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Skype Could Face Penalties For Not Registering As A Telecom
2013-03-12 15:38:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For some, it may be hard to define Microsoft´s Skype business. The VoIP service works like a phone company by connecting one another via voice calls, yet it also uses the Internet, not traditional phone wire, to make these calls. According to the New York Times, French regulators believe Skype works more like a telephone company and has now asked prosecutors to investigate the business after it refused to register the...

2013-02-23 23:00:44

DianhuaChina.com, one of the top telecommunications providers in the world, launches a $4.99 Monthly Plan called China 500, working as a prepaid long distance subscription. The monthly plan includes 500 minutes to call Mobiles and Landlines in China at only 1¢/minute. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 DianhuaChina.com, one of the top telecommunications providers in the world, launches a new Monthly Plan called China 500. The new Monthly Plan includes 500 minutes to all of...

Microsoft  Prepares To Switch Messenger Users to Skype
2013-02-15 17:36:45

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This week Microsoft outlined its plans to move users of its Messenger platform over to Skype. Microsoft originally planned to retire Messenger in all countries except mainland China by the end of the first quarter of 2013. However, it now appears that the transition may take a little longer than originally stated. Plans for the switchover were detailed by Mary Jo Foley for All About Microsoft on ZDNet. Microsoft executives now...

New Windows 8 Skye App
2012-10-22 20:14:46

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you were wondering when you'd see the reason Microsoft acquired Skype, wait for the Windows 8 launch later this week. The VoIP provider will launch Skype for Windows 8, the company said this week. Skype promises the new app will deliver "an experience that is simpler, faster and easier to use," it says in Microsoft's news center. Skype for Windows 8 offers IM, audio and video calls, and also takes advantage of new features and...

2012-08-21 22:42:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Skype has long been an easy and low cost way to stay connected with friends and colleagues far and wide from a computer or mobile device. And now the Skype app could be a way to share photos with iOS devices, a feature that has been present on the desktop version. On Tuesday, the Voice Over IP (VoIP) service announced that it had updated its iOS app with the ability to send photos of any size using an iPhone or iPad to another...

Skype Experiences Privacy Bug
2012-07-16 15:31:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s always embarrassing when you inadvertently send a text message to the wrong person, especially if the text is of a personal nature. This has been happening for some Skype IM users lately, and according to Engadget, they´re working on a fix for the ℠Bug” which is affecting an undetermined amount of users. “We are aware that in rare circumstances IM's between two contacts could be sent to an...

2012-07-11 23:01:59

Ad-Free Brosix Instant Messaging can be a great alternative for Skype users who dislike the new Conversation Ads. (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Skype recently announced that they would be implementing new “Conversation Ads”, which will appear next to a user´s photo during a video chat conversation. Skype claims that these ads will be interesting topics that may naturally be weaved into the current conversation. Skype also claims that these ads will not appear if a user has a...

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