Tag Archives: Skype

Skype for Linux Gets a Brand New Client

Microsoft’s Skype on Wednesday announced a new client for Linux with an updated user interface and one that allows you to share files, photos, and videos, as well as send a wide range of new emoticons. Skype already had a client for Linux but instead of providing an update to the dated client, it decided to release a separate client ... Read More »

Xiaomi, Microsoft enter Patent Licensing settlement; Xiaomi to Preload workplace, Skype

software program maker Microsoft Corp is promoting approximately 1,500 of its patents to chinese tool maker Xiaomi, a rare departure for the U.S. business enterprise and a part of what the 2 corporations say is the start of an extended-term partnership. The deal, introduced on Wednesday, also includes a patent go-licensing association and a dedication through Xiaomi to put in ... Read More »

Skype Co-Founder’s Ultra-Private Messaging App ‘Wire’ Gets Video Calling

A group of former Skype technologists, backed by the co-founder of the messaging platform, has introduced a new version of its own messaging service that promises end-to-end encryption for all conversations, including by video. Wire, a 50-person startup mostly made up of engineers, is stepping into a global political debate over encryption that pits privacy against security advocates, epitomised by ... Read More »

Skype for Linux Reportedly Facing Issues, Microsoft Accused of Neglecting OS

Several Linux users are reporting an issue with Skype, Microsoft’s instant messaging and VoIP calling service. Users report that Microsoft has broken the app’s ability to join calls. Microsoft is yet to acknowledge the issue. Two Linux enthusiasts who go by handle Boltgolt and Nickforallnl (Nick Vernij) penned the issue in a blog post signed by “lots of angry Linux ... Read More »

Skype Group Video Calling Starts Rolling Out to Android and iOS

Skype last month introduced the group video calling feature for Android, iOS, and Windows 10 Mobile. The firm at that time said the feature will roll out to users over the coming weeks. The company on Thursday finally started rolling out group video calling on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. The company adds that the feature is limited to ... Read More »

Skype Group Video Calling Starts Rolling Out to Android and iOS

Skype last month introduced the group video calling feature for Android, iOS, and Windows 10 Mobile. The firm at that time said the feature will roll out to users over the coming weeks. The company on Thursday finally started rolling out group video calling on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. The company adds that the feature is limited to ... Read More »

Microsoft Skype Teams Up With Paul McCartney for Love Mojis

Sir Paul McCartney, a musician who gained fame as one of the members of popular music band The Beatles, has helped Microsoft with the audio for the 10 new love-inspired ‘Mojis’. The new Valentine’s Day Mojis come as a part of the Skype app update that’s avaialble for Windows, OS X, Android, and iOS. Some of the Mojis included in ... Read More »

Trojan T9000 Bypasses Antivirus Suites to Spy on Skype Calls, Chats: Report

A newly discovered sophisticated backdoor trojan named T9000 is said to be targeting Skype users. The trojan steals information of a user by recording the conversation and capturing encrypted data. Furthermore, security researchers are warning that T9000 is also able to take screenshots of different applications on the victim’s computer. T9000 is designed to collect information from the victim’s system ... Read More »