Over the weekend, I noticed that the desktop version of Skype was being offered an upgrade that replaced that app with the modern version.
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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.
Skype is now showing advertisements in the notification panel for bots which is likely the start of more invasive ads for Microsoft products.
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.
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?