Archive for the 'Skype' Category

Happy Birthdate: Privacy, Skype and PII

Tuesday, April 24th, 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, April 24th, 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

Tuesday, April 24th, 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

Tuesday, April 24th, 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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Tencent QQ still 3.5x bigger, 5x more active than Skype

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

As of 30 Sep 2011, QQ had 711.7 million active IM user accounts, 145.4 million peak simultaneous users signed in. 3.5 times as many people and four times more connected than Skype.
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Hacktivists, Thieves, and Governments Drive Online Attacks

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

“Do we blindly trust any future government? Because any right we give away, we give away for good.” – Mikko Hypponen to TEDxBrussels, November 2011.
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Culture shift as Skype moves from Republican eBay to Democratic Microsoft?

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Culture misalignment may have hurt Skype during the eBay years. Is Microsoft a better cultural fit?
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Christensen leaves a cloudless Skype

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Without Jonathan Christensen, none of Skype’s execs are championing a platform strategy.
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Swedes protest on Facebook over telco #Telia blocking #netneutrality http://t.co/LZjq9GZW

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

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@evanwolf tweeted this on April 24, 2012 at 06:28AM . Swedes protest on Facebook over telco #Telia blocking #Skype. #netneutrality http://t.co/LZjq9GZW
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Swedes protest on Facebook over telco #Telia blocking #netneutrality http://t.co/LZjq9GZW

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

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@evanwolf tweeted this on April 24, 2012 at 06:28AM . Swedes protest on Facebook over telco #Telia blocking #Skype. #netneutrality http://t.co/LZjq9GZW
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