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Microsoft Bets Its Future On Skype | Amy Lee | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

As Microsoft agreed to hand over $8.5 billion to capture the voice and video online calling company Skype, the computing giant essentially bet its fut...

What's Microsoft Going To Do With Skype?

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

So now that Microsoft's $8.5 billion (in cold hard cash) purchase of Skype is official, what exactly does it mean for Skype's 170 million active users...

Is Microsoft's $8.5 Billion Skype Acquisition A Good Call?

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

Microsoft announced the biggest acquisition in its 36-year history Tuesday morning, leaving tech analysts grappling with one question: Is the decision...

Microsoft's Skype Deal By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology

Microsoft confirmed Tuesday morning that it would be buying VoIP giant Skype in a deal that is the biggest in Microsoft's history. Here's a look at...

Facebook And Social Media: What Would Jesus Do?

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
G. Elijah Dann

Would Jesus unfriend Judas on his way to appear before Pilate? Would Jesus already be unfriended by all his disciples and all those who once clamored to be on his profile?

Massive Skype Security Flaw Exposes Users' Data

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

The ten million users of Skype for Android are vulnerable to a hack that reveals a huge amount of personal data, Android Police reports. The site u...

WATCH: Skype In The Classroom Connects Students, Teachers Worldwide

Posted 06.05.2011 | Education

For teachers looking to broaden students' horizons, Skype in the Classroom is the modern-day version of the pen pal. The free platform, out of beta ...

The Agents Who Let Me Down

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.06.2015 | Home
Lev Raphael

I started my career at a time when the conventional wisdom was that you couldn't even have a career without an agent. But experience has proven something different.

Teacher With Cancer Comes To Class Via Skype

Ed Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

About once every three weeks, Brother James Kelly doesn't feel well enough to teach because of the chemotherapy he receives to fight his prostate canc...

Skype To Start Showing Ads

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Skype for Windows will begin offering advertisements this week to customers in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. According to an official company blog po...

Couple Married Over Skype

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEE UPDATE BELOW. Volcanic ash in Iceland thwarted plans for a London wedding, so what did the couple stranded in Dubai do? They got married ove...

Can Technology Ease The Pain Of A Split?

Eric Villency | Posted 06.19.2011 | Divorce
Eric Villency

It's the mornings that get you. You avert your eyes as you walk past his bedroom door, walking briskly to the kitchen it is the longest walk in the ...

Group Video Conferencing Emerges for Publishers from TokBox

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK via TokBox -- TokBox, the San Francisco-based group video chat company, has shuttered its consumer product and is putting its ...

Through A Lens, Constantly

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Horowitz

Gramma's live-blogging the whole thing. She's got her friends on GrannyNet, and they're hanging on every word. Later she'll try to get Baby Rufus on her lap long enough to Skype them and show off a little.

The Saga of a Stranded Traveler

Jodi Bettencourt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jodi Bettencourt

After reading story after story about travel rage and how airports are completely unprepared to deal with severe weather conditions, Mate Tokić's travel saga was a refreshing reprieve. It even left me feeling a little, what's that word... hopeful?

Nate C. Hindman

Famed Investor On Startups, Breaking Up Big Banks And Dealing With Castro | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

William Henry Draper III, the 83-year-old author of a new book, The Startup Game, has lived a life that's stretched far beyond the venture capital industry he helped create.

Deployed Soldier Watches Child's Birth On Skype

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A New York hospital recently experienced it's first online birth. The birth of baby Jackson Matthew was streamed live via Skype, so that his solider d...

Bootstrappers' Basics: Video And Voice Services Can Save Your Business BIG Bucks

Andreas Bernström | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andreas Bernström

Thanks to the variety of free (or very cheap) applications available within the reach of a few clicks or taps, it has never been easier for businesses to have teams and clients scattered across the globe and still communicate effectively either for free or for a fraction of the traditional cost.

Billy Baldwin, Skype Sex, and Why Technology Is Saving Long-Distance Romance

Jessica Massa | Posted 06.09.2011 | Style
Jessica Massa

We Millennials are always on the lookout for new role models in the realms of love. Now it looks like we've got a new pair to add to the list. Billy Baldwin and Chynna Phillips -- welcome back on the map!

Eyewitnesses Counter Israeli Army's Description of a Palestinian Death

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

Israeli and Palestinian eyewitnesses say that Jawaher Abu Rahma, a Palestinian woman, died after inhaling tear gas fired by the Israeli military at a demonstration. We interviewed two people in attendance.

WATCH: Skype To Acquire Qik

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

VoIP service Skype will acquire Qik, a mobile video and voice calling startup, for a reported $100 million, according to Boy Genius Report. Skype C...

Technology Unites Missionaries And Families Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Janine Winkler loves reading books to her 2-year-old grandson Judah, but instead of sitting on her lap...

Skype Suffers Downtime

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Having problems using Skype? You're not alone. Skype went down on Wednesday, affecting millions of users, according to ReadWriteWeb. "Some of yo...

8 Ways Parents Without Primary Custody Can Log More Time With The Kids

Lee Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Lee Block

Only seeing your children every other weekend can be devastating. You miss them when they are not with you, and those few short days does not give yo...

We Are Generation Wiki

The Morningside Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
The Morningside Post

We are the first of our kind. We are interconnected collaborative creatures, and we like to share. We link and like, comment, post and poke. We Yelp when we're hungry, Skype when we're lonely and G-chat throughout the day.