Luxemburg data protection commissioner has found that Microsoft and Skype have not broken any European privacy laws when they sent customer data back to the United States. The decision of the National Commission for Data Protection claimed that the data …Read More »
If you use third party accessories in conjunction with your Skype account beware. Your time is limited to how much longer you are going to be able to keep using them. By December 2013, your devices or applications may not …Read More »
BBM for Android and iOS is finally available for free of charge, but there’s a catch to all of this. In the not too distant future, BlackBerry plans to place advertisements inside the app for both platforms along with other …Read More »
Control-Alt-Delete is one of those shortcuts we’ve been using on our Windows based computer for ages thinking this is how things were meant to be from the beginning. Apparently, that is not the case according to Microsoft chairman and co-founder, …Read More »
For long we have dreamt of a holographic technology similar to what we’ve seen in Star Wars, and it appears our dreams might come true after all. Mark Gillett, a Microsoft executive responsible for Skype, told the BBC that Skype …Read More »
Trying to emphasize just how much activity is going on all over the internet at any given moment is definitely nothing new, but the website One Second on the Internet does the job in an attractive and easy-to-understand manner.
Each …Read More »
Despite the amount of leaked information regarding the NSA spying on American (and foreign) citizens that was recently released, one would think the agency would take steps to cut down on its actions. But that is not the case. Apparently, …Read More »
With all the negativity facing the Xbox One, it wouldn’t come as a surprise if many gamers have no interest in taking another plunge with Xbox Live for another year. However, if you are a die-hard fan, a one-year free …Read More »
Microsoft has given NSA complete access to Outlook.com and Skype, encryption is useless says Guardian report
The Guardian continues to release more information regarding leaked documents that claim the NSA was spying on American citizen via its PRISM program. The latest information claims Microsoft, the FBI, and the NSA are all in a tight relationship. So …Read More »
On Wednesday July 10, Tely Labs launched its videoconferencing system known as telyHD Pro that provides small and large businesses with standards-based interoperability and unmatched functionality and performance at an easy to handle price point. According to Tely Labs, the …Read More »
The New York Times is reporting that in 2008, Skype launched a top secret program called “Project Chess.” It’s goal? To make Skype users’ calls “more readily available to intelligence agencies and law enforcement officials.”
Just to emphasize how confidential …Read More »
You may have heard, Windows Live Messenger (also known as Windows Messenger or MSN Messenger) has been depreciated by Microsoft and integrated into Skype. Anyone that wants to use Windows Live Messenger must move to Skype instead. If you are …Read More »
Microsoft’s $8.5 billion purchase of Skype is slowly starting to take shape. The next step for integration into Microsoft’s services is here — and now you can make Skype video calls straight from your Outlook.com inbox.
The company officially announced …Read More »
At Design Day 2013 in Norway, a presentation called “The Re-Imagining of Microsoft” was held. In it, Windows Phone design studio general manager Albert Shum talked with Wolff Olins creative director Todd Simmons about Microsoft’s new direction in terms of …Read More »
Microsoft’s latest version of Office is here, it’s in the cloud, and it costs $100 per year for 5 computers
Microsoft has announced that Office 2013 and Office 365 are now available for purchase on Office.com and in retail stores across 162 countries. When you purchase your copy and unbox it at home, don’t be surprised if you don’t find …Read More »
Right after announcing the last days of Windows Live Messenger, news has surfaced about Microsoft’s broader plans for the Skype platform. It looks like the company is taking their $8.5 billion investment seriously, and wants to “consolidate all their communications …Read More »
When Microsoft acquired Skype in 2011 for a cool $8.5 billion, the company slowly brought the service and its own Windows Live Messenger closer together. Microsoft made it possible for Skype users and Messenger users to talk to each other …Read More »
Skype is an integral part of our online lives. A lot of discussions and interactions online get done on Skype. Right from discussing the next big important deal with your client abroad, to a simple chat with your loved ones …Read More »
Microsoft bought Skype last year. As you have noticed, since that time Microsoft has been trying to integrate the VoIP juggernaut into existing Microsoft services. The latest casualty of the Skype purchase? Windows Live Messenger, or MSN Messenger as it …Read More »
Skype has become a popular mode of communication between family, friends, and business associates. The application makes use of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) through which users can talk with their contacts. With Skype being very user friendly, it is …Read More »
Malware is being spread with “lol is this your new profile pic” message on Skype — be careful what you click
Skype users be warned: if you get a message on Skype that says “lol is this your new profile pic” with an accompanying http://goo.gl/XXX?img=XXX URL, do not click on the link!
It is being reported by various security firms, and …Read More »
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Some sort of access to citizen phone calls is required by many governments around the world whether that be warranted-required wiretaps or dictator-ordered interceptions. Because of how they operate and the lag time it takes for law to catch up …Read More »
Word around town is Skype has a bug. That bug is making Skype send copies of instant messages to random contacts — unintended recipients who are not part of the conversation.
The bug was first reported by Skype users on …Read More »
Microsoft has been continuously working on improving Skype; trying to keep it at the top position on the list of VoIP services; tweaking options behind the scenes.
Now, Microsoft seems to be in a stride to provide better, uniform access …Read More »
According to a new legislation passed on by the Ethiopian government this May, usage of Skype could lead to the user serving 15 years in jail.
Ethiopian authorities have been infamous throughout the past in regards to user privacy and …Read More »