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iToi's video chatting accessory is a sight to behold

This iPad case may look kind of odd, but it addresses a lot of the issues you can run into with FaceTime and Skype chats on your tablet.

on techhive.com

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Snapchat, Skype hacks offer security lessons, experts say

A Snapchat breach revealed millions of user names and phone numbers and Skype's social media got hijacked, reminding of the need for good security practices.

EU court rejects Cisco's challenge to Microsoft-Skype merger

Microsoft and Skype have enough competition in Europe, the court ruled

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Microsoft releases Lync for Windows 8.1; app still looks like Skype

Microsoft has updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, which still looks too much like a certain Microsoft-owned VoIP app.

Skype, Microsoft cleared in Luxembourg NSA investigation

Luxembourg's data protection authority cleared Microsoft and its subsidiary Skype of data protection violations related to the U.S. National Security Agency's Prism spying program, the agency said Monday.

Shh! Skype may filter out annoying typing sounds

Microsoft's Skype app may end up filtering out the annoying tap-tap-tap of typing fingers in future revisions.

Bona fides, benefits, and baggage: Rating 5 favorites for Microsoft's next CEO

Although Microsoft may be considering a number of qualified candidates, conventional wisdom says five front-runners are vying to lead the company forward.

Skype backtracks, won't kill PC peripheral compatibility (yet)

Skype decides it won't kill all aspects of its desktop API just yet, after facing widespread backlash on the decision to do so.