Facebook debuts video chat

Jul 7, 2011
As expected, the big Facebook announcement yesterday was mostly centered around the video chat feature. It's already begun rolling out, maybe you...

It's Facebook "something awesome" day

Jul 6, 2011
Today's the day Facebook announces what has only officially been described as "something awesome". Therefore, among the possibilities: the '75...

Netherlands goes net neutral, Holland soon follows suit, as do the Dutch

Jun 23, 2011
It seemed to find its way into law by way of Skype, specifically people not wanting to be charged extra by their ISP for using big bandwidth things...

Skype on your TV

Jun 14, 2011
Comcast announced a deal with Skype yesterday to bring Skype calls to your TV through your cable. All you'll need is a camera, an adaptor box, and...

Skype down again

Jun 7, 2011
This latest outage seems to be affecting Europe, primarily, although reports are coming in from Japan and Australia about problems there as well....

Bill Gates pushed for the Skype deal

May 18, 2011
In a new interview, the Microsoft founder says he was a fan of the deal and pushed hard to make it come true. He did this from his position on the...

Microsoft buying Skype

May 10, 2011
Microsoft, a company that apparently has 8.5 billion dollars just sitting around, is evidently purchasing Skype for a figure rumored to be close to...

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Is Russia cracking down on the Internet?

Apr 13, 2011
Last week, we reported on the outage of blogging site Live Journal that left President Dmitry Medvedev miffed. This week, Reuters is reporting that...

Skype goes down

Dec 23, 2010
The popular internet telephony service crashed hard yesterday, booting millions of users offline. As of today, the service is staggering back to...

Skype exec leaves after a month, blog comments to blame

Aug 19, 2010
In a weird story about the messenger becoming the message, Madhu Yarlagadda has left Skype after only a month on the job as Chief Development...