Skype

Type: Company
Name: Skype (Skype Technologies SA)
Nationality: Luxembourg
Web Address: http://www.skype.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Skype Limited
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Why the U.S. depends on Europe for building massive, 'multi-local' marketplaces | VentureBeat | Enterprise

Whenever startup ecosystem commentators discuss how to create European technology businesses of global scale they tend to name one company as a shining example: Skype. Headquartered in Luxembourg and developed in Estonia, Skype is a revolutionary product ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Tox, a Skype Replacement Built On 'Privacy First'

An anonymous reader writes: Rumors of back door access to Skype have plagued the communication software for the better part of a decade. Even if it's not true, Skype is owned by Microsoft, which is beholden to data requests from law enforcement. Because ... [Published Slashdot - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Microsoft will shut MSN Messenger on Halloween after 15 years

MICROSOFT WILL SHUT DOWN its formerly popular instant messaging (IM) service MSN Messenger worldwide on 31 October after 15 years.Microsoft launched MSN Messenger in 1999, designed to compete with AOL's Instant Messenger (AIM) application. But , also ... [Published TheInquirer.net - 9 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Skype used to teach Maori symbols

A teacher in Australia is using Skype to help her students learn about Maori symbols such as koru and poutama motifs.Anne Rooney.Photo: SUPPLIEDAnne Rooney teaches English as a second language to year 8, 11 and 12 students at Wilderness School in South ... [Published Radio New Zealand - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Skype 6.19.0.450 (OS X 10.9)-The latest version of Skype with a whole new look

Skype long ago became the market leader for calling friends, family and colleagues over the net. Most recently, it was taken over by Microsoft and the latest release see it advance with video conferencing for several participants, an improved contacts ... [Published Softonic - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Stay Short Sugar

Sugar Futures--- Sugar futures in the October contract are currently trading at 15.51 a pound after settling last Friday at 15.64 as the volatility certainly has come back as prices traded as low as 15.30 then rallied up to the 16.00 level as prices are ... [Published Barchart - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 12 reports

MSN Messenger - End Of An Era

Microsoft Corporation is to close down its well-known chatting service MSN Messenger in October. Bidness Etc takes a trip down memory lane to commemorate the applicationPage 1 of 2Published: September 1, 2014 at 11:36 am EST By: Martin Blanc Click Ticker ... [Published Bidness Etc - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Skype’s Neil Ward joins Skrill as chief product and marketing officer

Skrill, the online payments company has appointed Neil Ward in the newly created position of group chief product and marketing officer as it looks to implement a “step change” in its product and marketing strategy.Ward joins Skrill Group from Skype, where ... [Published The Drum - 12 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Police to answer questions of Diaspora Armenians via Skype

The Police of the Republic of Armenia have launched a distance consultation initiative aimed at providing useful information to our compatriots residing in Diaspora, the website of the Armenian Police reports.“Starting September 2, every Tuesday from ... [Published A1 Plus News - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Skype, Armenia, Police
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Free voice calls coming to WhatsApp: Will it get banned in UAE?

Rumours about WhatsApp offering free VOIP calls to its 600 million monthly active users are gaining traction as new leaks point out the inevitability and imminence of the new service.“The leaked images of the upcoming user interface show that the app ... [Published Emirates247 - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Great Advice To Add Value To Your Next Hotel Stay

At some point in life, you will find yourself having to stay in a hotel. Whether you want to stay in a hotel for business or personal reasons, you need to know what you’re looking for in one. This article has advice that can help.Read the reviews before ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: LINE App, Skype, Wi-Fi, Coffee
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 4 reports

G2G: MSN Messenger faces final axe

Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger is set to be axed in China in October, marking the final nail in the coffin for the venerable messaging service.Launched 15 years ago as MSN Messenger, the service was hugely popular in the pre-social media era among ... [Published ITP.net - Aug 31 2014]

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Istanbul is a popular destination for aspiring jihadists, whether they live in the US or Europe. "It's pretty easy for people to travel to Turkey - to say, 'We're going on a vacation'" says Ronald Sandee, a former analyst with the Dutch military intelligenceintelligence service
"It's a really tense, really loaded situation where if the people in the residence or if one officer had to make a judgment call in a heated situation, things could go very very badly and it could ruin people's lives" he said. "It's just not worth it."
...Because of these issues, a group of developers started work on Tox, which aims to rebuild the functionality of Skype with an emphasis on privacy. "The main thing the Tox team is trying to do, besides provide encryption, is create a tool that requires no central servers whatsoever—not even ones that you would host yourself. It relies on the same technology that BitTorrent uses to provide direct connections between users, so there's no central hub to snoop on or take down."
Former CNN'er Aneesh Rahman put it well: "War zones sharpen edges. They harden souls. They are dark places. Which makes it all the more remarkable that those of us who met Sarmad in Baghdad remember him as such a bright light."

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