Love it or hate it, Microsoft is a company that brings out strong emotions in just about every IT professional. With 2011 over, it's time for our picks.
Here's a rundown of the latest concerns and tips to keep the hackers and thieves at bay.
Now that smartphones have Skype, Google Voice, and a dozen other mobile VoIP apps, why do consumers still need to pay monthly fees for voice service?
Hangouts and AnyMeeting both have free and elegant chat interfaces. Depending on what you’re looking for, however, other services might suit you better.
Entertainment companies seeking to trace people who are illegally file sharing may be interested in new research that could identify file-sharers through their Skype accounts.
The Internet phone service won't suddenly support only Windows, Microsoft assured customers as the acquisition becomes final.
You may not see a lot of change at first, but the possibilities of Skype integrated into Windows Phone 7, Windows Live Essentials, and Microsoft Office are intriguing.