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Google Voice's website gets Hangouts integration, no Google+ account required

You can now use Hangouts to call your contacts via the Google Voice website even if you don't have a Google+ account.

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Microsoft 'remasters' Skype iPhone app to solve messaging bugs

Microsoft's Skype team said the new iPhone app version, due in a week, will finally be on a par with its Android and iOS counterparts. In particular, the pesky offline messaging bugs will be solved, the team promises.

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T-Mobile rolls out voice over LTE, HD voice in Seattle

Carrying voice calls over LTE means faster call setup, the carrier said. And it beats AT&T's own announcement, too.

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Watch out Google Hangouts: Skype rolls out free group video calling

Talking to a bunch of your buds just got a whole lot less costly for Skype users.

How to Stay Connected When Traveling Abroad

Taking a trip? Here’s how to avoid the exorbitant costs of international Internet access, phone calls, text messaging.

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Net neutrality ruling complicates U.S. transition to IP networks

The court's ruling raises questions about the FCC's authority to require VoIP providers to compete calls and carry all traffic.

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Group files complaint against Verizon on 'forced' VOIP conversions

Verizon is converting some traditional telephone customers to VoIP without their permission, advocacy group says.

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Secusmart puts its BlackBerry encryption chip to work on the desktop

Secusmart is also behind a new voice encryption app that could help multinational, multiplatform enterprises

AT&T seeks trials to move all customers off wired phone service

The carrier is seeking FCC approval to run tests that would eventually spell the end of TDM phone service.