Podcast: Skype wins in a sinking economy

COO Scott Durchslag says the ailing economy actually benefits his company as people look for new ways to save money.

LAS VEGAS--At the CES show here, Skype Chief Operating Officer Scott Durchslag tells Larry Magid how the bad economy is actually good for Skype as people flock to value. He also talks about new Skype software and the explosion of video over his company's service.


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About the author

Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate. He's been writing and speaking about Internet safety since he wrote Internet safety guide "Child Safety on the Information Highway" in 1994. He is co-director of ConnectSafely.org, founder of SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com, and a board member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Larry's technology analysis and commentary can be heard on CBS News and CBS affiliates, and read on CBSNews.com. He also writes a personal-tech column for the San Jose Mercury News. You can e-mail Larry.

 

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