Skype used to be what you would use to send secure, encrypted, and untraceable messages to friends, family, and business associates all over the world. Not any more.
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.
Roughly a year after Microsoft’s spectacular $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, technology pundits across the globe continue to scratch their heads in bewilderment trying to figure out what the behemoth from Redmond has done to justify the hefty price tag …