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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 ...

Do Writers Need an Agent for Success?

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.04.2011 | Books
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 put...

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...

China To Skype: Back Off

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — China is going after Internet phone services such as Skype in a move to protect the country's state-owned telephone companies, causing...

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.

Branding Power Wu Tang Style

Christopher Herz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Christopher Herz

See my little brother-in-law lives in Mongolia, so early in the mornings, we often Skype over there and talk to the extended family. He is 14 years ol...

Skype's CEO Is OUT

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Skype is replacing its CEO with a Cisco Systems executive, a change that may indicate the Internet calling service is closer to anno...

Facebook, Skype Readying Deep Integration Partnership

AllThingsD | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Actually, according to sources close to the situation, Facebook and Skype are poised to announce a significant and wide-ranging partnership that will ...

Bianca Bosker

Tech Gives Thanks: What Tech Figures Are Thankful For This Thanksgiving | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Thanksgiving and tech may not seem like two things that would go together: One is all about tradition, while the other constantly strives to change th...

Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna Stage Their Own Revolución

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

To hear Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna talk about their lifelong friendship is unusual and exquisitely beautiful. They are tender and honest about their love for each other.