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Outlook.com and Skype integration starts to roll out

Microsoft has integrated Outlook.com with Skype in several countries, including the U.K., the U.S. and Germany, offering users the ability to tap Skype functions and contacts from within the interface of the webmail application.

Microsoft updates Skype with HD for iPhone and iPad, adds mobile BI app

Microsoft upgrades its Skype app to add HD video, while offering mobile users a chance to tap into its "live data" business intelligence app for Excel.

Review: Sketch on Skype with whiteboard add-on IDroo

Skype's great for chatting, but it could be more collaborative. With the IDroo whiteboard add-on, you can communicate visually.

Business travel expenses plummet, but SBOs are picking up more of the bill

Minimize travel and entertainment expenses with these technologies and tips.

Clownfish for Skype

Review: Clownfish for Skype translates as you type

The Clownfish for Skype add-on translates to and from over 50 languages as you type. It's not perfect, but it's convenient and gives you the gist of what's said.

Review: G-Recorder backs up Skype convos to Gmail

In Skype, backing up is hard to do. G-Recorder not only backs up your chats, it backs them up to Gmail.

Ballmer outlines the road ahead for Microsoft Office, Skype, 'Bing Now'

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer outlines how Microsoft plans to reinvent the future of documents, collaboration, anticipatory data, and gaming.

Report: Microsoft helped NSA circumvent its own encryption

Microsoft helped the National Security Agency circumvent the company's own encryption in order to conduct surveillance on email accounts through Outlook.com, according to a new report in the Guardian.

What Microsoft's new product groups mean for Windows, Office, and more

Microsoft realigns groups by function rather than platform or product, aiming for a smoother development cycle internally, and a smoother user experience externally.

Microsoft's Kevin Turner

Microsoft COO Turner says even more innovation is coming this year

Was Microsoft's launch of Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Office 365, and more not enough for you? Microsoft's Kevin Turner says you ain't seen nothing yet.