the downtime at 5 o’clock GMT (midday EST), four hours ago. According to the company the software bug is preventing Skype applications from routing calls to correct locations through what they call “supernodes.”