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Skype makes group video calling free on Windows, Mac, and Xbox One


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Skype introduced group video calling officially back in 2010, and offers support for up to 10 people, but the feature has been a premium service for paying customers since it exited beta. The group calling feature is now free, however, with Skype announcing general availability for everyone on Windows, Mac and Xbox On….

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Skype Posts Bug Fix

Skype was down for a better part of day this week because of a buggy update (so what’s new?!)  They have released a simple update for Windows users and Mac and Linux fixes are on the way. Guess who is getting blamed?! 😉 Microsoft!

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Podcast: May 14, 2011

Don’t forget that the entire second hour is dedicated to answering your questions.

Gary Baker will be a judge at this year’s Fifth Annual Battle of the Entrepreneurial Improv

Podcast: May 14, 2011 – Hour 1
Podcast: May 14, 2011 – Hour 2


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Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion

No sooner had rumors begun about a fight for Skype between Microsoft, Google and Facebook, than Remond, WA biggest business announced victory…but an expensive one, $8.5 billion for a company valued at $2-3 billion.  One author sees this as an expensive game of “keep away” for Microsoft. What do you think?

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Skype Adds Video Chat to iPhones!

Holy Bandwidth, Batman, if you thought network congestion was bad on AT&T before, “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet”!  With just one day left before the new year, Skype releases an upgrade that allows its iPhone/iPad app to do video calls.  You will NOT need Apple’s FaceTime function to make this work; any old 3G network will do.  So if you have a device with a front facing camera and the new Skype app, you are good to go anywhere you can get a network connection, like to your buddy at home on his computer.

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