Skype brains come up with encrypted messaging service
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Keeping the spooks out of everything

A group of former Skype technologists, backed by the co-founder of the messaging platform, come up with a new version of its own messaging service with end-to-end encryption for all conversations, including video.

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 is out
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Use Windows 7, 8 keys to activate 10

Microsoft has just released the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 and this version brings Skype integration, Cortana improvements, Edge tab improvements and most importantly Device activation improvements.

Trust The Cloud We Can't, Fully
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Monday, 21 September 2015 18:18

Trust The Cloud We Can't, Fully

Skype's been down for hours. Millions lost.

Microsoft's communication platform "to rule them all" has been down for hours, on Monday, September 21st. The product blog is mum, with a couple of twitter posts from the company not explaining anything.

Messaging revenues plummet
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Tuesday, 09 June 2015 13:00

Messaging revenues plummet

But use is going up

Data from Juniper Research has shown that the messaging market will decline from $113.5bn in 2014 to $112.9bn in 2019.

Microsoft introduce HoloLens glasses
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Thursday, 22 January 2015 09:56

Microsoft introduce HoloLens glasses

Comes in Windows 10 timeframe

We already have Oculus by Facebook, Nvidia is apparently working on its VR tech, AMD is offering a helping hand to Facebook and Oculus, while Samsung thinks VR glasses are for the Galaxy Note 4 phone powered by tiny GPU. 

Friday, 24 October 2014 14:15

Skype gets universal translator software

Just stick this fish in your ear

Can stand by forever

Friday, 03 January 2014 11:56

Syrians did not get Skype data

Hacker army attack failed

Thursday, 12 December 2013 10:40

Cisco loses court battle over Skype

Microsoft can buy it after all

Friday, 15 November 2013 12:16

Skype kills off annoying clicks

Sadly not yet