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Google Voice Spam Filter Blocks Unwanted Calls

A new Global Spam Filter feature for Google Voice uses input from all Google Voice users to identify and block unwanted calls.

Must-Have Downloads for School

At college, you'll spend a lot of time with your PC. We've collected some free and low-budget favorites to make it easy to get to work (and play).

Google's Path to Google+ Took 7 Years

The Google+ social network is the culmination of seven years of trial and error with over a dozen Google products and services.


Skype Expected on iPad

A Skype exec reportedly confirms the imminent release of an iPad Skype app.


Skype Sale Approved, PS Vita Delayed, and Wii U Specs

On this week's World Tech Update: Microsoft's Skype purchase is approved, Playstation Vita will ship later than promised, Nintendo's Wii U won't be much more powerful, and more.


Google's Father's Day Reminder Sparks Backlash

Google finds itself in hot water over Father's Day promotion of its VoIP service in Gmail.

Skype Executives Depart After Microsoft Buyout

Eight Skype executives have departed the company following Microsoft's $8.5 billion buyout in May, a Skype spokeswoman confirmed on Monday.

Skype Down Again--Is Microsoft to Blame?

Skype has suffered another service outage, and seems to be experiencing more issues since the announcement that it is being acquired by Microsoft.

Alternatives to Popular Tech Products

Who says technology is a popularity contest? You don't need to buy the most famous name in software or hardware to get great tools.

Beware of Skype Voice Spam

Analysis: Malware authors are using fake Skype profiles and robo-calls to drive you to infectious Web sites. It's time for Skype to clean up its security act.