Facebook edged one step closer to providing music with a neat little update to its app on Android, which offers the ability to control your music right within your app.
Skype for Android now looks a whole lot like Skype for Windows Phone.
Skype has explored ways to make it easier for law enforcement to tap into Skype calls, say anonymous sources.
“The revelations about the National Security Agency’s surveillance apparatus, if true, represent a stunning abuse of our basic rights,” the organization’s open letter reads. “We demand the U.S. Congress reveal the full extent of the NSA’s spying programs.”
We’ve contacted all those companies to get a statement from them on why they are allegedly participating, what they are reportedly giving to the NSA, and how their customers and users can trust that anything they transmit or share through those services can ever be private.
“That’s the kind of word game they play,” ex-NSA chief Bill Binney said also at Def Con. “There’s absolutely no excuse for him even implying that he’s not collecting all this data.”
Weemo’s team claims its unique approach will give it an edge over the competition. The company has also developed a set of APIs, which can be leveraged by developers to add live video tools to any application.
Blue Jeans unveiled a massive update to its standard pricing today, adding a new licensing model that offers companies unlimited “all you can meet” videoconferencing plans for as low as $10 per user, per month.
The result is a combination of just about every kind of communication you could wish for in a single client: mobile text-message-like messaging, audio, and video. Which means that not only is Viber competing with mobile messaging platforms like the massive WhatsApp, it’s also competing with existing VOIP giant Skype.
Skycam’s makers plan to sell the hardware at a flat fee of $99 per unit; because it runs on Skype, there are no additional software costs. You’ll be able to monitor the feed from a smartphone, tablet, or a PC.
Clicked on any weird links in Skype lately? Your computer might be mining Bitcoins for a hacker.
It’s nice to see that Microsoft’s enormous purchase of Skype didn’t defer people from using the VoIP calling service. In fact, it might have even contributed to a rise in usage.
Watch out, Skype. Tango’s video chat is gaining on you.
Skype’s long-awaited video voicemail feature is finally here.
Skype calls use 256-bit advanced encryption by default, but that’s not secure enough for some people. So a prof at the Warsaw University of Technology has created a way to communicate even more privately on Skype — by using silence.
Skype has plugged a hole in its password recovery process that allowed outsiders to gain control of a Skype user’s account.
Even under new management, Skype has continued to pick up millions of fresh users.
Editor’s Pick The team were “killer smart”, witty and – looking back – a little insecure, just enough to give a feeling of “we can’t screw this up; we can’t let each other down.”
Guest Post Spare a thought for the telcos – they’ve had a hard couple of years fighting off VoIP vendors like Skype. Now a new player has arrived, and it’s going to challenge both the telcos and the VoIP vendors. It’s called WebRTC.
Skype 4.1 comes with both performance upgrades and the addition of photo sharing.
Microsoft is apparently getting ready to launch a new version of Skype that’s optimized for the company’s forthcoming Windows 8 operating system.
Every year, 100 billion minutes are spent on traditional audio-only teleconferences, while only 200 million minutes are used for video conferencing. Blue Jeans Network thinks it’s the company that can flip those numbers around.
Yesterday, Skype updated its Mac client, adding group screen sharing, video calls with mobile users, and significantly altering the user interface. That is not the story. Rather, the story is why the company changed, and how the update is largely focused on placating angry Apple users.
Can’t stand being away from your friends after graduating from college? Never fear; ooVoo will let you video chat with multiple friends at one time. The cloud-based video chatting service rolled out new apps for the iPad and Facebook today in an effort to surpass Skype and FaceTime-like services.
Sponsored Post It’s said that with all of our technological advancements, the world is getting smaller and smaller, but it sure doesn’t feel like that when you have to travel for business frequently…
Vivox, a leading provider of voice chat in games, has acquired the video chat firm Droplet.