What has Microsoft done for Skype? You’d be surprised

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 paid for the Swedish VoIP giant. With the company’s questionable acquisition history of businesses in the consumer internet space, it’s safe to say the question is nothing but warranted.

Google Hangout competitor, Meetings.io, attracts 100K users in 2 months (exclusive)

Google Plus, eat your heart out. Group video conferencing service Meetings.io has grown to 100,000 users since launching in April. The startup’s three founders have been heads down developing screen-sharing and file transfer features, released today, with lofty plans of taking on Webex and other clunky video conference services for the enterprise.