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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.


The Best Web Apps and Online Services: Get the Most Out of the Cloud

By using Web-based applications and storing your files online, you can work from anywhere, on any device, for next to nothing.

Cloud Phone Services Offer Flexible Calling Options

Skype and Google Voice let you make and receive calls at low rates (even for free), and they provide an array of useful extra features.

Skype Glitch Fixed, No Big Deal

Skype has launched a fix for their recent glitch. For now though, it's just for Windows.