Tag "Skype"

Microsoft ups its ante, launches Skype Lite for India

Thomas George On his three-day visit to India, Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, has made a series of announcements and one of the  biggest one made at the Future Decoded conference today is the launch of ‘Skype Lite’,

Amazon ready to take on Skype & WebEx with new UC app, Chime

USA: Amazon Web Services today announced Amazon Chime, a new unified communications service that makes meetings easier and more efficient than ever before. Most meetings solutions are only good at one thing (e.g. voice calls, video conferencing, screen sharing, or

Skype Mingo, Microsoft’s latest attempt to be your ultimate channel for communication

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft is testing an ultimate communication hub for Android users. Currently, in alpha mode, “Skype Mingo” is designed as an alternative to the default messaging app for functions like calling, texting, and contact management. Or we should say, the new

Slack launches video-calling feature to take on Skype

By : CIOL Writers

Just a day after Skype launched real-time translation feature to mobile phones and landlines, its arch-rival Slack has launched video-calling feature, both one-to-one and group video calling. Slack says the video calling feature will be available first on Slack for

Skype expands real-time translation feature to mobile and landlines

By : CIOL Writers

Breaking the language barrier, Microsoft-owned video chat service Skype has expanded its real-time translation feature to both mobile and landlines. Powered by deep learning system, the feature was initially available only for Skype-to-Skype calls. The new version of Skype Preview

WhatsApp finally launches video-calling feature for everyone

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Though a little late but WhatsApp is finally launching video-calling on its platform. After rolling out the feature to selected users via the WhatsApp beta app on Android and Windows last month, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has now officially launched the much-awaited

Buying Skype Credit gets easier as prices now start at Rs 30

CHENNAI, INDIA: Skype users will now be able to buy Skype Credit from prices as low as Rs 30. Until now, Skype users in India could only buy Skype credit starting at Rs 300. “We are always looking to find

Wass Up Tech: Paying a price, Paying fines

INDIA: Security is changing many things. If announcements made at Cisco Live (yes, the networking giant is

Microsoft updates Skype for Linux

By : CIOL Writers

Skype users on Linux know how unstable and unreliable the platform is. Thankfully, a fix is

Skype provides local payment option to make calls

BANGALORE, INDIA: Skype users in India can now purchase Skype credit and subscriptions using Indian debit/Credit

Microsoft updates Skype for business

By : CIOL Writers

Staying in touch with your clients or sharing content online with your business colleagues has always

Now WhatsApp and Skype calls for Landline

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When was the last time you dialed a number from a fixed line? Think…continue…will be a

Skype is Dumping Qik App

By : CIOL Writers

On February 22, 2016, Microsoft declared their plans to retire the Skype Qik app on March

DU permits Skype Viva For PhD students; mandates plagiarism check

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  Scholars pursuing PhD at Delhi University (DU) can now appear for their viva

Who is saying what on Net Neutrality?

MUMBAI, INDIA: The recommendation by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) committee to regulate only domestic Internet-based

Now use Skype for Web without downloading it

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Skype has announced via a blogpost that users can now use Skype on

A look at issues plaguing Net Neutrality

MUMBAI, INDIA: Share a picture you took in the restaurant last night? WhatsApp! Had a video

Is Airtel Zero violating Net Neutrality? DoT will decide

MUMBAI, INDIA: Days after Bharti Airtel launched its Airtel Zero plan, which allegedly violates net neutrality,