Microsoft is introducing the ability to blur the background in Skype calls.
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Microsoft tests new Skype statuses with Skype Insiders.
Microsoft brings a major accessibility feature to both PowerPoint and Skype.
Microsoft Office apps are getting a new identity as part of a major overhaul.
Skype is getting native integration for OneDrive, allowing you to share files with a few clicks.
Microsoft has brought Skype audio and video calling to the Alexa platform. And it works with all modern Alexa devices.
The launch of the Skype integration on Amazon's Echo devices seems to be right around the corner.
Microsoft this released the latest version of its Skype experience to the web in preview form.
Bad news for those hoping to stick with the classic desktop version of Skype: Microsoft is pulling the plug. Again.
Today, Amazon announced numerous new smart home products, among them a smart display that will include Skype video call support. Oops.
Microsoft is now offering its first external peek at SMS Connect for Skype, which lets you receive Android-based text messages on your PC.
It's finally here.
Microsoft continues to rapidly tweak modern Skype as it looks to eventually kill classic Skype.
Skype's end-to-end encrypted Private Conversations are now rolling out to all users across platforms.
Microsoft today started testing a Spotify add-on for the modern versions of its Skype app.
Microsoft is extending the life of Skype Classic, version 7.0, after strong customer feedback when trying to force those users to version 8.0.
Microsoft is working to bring a compact view back to the modern versions of Skype and the team is looking for feedback about functionality.
Over the weekend, I noticed that the desktop version of Skype was being offered an upgrade that replaced that app with the modern version.
Two years ago, we were still debating whether Microsoft should buy Slack to gain credibility in the market for chat-based collaboration.
You can finally tell when someone reads your messages on Skype with support for read receipts coming soon.
Microsoft is working on a improved group video calling experience for Skype on Windows 10, as well as improved customization options, more.
Microsoft is finally adding the ability to record Skype calls but there are a couple questions that need to be answered first.
Microsoft is updating the Skype app for Android devices to better work with low end Android hardware.
Microsoft is finally turning on the ability to encrypt messages with Skype but there are several caveats including it is not on by default.
The modern Skype still isn't here for Windows 10 devices, but Microsoft is bringing a couple of Fluent Design improvements instead.
Microsoft is ending support for Facebook login on Skype which is an odd move as this is not going to help with user-growth.