Both iPhone and iPad users will also be able to more easily start or answer a Skype chat or phone call.
The new version of Office puts an emphasis on collaboration. Meanwhile, Quirky -- the company behind Wink and other smart-home products -- files for bankruptcy.
The problem keeps you from changing your status, which means you may not be able to go online with the mobile or desktop app, so Skype suggests using the Web version for now.
The popular voice calling and messaging app has a new look and improved features that should make it more appealing to iPhone, iPad and Android users.
Want to know who's calling on Skype without looking at the phone? Now you can use custom ringtones just like you would for regular calls.
Slowly expanding its repetoire, the real-time translation software can now speak six different languages.
Microsoft's plan to drop the Modern version of Skype for Windows has created a bunch of unanswered questions. Here are a few clarifications from the Skype team.
Microsoft will broaden the pool of testers for Skype for Web to include even more countries "in the next few weeks."
The EU has plans for Google and Facebook, Sky has won its scrap with Skype and Tom Hardy has his sights set on a punishing superhero role.
The judgment prevents Microsoft from trademarking the Skype name and logo in Europe.
The world's largest social network goes toe-to-toe with Apple's FaceTime and Microsoft's Skype.
Forget the vengeful ghosts of wronged classmates, the Mac OS X desktop is the star of this surprisingly effective horror flick.
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