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Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 gets native voice call transfers and Cortana integration

Skype is getting even deeper integration with Windows Phone in version 8.1 including seamless voice call transfers and voice command video calls.

Skype for Outlook.com rolls out worldwide with new HD video call support

Now you can chat about how much email stinks while achieving inbox zero.

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Two Skype irritations, gone: message syncing and mobile performance improve

Skype knows it needs to do better with mobile, and it's starting with the basics: speedier run times and syncing that's less clunky as you move among devices.

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iToi's video chatting accessory is a sight to behold

This iPad case may look kind of odd, but it addresses a lot of the issues you can run into with FaceTime and Skype chats on your tablet.

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Snapchat, Skype hacks offer security lessons, experts say

A Snapchat breach revealed millions of user names and phone numbers and Skype's social media got hijacked, reminding of the need for good security practices.

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Microsoft releases Lync for Windows 8.1; app still looks like Skype

Microsoft has updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, which still looks too much like a certain Microsoft-owned VoIP app.

Shh! Skype may filter out annoying typing sounds

Microsoft's Skype app may end up filtering out the annoying tap-tap-tap of typing fingers in future revisions.

Report: Skype being investigated in Luxembourg over NSA spying links

Skype is under investigation by the Luxembourg data protection authority for allegedly cooperating with the National Security Agency's Prism spying program.

Revamped Skype app for Android tablets oozes Windows-esque style

Skype's Android app has received a much-needed overhaul, adding a new look and greatly improved video call quality.

Xbox One's Kinect, Skype app were designed for privacy

Fear not, potential Xbox One users: Kinect never lets your face touch the cloud.