Encrypted messaging app Wire, backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis, now lets you share your location. All the conversation content in the app is end-to-end encrypted, and you can now set a compromise location where everyone in your thread…
The New Mexico Supreme Court ordered a retrial of a 2012 murder conviction because the forensic analyst was interviewed through Skype, which is a violation of constitutional rights. No timeframe was given for the retrial.
Voice over IP services are getting more and more popular, but there are still a few that stand above the pack, in value if nothing else. If you want to make free calls from your home or mobile device, then check out this handy roundup of…
In an unexpected partnership, Microsoft has decided to sell 1,500 patents to Xiaomi. In return, the Chinese company will pre-install Microsoft services like Skype and Microsoft Office on its smartphones and tablets.
Spotify, Skype, and Flash are all Linux programs that are breaking to various degrees in 2016. Are software companies abandoning the platform? And will efforts like Valve's SteamOS ultimately help at all?
During the BUILD 2016 keynote, Microsoft talked about upcoming features in Cortana and Skype. The personal assistant will be more integrated into Skype, allowing users to make changes to the Calendar or book a hotel.
Skype may be known for video chatting, but the app is set to play a much more prominent role in your life going forward with Cortana integration and bots, both of which can be helpful in day to day tasks.
Slack, the real-time communication and collaboration platform, was close to receiving a bid from Microsoft that would have blown recent valuations out of the water. However, the idea failed to receive enough support internally at Microsoft.
Jumping between text chat, voice calls and video chat should be as easy as one button click away according to Slack, so that's exactly what it's looking to implement. It won't happen tomorrow, but Skype's days as the way to voice chat on…
As well as bringing iOS and Android the Skype video-calling function PC users have enjoyed for years, Microsoft has also increased the number of callers to 25, meaning nobody gets left out when it's time to digitally mingle.