The Chinese government isn't too happy with some VoIP apps that violate the local laws, so it's ordering app stores to remove apps like Skype.
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A new standalone Skype app built specifically for freelancers and business owners is launching this week as a limited preview in the US.
Microsoft has announced that its next-gen Skype client is now out of preview but you can only use it if you are running an older version of Windows.
Microsoft announced today that it has started rolling out Cortana inside of the Skype app for Android and iOS.
Did you seriously put your trust in Microsoft consumer offerings? OK, I did too. But maybe it's time to think differently.
Facing lots of negative feedback for its new Skype mobile client, Microsoft unveiled an update on iOS that addresses concerns.
Microsoft confirmed this morning that it will replace Skype for Business with Microsoft Teams.
Skype is releasing a beta for their modern app that brings the mobile UI to the desktop but it's not as bad as you think.
Your Microsoft account supports multiple aliases, and you can assign one of them to be your primary alias at any time.
Skype for Android was just updated with a new dark theme and several other features that should help assuage complaints.
Microsoft announced today that it is bringing PayPal to the mobile Skype apps, allowing users to transfer funds to each other.
Despite some backlash against the new mobile Skype clients, Microsoft this week is pushing forward with further app updates.
Microsoft and BMW announced today that they are bringing Skype for Business to the BMW 5-series cars.
Microsoft has announced that Skype for Windows Phone, Windows RT and its TVs will reach end of life on July 1, 2017.
Today, Microsoft announced a major new version of its Skype app for consumers. The app is available worldwide today on Android and iOS, but it will ship on Windows and Mac soon.
Microsoft reached out to me this morning to discuss a nice change coming to Skype notifications in Outlook.com and OneDrive on the web. These notifications are now much more configurable.
Buried in a set of somewhat confusing announcements last week, Microsoft revealed that it is changing how it supports traditional versions of Office moving forward. Is this the end of Microsoft Office as we know it?
Microsoft announced today that Skype Translator now offers real-time translation of spoken word Japanese.
The strange disconnect between how the core OS and its bundled apps are updated is one of the weirder aspects of the Windows 10 development cycle. And we've really seen that most obviously in recent weeks.
Microsoft announced today that its Skype extension for Chrome has been updated to support Microsoft and third party email and calendar services, as well as Twitter.
Skype Preview is the second Windows 10 in-box app to add support for the new Compact Overlay feature that is coming in the Creators Update.
Microsoft revealed this week that it is retiring Skype Wi-Fi as of March 31. But there's no word yet on its replacement, Microsoft Wi-Fi, which is part of Windows 10.
Today, announced the release of Skype Lite for Android, a special version of Skype built specifically for the India market.
Yesterday, I reported that the first Skype Preview build was available on Android. Well, it's available on iOS too, but in a far more limited fashion.
Microsoft has issued its first Skype Preview app release to those who signed up for the Skype Insider program.
While you can easily configure and use your Microsoft account on Windows, Android, and iOS, the Mac requires a bit more work.
Microsoft has fixed the inability to disable Skype notification sounds in its websites, and in doing so, they may have just saved my sanity as well.