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Microsoft says its boxed software probably will be gone within a decade

The software giant is betting that, over the next 10 years, most people will voluntarily pay for subscriptions instead of purchasing boxed software.

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Skype extends coverage of Manager administration tool

Skype's Web-based management tool Manager for businesses is now available in over 170 countries and for all subscriptions, allowing companies to centrally control their usage of the service.

Skycam camera would harness Skype to deliver streaming video

The would-be camera -- which its co-founder is looking to crowd-fund -- connects to the Internet using Microsoft's Skype service.

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Skype preview starts rolling out to Outlook.com users

After months of teasing (and years of Google Voice on Gmail), Skype finally starts rolling out to Outlook.com users.

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Microsoft previews Skype for Outlook.com

Microsoft is rolling out a preview version of Skype for Outlook.com, allowing users to make calls and send instant messages from within the webmail service using a browser plugin.

Twitter, Pinterest, Skype founders advise Japan entrepreneurs

A host of celebrity tech executives, including the founders of Twitter, Pinterest, Evernote and Android, converged in Tokyo this week, invited as part of an ambitious effort to modernize Japan's economy through entrepreneurship.

Bitcoin mining malware spreading on Skype, researcher says

A spam campaign on Skype is spreading malware with Bitcoin mining capabilities.

Review: Free Video Call Recorder for Skype records unlimited video and audio for free

Free Video Call Recorder for Skype is a simple yet effective utility that makes it easy to record both audio and video Skype calls.

Microsoft details law enforcement requests in new report

Following similar disclosures from companies like Google and Twitter, Microsoft has for the first time released statistics about requests it has received from law enforcement agencies for data about its users, and the criteria it employs to decide how it will respond.

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Skype preview for Windows Phone 8 gets HD video

The latest version of the Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview has support for HD video calls on some phones and reinstated integration with the People hub.

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