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2012-02-14 16:00:00

9,000 Businesses using ClickDesk now enjoy ability to reach customers directly over Skype Chat. SUNNYVALE, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 ClickDesk, the first social live chat service to integrate social communications and voice chat support (VoIP) into the fastest live chat service, today announced it has included complete integration with Skype to its multichannel customer support offer. By integrating Skype with ClickDesk, customer agents will now be able to handle support requests...

Skype Coming To Windows Phone
2012-01-16 12:20:51

The vice president of the Skype division at Microsoft told Telegraph last week at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics show that the service would "be available soon" on the Windows Phone. Rick Osterloh told the news agency that Skype was "working on a Windows Phone product that will be coming out soon." Microsoft's Windows Phone is currently the only mobile operating system that lacks a Skype application. Microsoft's Joe Belfiore, Director of the Windows Phone program,...

Security Flaw Found With Skype And Other VoIP Services
2011-10-25 08:52:10

Researchers from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University say that Skype can be used to track the locations of users over time and peek into their peer-to-peer file-sharing activity, Emma Woollacott for TG Daily reports. The glaring security flaws uncovered in Skype, which claims more than a half-billion registered users, and other voice over IP (VoIP) systems potentially allow hackers to access user identities and locations. One report suggests that one in five overseas calls...

Microsoft Finalizes Skype Deal
2011-10-14 09:28:18

Microsoft announced Friday that it has completed its $8.5-billion acquisition of Internet telephony provider Skype Global, giving the software giant a significant foothold in the Internet telephony market. Skype will now become a new business unit within Microsoft. Skype´s CEO Tony Bates will become the president of the newly created Skype division. Microsoft said now that the deal is closed, it can look forward to integrating Skype into a variety of its products. “Skype is a...

2011-06-30 10:50:00

LONDON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skype has announced an updated version of its Skype for Android app - Skype for Android 2.0, bringing Skype Video Calling to the currently fastest growing mobile OS*. With the new version, users will be able to make and receive free** 1-to-1 video calls over Skype between their Android phone and other Skype contacts on the iPhone, Mac, Windows PCs and even TVs***. The Android video call...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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