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Skype new version supports group screen sharing

Skype just released 5.7 beta for Windows which supports group screen sharing. This is the first time Skype supporting group screen sharing on its Windows version. Although Skype 5.2 for Mac supports this feature already. The new features of the … Read More …

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More Than 16,000 Teachers Signed On Skype Classroom

More than 16,000 teachers have signed up on Skype in the Classroom, since a beta version was launched in December. Skype has been going on for many, many years, and teachers have been finding each other and they’ve been finding … Read More …

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Video: More Educators Use Skype for Tutoring Lessons

More and more educators are turning to Skype to conduct long-distance lessons and even drum up new business. Skype in the Classroom offers numerous benefits to classrooms, teachers and students around the world. Rich Skype addons, like IDroo(whiteboard sharing), SuperTintin(video … Read More …

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Skype New Version Improves Screen Sharing

Skype released Skype 5.6 for Windows today. The new version have improved the way you start and control screen sharing during a call. When you start a ‘Share screens’ session there is now an introductory message where you can select … Read More …

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The Prince of Wales makes a call using Skype

The Prince of Wales makes a call using Skype during a visit to open @age_uk Tavis House, London.
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Skype New Version 5.5 for Deeper Facebook integration

Skype just released its new production version 5.5 Upgrade now and take advantage of these new features and improvements. Skype to Facebook instant messaging New and updated emoticons New login experience Improved call controls Improved video calling reliability Simplified installer … Read More …

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CNN: Job interviews on Skype

CNN — If you haven’t already had an important meeting — like a job interview — on Skype, chances are that you will. Get ready for your close-up. By Anne Fisher Now that Microsoft (MSFT) is shelling out $8.5 billion … Read More …

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Microsoft near to $7 Billion Deal to Buy Skype

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) is close to an agreement to buy Skype Technologies SA for more than $7 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter. An accord may be announced as early as today though … Read More …

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AOL Launches “Incredibly Easy” Video Chat Service

AOL is on the verge of launching a “shiny new video chat product dubbed ‘AV’”. And it actually looks pretty good. It’s video chat, but super-simple. You don’t need an account to use it. You don’t need anything (besides, sadly, … Read More …

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Mashable:7 Tips for Launching a Successful Podcast

By Brian Casel Brian Casel is a web designer and co-host of Freelance Jam, the live web show for independent professionals who build the web. Connect with Brian on Twitter @CasJam. Full version on Mashable … “Podcasts are among the … Read More …

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Qik released new version for Android and iPhone

Qik just announced its new version for Android and iPhone. The Video Connect Plus app for iPhone/iOS is free this week. It’s normally $2.99! “Qik Video Connect is the only mobile video calling solution that also enables video mail. Can’t … Read More …

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A New Version Skype is available

A New Version Skype 5.3.0.111 is available. What’s new in this version 5.3.0.111: Group video calling (beta) Skype Home Integration with Facebook Offline instant messaging New contact search and improved contact adding Enhanced call quality experience User interface refresh. You … Read More …

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Skype teams with LifeSize Passport for room based video conferencing

“LifeSize, a division of Logitech has qualified its LifeSize® Passport™ HD video conferencing product to be the first room-based, business-class video conferencing solution to be plugged into Skype™, adding the ability for LifeSize Passport users to now conduct video calls … Read More …

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How to Record Skype Conversations on Linux

Record conversations with skype into mp3’s on Linux(Ubuntu)! sudo apt-get install vsound sox sox-dev lame build-essential Ok. We now have installed lame for mp3 encoding, and vsound, sox, and sox-dev for the program’s dependancies. We have also installed build-essential, which … Read More …

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Emma Roberts Auditioned For Scream 4 Over Skype

According to http://perezhilton.com/2011-04-13-emma-roberts-auditioned-for-scream-4-over-skype Emma Roberts’ new movie, Scream 4, is set to debut this Friday, and the actress recently revealed that when she auditioned for the part of Jill for director Wes Craven, it was over a Skype session! She … Read More …

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If working remotely is the new 9-5, Skype is the switchboard

From http://thenextweb.com/apps/2011/04/05/if-working-remotely-is-the-new-9-5-skype-is-the-switchboard/ “Oh, Skype, how we love you here at The Next Web, as our offices in Amsterdam are quite the commute for our U.S. and U.K. based editors. You host our water cooler conversations and allow me the pleasure … Read More …

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Skype 5.3 for Windows Released

Skype just released Skype 5.3 for Windows. We have run a full test and SuperTintin can work perfectly with Skype 5.3! From Skype’s release notes: Improved quality of video received from Skype on mobile devices Skype shows users’ presence icons … Read More …

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6 top video chat services

Video chat services allow their users to talk to have an unprecedented level of interaction, and they’re especially popular among people with long distance friends and family members as well as business people. When you choose a video chat service, … Read More …

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Paltalk CEO Comments on Future of Online Video Chatting

Online video chatting has become more and more popular in recent years with Skype, Chatroulette and new social chat start up SocialEyes. Paltalk, an online video chat technology based in Long Island, has been around since 1998 and is the … Read More …

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Rumor: Skype and Facebook Video integration

Rumor says that Facebook and Skype have resumed talks about integrating the video conferencing technology on the social network. The two companies first talked about a potential partnership in September 2010, but they could not reach an agreement, according to … Read More …

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