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Facebook Announced Video Chat Powered by Skype [Video]

Facebook Announced Video Chat Powered by Skype [Video]

Today Facebook announced long awaited video calling feature in partnership with Microsoft Skype. The new feature was unveiled at the time when Google+ has been taking lot of praise about its own Video chat feature called “Hangout“. Going forward facebook users can have a video chat with friends and family on the facebook website without having to create separate account. On using Skype [...]
Google Challenges Skype with Integrated Chrome Video Chat

Google Challenges Skype with Integrated Chrome Video Chat

If you are a regular VOIP user and using Skype for your weekly conferencing or using it to talk to your friends or family around the globe then you will soon have another choice on your desktop and the best part is you will not have to install any new software for this and this all will work out of your existing Google Chrome web browser. Yes, Google is presently working on a VOIP solution which [...]
Microsoft to buy Skype for $8.5 billion in cash

Microsoft to buy Skype for $8.5 billion in cash

After negotiating with Google, Facebook Skype has finally decided to sell itself to Microsoft for a whooping $8.5 billion in cash. The deal was announced by the companies today morning and after the acquisition Skype will be executed as a a separate business unit under Microsoft, and the the new unit will be run by current Skype CEO Tony Bates. Tony will be reporting directly to Steve Ballmer, CEO [...]
Skype Goes Down For Many Users [Updated]

Skype Goes Down For Many Users [Updated]

Is this some season which has started, First AOLMail was down yesterday, then in the evening Facebook Share button vanished away from some websites including YouTube and now Skype is Down. Popular voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) service Skype appears to be down for millions of users since morning and as always Twitter and Facebook is all buzzing with it. Although different users are reporting [...]
Skype 5 beta released for Mac

Skype 5 beta released for Mac

Skype just released an overdue update for Mac. It now brings it more inline with the latest Windows version, including group video calling across different or same platforms, But the new beta client for Mac isn’t all about adding the features which windows version provides, instead Skype is under pressure from Apple’s FaceTime application, which was present on most of the iOS devices in past but [...]
Skype 5 launches with group video calls & Facebook integration

Skype 5 launches with group video calls & Facebook integration

Skype, which is gearing up for an initial public offering, has launched the latest version of its desktop client with new look and feel and much awaited group video calling and facebook integration. Few other changes that are included in this release is First, Skype tackled the overall user experience of the software. The new Home page integrates a feed of mood messages from your contacts and yourself. With [...]
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