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Inventor of Google Voice now reinventing conference calls

Craig Walker, the inventor of both Google Voice and DialPad, is now reinventing conference calls with his latest venture, UberConference. Teleconferences notoriously suck, but UberConference thinks it’s fixed that, claiming to have created “the best conference calling service ever.”

Report: Skype says new CEO, shaky market will delay its IPO until at least July

Concerns about the readiness of its CEO and a shaky market have Skype, the iconic Internet voice-chat service, saying it won’t hold its much-awaited initial public offering until the second half of the year, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal today. Skype’s IPO has been hotly anticipated since before it filed to sell $100 million shares to the public last August.