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2010-02-03 08:22:00

STUTTGART, Germany and BOSTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SHAPE Services, the leading developer of mobile social networking and productivity apps, announced today the update of its revolutionary IM+ for Skype app for BlackBerry smartphones. The update features absolutely free Skype calls in Wi-Fi zones. The present technology carries out VoIP calls in half-duplex mode, similar to a walkie-talkie. "No other app for BlackBerry allows to make absolutely free Skype calls to international...

2010-01-21 07:00:00

MIAMI, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- FREETALK® and 13 other companies today announced the formation of the FREETALK Connect Alliance, an open alliance of companies that will provide innovative applications, products and services to expand the capabilities of the FREETALK Connect communications system. The alliance is open to companies that offer products and services which build on the capabilities of the FREETALK Connect, "Voice 2.0" in concept, and can interoperate with...

2010-01-20 08:00:00

MIAMI, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In Store Solutions today unveiled the FREETALK® Connect, the first communications system designed from the ground up to allow small and medium business owners to enable Skype calls from supported office phones. With the FREETALK Connect, companies can make free Skype-to-Skype calls with the more than 520 million registered Skype users worldwide and can view and manage Skype contact lists using their supported office phones. Companies can...

2010-01-12 05:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading electronics provider NEC Electronics America, Inc. has deployed VoSKY's Exchange Pro VIT-1/E1 PBX-to-Skype gateways to nearly halve its annual phone bill for regional and global long-distance calls. Since installing the VoSKY gateways, NEC Electronics America has reported 38% savings on its long-distance call costs within the US, and 50% on the cost of international calls, giving the company annualised savings of more than $16,000 a...

2010-01-05 07:02:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In Store Solutions today launched two new Skype Certified(TM) HD webcams, the FREETALK® TALK-7170 HD PRO and the TALK-7181 HD PRO PLUS. Both webcams enable true high definition video (720p) when used together with Skype 4.2 for Windows. In Store Solutions today also launched the FREETALK® HQ Everyman Webcam TALK-7140, a new, distinctive and value-priced webcam that allows users to access High Quality Video using Skype...

2010-01-05 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's In Store Solutions launch of three new Skype Certified(TM) webcams, the FREETALK® TALK-7170 HD PRO, and the TALK-7181 HD PRO PLUS HD webcams, and the FREETALK® HQ Everyman Webcam TALK-7140, reveals the first hints of its plan to introduce a series of remarkable new consumer and business videoconferencing products this year - transforming what consumers and prosumers can do. (Logo:...

2010-01-05 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics and Skype today announced that LG's 2010 HDTVs with NetCast Entertainment Access(TM) will feature embedded Skype(TM) software* allowing Skype users to make voice and high-definition video calls directly from their family room without a PC. Skype on the new LG HDTVs will be demonstrated this week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (Central Hall Booth #8205). "Embedding the Skype software in our broadband HDTVs enriches the user...

2010-01-05 07:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Focused on enabling consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers to accelerate the development and integration of software applications in IP-connected multimedia devices, Trinity Convergence today announced that it is working with Skype to add Skype(TM) video calling to High-Definition TVs and other connected CE products. Trinity Convergence has successfully integrated its VeriCall® voice and video software engine with the...

2009-09-04 12:48:00

DETROIT, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- WaTunes, the world's first free online music distribution service that enables artists to sell their music entirely free on iTunes has announced its official release date of their new music site WaTunes New Experience. WaTunes New Experience is WaTunes next generation social platform that enables music artists and fans to communicate directly with one another and engage in social activities like listening to music, buying ringtones, and watching music videos...

2009-09-02 13:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- HyperOffice came in first place in the recently concluded Skype for Business competition. The award-winning online messaging and collaboration software was singled out in the Americas region for using Skype in part to help "improve sales of its software by more than 100 percent." Skype asked for stories about creative and original uses of Skype in the business environment. "We were looking to see how you were using Skype to enable collaboration,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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