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How to Use BlackBerry PlayBook Video Chat Behind the Firewall

If you're having trouble with the BlackBerry PlayBook Video Chat application while connected to a corporate network, here's what to do.

Microsoft Brings Skype from Living Room to Board Room

Skype is an icon of online communications for consumers, but the Microsoft purchase gives Skype established credibility with business customers as well.

Microsoft Announces $8.5 Billion Skype Acquisition

Microsoft announced it will acquire Skype for $8.5 billion, and CEO Steve Ballmer told reporters why.

Microsoft Deal Will Boost Open Skype Alternatives

Though it promises otherwise, Microsoft is unlikely to keep Skype going on competing platforms. Here are a few open source options.

Microsoft-Skype: A Win for Facebook, Loss for Google

The Microsoft purchase of Skype for $8.5 billion has benefits for Facebook, and leaves Google scrambling in the dust.

Microsoft Talks Skype's Future After $8.5B Buy

Skype will be blended into lots of existing Microsoft products, but Microsoft stressed that it'll keep building Skype across other platforms.


Microsoft Set to Acquire Skype: Report

Microsoft is close to finalizing a deal to buy Internet phone company Skype Technologies for over US$7 billion, and a deal could be announced by Tuesday...

Google Voice: Are You Missing Out on the Coolest Features?

Google and Sprint didn't exactly cover themselves in glory last week. The much hyped integration of Google Voice and Sprint fell flat on its face.

Google-Skype Deal Could Create Communications Powerhouse

The rumored joint venture would have the features, and users, to out-compete Microsoft in cloud collaboration market.

Google Android 2.3.4 Adds Video Chat

The video chatting feature is integrated into Google Talk, and unlike Apple's Face Time, it works over Wi-Fi and 3G/4G.