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How to disable banner ads in Skype

When you're talking with friends, family, or coworkers, the last thing you want to be annoyed by is an advertisement.

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How to export your Skype contacts

Changing Skype accounts soon? Grab a copy of your contact list information from your current account before you switch.

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Skype notifications will no longer bug you on multiple devices

Notifications will only ring in on your active device thanks to a new feature.

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Microsoft to kill Skype for Windows Phone 7

The Windows Phone 7 version is being retired, which means it will no longer be available for download, and people won't be able to use it on their existing WP7 device.

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Four ways to keep in touch with parents when away at school

Going away for college will be some of the best years of your life, but you're still going to need to talk to your parents.

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Now Microsoft's Cortana can help you place a Skype call

A Skype for Windows Phone update integrates the virtual assistant. You can make a call by saying. "Skype, get Mom on the screen," Microsoft says.

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Google's self-driving car has no steering wheel

If you don't need a driver, then you don't need a steering wheel? Google takes self-driving cars to the next level, Microsoft demos real-time language translation on Skype, and Samsung has a plan to make health-tracking wristbands more useful.

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Google's self-driving car has no steering wheel

If you don't need a driver, then you don't need a steering wheel? Google takes self-driving cars to the next level, Microsoft demos real-time language translation on Skype, and Samsung has a plan to make health-tracking wristbands more useful.

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Microsoft readies real-time language translator for Skype

Skype Translator currently supports about 40 languages and is expected to roll out later this year as a Windows 8 beta.

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Beware the Internet Explorer security bug

A security flaw in Microsoft’s Web browser makes it possible for hackers to hijack computers, AOL warns users to change passwords after a cyberattack, and Skype stops charging for group video chats.

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Microsoft makes freebie of Skype group video calls

The company is making Skype group video calling a free, cross-platform feature, starting with the Windows desktop, Mac, and Xbox One platforms.

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Beware the Internet Explorer security bug

A security flaw in Microsoft’s Web browser makes it possible for hackers to hijack computers, AOL warns users to change passwords after a cyberattack, and Skype stops charging for group video chats

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