Faster Forward: Skype


Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 08/22/2011

GroupMe to be acquired by Skype; text messaging in trouble?

Skype has agreed to acquire GroupMe as the mobile messaing landscape continues to change.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:37 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Skype WiFi now available on iOS devices

Skype over WiFi is now officially available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:49 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Skype adds video call support for most Android devices

Skype said video calls should now work on a host of Android devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:33 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Facebook announces video calling

Facebook announced a partnership with Skype to bring video calling to the social network

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:10 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Skype, Microsoft, Social networking

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 07/06/2011

What will Facebook’s ‘awesome’ news be?

Facebook will make an announcement today, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has promised it’s “awesome.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:38 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, Tablets, Online Music, Skype, Microsoft, Google

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Skype releases video app for Android

Six phones will get access to Skype’s Android app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:04 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Google, Mobile

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Skype hit with another small outage, fix on its way

The outage is the second small-scale disruption in the past few weeks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:12 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Skype releases easy fix for Microsoft, Mac fix coming

An update fixes a Skype glitch that locked some users out

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mac, Skype

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Skype down for some; Company offers fix

Skype suffered an outage Thursday morning.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Microsoft

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Popular alternatives to Skype

Microsoft bought Skype this morning; what other services are out there?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Skype

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

The companies said Skype will support Microsoft devices such as the Xbox, Kinect and Windows Phone.

By Cecilia Kang  |  01:18 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Skype

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

The companies said Skype will support Microsoft devices such as the Xbox, Kinect and Windows Phone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:27 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Skype