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2009-11-10 05:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Children International, a global charity helping children living in extreme poverty, has deployed VoSKY's PBX-to-Skype Gateway to enable free Skype calling for employees, cutting the cost of long distance and international calls and improving collaboration and communication. Based in the US, Children International, which operates 17 sponsorship agencies in Central and South America, Asia, Africa and the United States, deployed a VoSKY Exchange...

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2009-09-17 12:14:18

The founders of Internet phone service Skype have filed a lawsuit against parent company eBay. Joltid Ltd., which was started by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, filed a copyright infringement suit against eBay, Skype and a group of investors who were considering a deal to buy Skype from eBay. Joltid claims it owns "the intellectual property rights to several key applications which it has licensed to a number of companies, among them Skype." "Joltid terminated its license...

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,...

2009-09-01 08:55:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Skype Technologies S.A. and an investor group led by Silver Lake announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement in which the investor group will purchase a 65 percent interest in Skype Technologies from eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) for approximately $1.9 billion in cash, in a transaction valuing Skype Technologies at $2.75 billion. eBay will retain the remaining 35 percent equity interest in Skype. Skype Technologies is the manufacturer...

2009-05-05 05:00:00

VoSKY VAR Calimar installs PBX-to-Skype gateway to let hundreds of yachting team members and staff make low-cost calls abroad during the Galway stopover of the world-famous yacht race SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galway Volvo Ocean Race will use VoSKY's Exchange gateway to enable race team members and staff to make low-cost calls abroad via Skype during the stopover of the world's premier yacht race from 23 May to 06 June 2009. The VoSKY Exchange Pro VIT1/E1 gateway, which...

2009-04-07 05:00:00

Centurion deploys PBX-to-Skype gateway and saves 2100 pounds Sterling per month on calling costs SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- International financial management service provider, Group Centurion, has deployed a PBX-to-Skype gateway from VoSKY to benefit from low-cost Internet-based Skype calls. Since the installation of the VoSKY Exchange Pro VIT1/E1 Centurion has reported an 85% cut in the cost of their monthly telephone bills. Their bill has been reduced from 2500 pounds...

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2008-10-03 08:40:00

It was announced by Skype, eBay Inc's Web communications unit, on Thursday that TOM Online Inc, the majority proprietors of Skype's Chinese venture TOM-Skype, had been watching and amassing some of its users' text messages without Skype's awareness. Skype apologized after a report discovered that the Web service screens text messages with political keywords and keeps them with a multitude of user records. These are located on computers that could quite easily be viewed by anybody, as well as...

2008-07-03 09:00:00

If the urgency to own a new 3G iPhone is similar to the debut of the phone a year ago, expect long lines outside of Apple and AT&T stores early on July 11. AT&T confirmed this week that the 3G iPhone will go on sale at 8 a.m. on July 11, which means the lines probably will start forming before midnight. Where can you buy it? The 3G iPhone will be available at AT&T owned retail stores throughout Oklahoma and at Apple retail stores in Penn Square Mall in Oklahoma City and Woodland...

2008-06-27 12:00:00

By Zak Minor, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jun. 27--Christie Pica, math teacher and head of the math department at Queens Lake Middle School, was recently named the school's Teacher of the Year. Pica started teaching after college to pay the bills, but soon discovered that it was her calling. Now in her seventh year as a teacher, Pica has been at Queens Lake for five years. Q: Why did you start teaching? A: I started teaching after graduating from college just to make ends meet. After...

2008-06-24 12:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A local wildlife charity needs volunteers to help the pandas affected by the recent earthquake in China. Dedicated to protecting wildlife through science and education, the Wild Spots Foundation has sent numerous missions to China and other countries in the past. China's Wolong Panda Preserve, once home to almost 100 pandas, was 18 miles from the May 12 earthquake's epicenter and has been nearly impossible to access, said foundation president Barry Barker. He is organizing...


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