Archive for March, 2012

Microsoft integration: Skype & Bing toolbar promo and credit exchange

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Skype is distributing Bing toolbars and accepting Bing Rewards credits, first steps in Skype fitting in at Microsoft. Really cool integration needs a cloud Skype platform. [...]
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9 ways #Skype could be more open for developers

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Skype remains too restrictive for developers. Here are nine ways Skype could promote innovation, trust, investment, and excitement in its platforms. [...]
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It?s Not Over

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

JP Rangaswami sounds off on the end of central control. I explain, using Skype vs Telcos and Skype vs. ecosystem, why the war for personal power is far from over. [...]
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Lonely and Lonelier

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

People go elsewhere to find Skype friends. Why doesn’t Skype help them find the right people to talk with? [...]
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Happy Birthdate: Privacy, Skype and PII

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Skype’s birthday reminders show birth year, personally identifiable information useful in identity theft. Three things Skype can do to fix this. [...]
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RIP Eric Salvatierra, 39, former Skype VP and CFO

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Eric Salvatierra Killed By Caltrain: How Did PayPal Executive Die? [...]
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37.5 Million Concurrent Skype Users Today, Up 1.5 From Yesterday

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Skype’s dial tone set a new record, jumping 20% in 60 days, with 37.5 million people logged in concurrently at 11:00AM Pacific today, at a pace more than twice as fast as last year. [...]
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Skype?s 2012 Streak Continues: New High of 36 Million Concurrent Users Sunday

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

36 million people were signed into Skype on Sunday, 11 March 2012, a new record. Four possible explanations include Latin American adoption, faster software release cycles, better UX, and mobile apps. [...]
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The “Asterisk” Story

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Editor’s Note:  Its been awhile but we are back.  Big changes coming soon.  Had to take leave but that is now in the past.  I wanted to start off with posting this Origin story about Asterisk is you haven’t committed their story to memory.Origin stories are all the rage these days, and while perhaps the [...]

New iPad (iPAD 3, iPad HD) Specs and Photos

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

New iPad (iPAD 3, iPad HD) Specs and Photos
With the announcement of New iPad which we were refering as iPad 3, iPad 4G and
even iPad HD, Apple’s website now has the images and technical specs of the new iPad. Pretty good and I think I will get one if I can offload my [...]