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Microsoft’s Xbox One isn’t just a gaming console

If you think the upcoming Xbox One gaming console from Microsoft is just about games like Halo, think again. Recently,...

October 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

News briefs April 26, 2013

News briefs April 26, 2013

Toronto-based unified communications solutions maker Aastra Technologies is conducting an informal review of its options -- including a sale or...

April 26th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Who cares if Microsoft listens to my Skype calls?

Who cares if Microsoft listens to my Skype calls?

Is Skype secure or not? That's been a hot question in the last month (see here for example) as certain...

August 1st, 2012 Howard Solomon

Skype bug sends messages to wrong contacts

Skype bug sends messages to wrong contacts

SAN FRANCISCO - Skype users who recently updated their instant messaging service are being warned that a bug in the...

July 18th, 2012 sarah jacobsson purewal

Skype for Linux 4.0 officially hits the streets

Skype for Linux 4.0 officially hits the streets

SAN FRANCISCO -- When Microsoft bought Skype just a little over a year ago, Linux fans far and wide feared...

June 20th, 2012 Katherine Noyes

Cisco fights Microsoft on Skype

Cisco fights Microsoft on Skype

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Does Cisco Systems Inc. have non-buyer's remorse over the Microsoft/Skype union? Cisco this week appealed the European Commission's approval...

February 16th, 2012 Jim Duffy

Skype acquiring startup GroupMe for group messaging

Skype acquiring startup GroupMe for group messaging

Internet calling company Skype said Sunday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GroupMe, a startup that...

August 22nd, 2011 John Ribeiro

India wants to intercept Skype, Google communications

India wants to intercept Skype, Google communications

BANGALORE -- The controversy over India's demand that it be allowed to monitor online and mobile communications resurfaced again on Wednesday,...

July 13th, 2011 John Ribeiro

Facebook introduces Skype video calling

Facebook introduces Skype video calling

SEATTLE  -- Facebook has announced a new video chat capability it will roll out in conjunction with Skype, in what...

July 6th, 2011 Nancy Gohring