Windows Phone users will finally get their chance to video chat with their iPhone and Android friends, thanks to the hot video chat startup Tango.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ByWVVovdDg&w=560&h=315] Skype is now officially a part of Microsoft. The software giant announced today that it has completed its $8.5 billion purchase of the video chat company.
Video-calling application Tango announced on its blog today that it is now available on desktop PCs. The company originally announced the feature back in July, along with a $42 million second round of funding.
Text, voice and video communications companySkype launched a new version of its Mac OS X beta client today that adds extensive integration with popular social network Facebook.
Skype is planning deep integration of its voice and video internet messaging service with Microsoft’s Windows Phone mobile operating system, Microsoft’s Lync office software and Xbox consoles and other products, reports Forbes.
If we needed a poster child for Android’s fragmentations woes, it would most likely be Skype.
Google’s newest social network, Google+, features group chats for its mobile app (on Android and iOS) and in-browser video conferencing. They aren’t new ideas, but the execution for both is top-notch and they are useful for both businesses and typical consumers.
Video-calling app developer Tango announced today that it has raised $42 million in its second round of funding.
Facebook has just unveiled a new video chat service. The service, powered by Skype, is built into the messaging service on Facebook’s website.
Google says it will eventually open up the group video chat in Google+ to third parties.
I’m sure my fellow iPad owners have been there. You’re sitting on the couch chatting with someone on FaceTime and think, “Why the heck can’t I video chat with more than one person?” Well now you can give it a shot.
Google plans to add real-time communications abilities into the Chrome browser, according to an announcement on Google’s Chromium-dev group. Using its own WebRTC project at its base, the company will attempt to enable real-time communications through Chrome and then, potentially, other browsers like Firefox and Opera.
Internet video chat company Skype confirmed on Monday that eight executives have left the company following Microsoft’s huge $8.5 billion buyout offer in May. The company did not say whether the executives were laid off or resigned, but Bloomberg suggests they were fired. Bloomberg, however, did not mention any grounds for firing.
Microsoft’s proposed $8.5 billion deal to purchase Skype has won antitrust approval, the Federal Trade Commission announced today.
Microsoft this morning confirmed that it has acquired internet video chat company Skype for $8.5 billion in cash.
This morning, AOL executive Jason Shellen sent a company-wide e-mail urging employees to test AV by AIM, a new web-based video chat service for the company’s instant messaging client.
After delaying its IPO until the second half of this year, Skype is now said to be in deals talks with Facebook and Google.
Google is finally making video chat a core part of the Android experience, almost a year after Apple introduced FaceTime video chat for the iPhone 4.
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Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, the pair behind the famous music-sharing service Napster, are working together again, according to reports in TechCrunch and Forbes.
As if Skype’s interface needed more clutter, the Internet voice and video chat company announced today that it’s bringing advertising to its service.
Workface is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
SocialEyes is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.
Along with the launch of new MacBook Pro laptops, Apple is also bringing its video chat application FaceTime for Mac computers today, with a price tag of $0.99 in the Mac App Store.
Tango, a video-calling app for the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android mobile operating system, has raised $8.7 million of a $10 million funding round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Video chat on the iPhone 4 just got a lot more useful. Skype tonight announced its latest iPhone app update, bringing with it the ability to make video calls to other iPhone OS devices, as well as to Skype users on Mac and Windows computers.
Mobile video chat company Tango announced today that it has updated its iPhone OS app to support the fourth-generation iPod Touch, which features front and rear-facing cameras like the iPhone 4.
Before there was (Apple’s video-calling app) FaceTime, there was Qik. Now T-Mobile and the video chat company are teaming up to bring integrated video chat to the upcoming MyTouch 4G Android smartphone.
Apple’s new FaceTime software for Macs, which lets Mac users video chat with iPhone 4 and iPod Touch FaceTime users, apparently has a gaping security hole which could compromise your Apple ID password, the site MacNotes reports.
Tango, makers of a cross-platform mobile video chat application for iPhone and Android phones, announced today that its app has been downloaded 1 million times in its first 10 days of release.
Guest Post Andreas Bernström is chief executive of Rebtel, a VOIP calling service.
Vchatter, a video chat application originally launched on Facebook, announced Tuesday that it has expanded its service to a standalone website.
vChatter, a video chat startup led by online dating pioneer Will Bunker, has raised $250,000 in seed funding.
Skype just released the latest beta version of its Skype 5 Windows client – which along with a more streamlined interface and the usual bug fixes, adds one major new feature: the ability to video chat with up to 10 people.