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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Just stick this fish in your ear
Can stand by forever
Hacker army attack failed
Microsoft can buy it after all
Sadly not yet