Skype Lite is "the new Skype built for India to help you stay connected on the go." Targeted at the burgeoning market in the country, Skype Lite seeks to address a number of pain points specific to developing countries.
Branching out beyond the traditional press core, the White House is extending video conferencing access via Skype to reporters that simply don't have the resources to fly to Washington D.C. for briefings.
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 in a vehicle.
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 new chatbot, this one on the video chatting platform.
Skype wants to be your smartphone's new control center. Skype Mingo is an attempt to turn Skype into your default app for all your major smartphone functions, including calling, texting, and contact management.
Skype has offered users real-time translation tools for calls from one Skype account to another for over a year, but now this functionality is being extended to calls made to mobile phones and landlines.
Staying ahead of the curve with Microsoft software is as easy as joining one of its many Insider Programs and now you can do the same with Skype. Users on iOS, Android, OS X and Windows can all join up to get the updates before anyone else.
The Microsoft Teams collaboration tool has debuted, but only as a preview for customers subscribed to Office 365 Enterprise or Business plans. It is similar to Slack, but is integrated with Skype and Office applications.