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Bloomberg:
Microsoft is alienating regular and long-time users of Skype by refocusing the product for the corporate market, which has made the app more complex   —  It's relatively easy these days to find critics of Skype, the popular online calling service that Microsoft acquired in 2011 for $8.5 billion.
May 12, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft launches Microsoft Audience Network, an AI-based platform for advertisers that uses data from Bing, Outlook, Skype, LinkedIn, more to target audiences   —  Microsoft, which has quietly built a $6.9 billion/year advertising business through its Bing search engine …
May 3, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Starship Technologies launches autonomous robot delivery service aimed at corporate and academic campuses in Europe and US, with ~1K robots rolling out in 2018   —  Starship Technologies, a robotics startup created by Skype's cofounders, has launched a large-scale commercial autonomous delivery service aimed …
Apr 30, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Skype unveils Content Creators mode, in preview on Windows 10 and Mac now, to record calls via NDI-compatible multi-user streaming software, out this summer   —  Here's a little trade secret: podcasters and radio show hosts use Skype a lot.  It's helpful for adding remote guests with minimal fuss.
Apr 6, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Reuters:
Traders in the over-the-counter cryptocurrency market move hundreds of millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies daily using Skype and other messaging platforms   —  NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Trading firms are negotiating buying, selling and lending digital currencies like bitcoin and ether over Skype …
Apr 2, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Music app Genius debuts its own take on Stories, to combine Genius artist interviews with YouTube content like concert footage, music video clips, and playlists   —  Genius, the big database of song lyrics and musical knowledge, is today launching its own version of “stories,” …
Apr 2, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton invests $50M in newly-formed Signal Foundation, a non-profit that will maintain Signal app, and joins as its executive chairman   —  IN THE FOUR or so years since it launched, end-to-end encrypted messaging app Signal has become the security community's gold standard …
Feb 21, 2018, 2:11 PMIn context
Shaun Nichols / The Register:
Microsoft says it fixed Skype security flaw allowing DLL hijacking in Oct. 2017 when it released version 8; vulnerability still in versions 7.40 and lower   —  Oh yeah, we patched that in October, Windows giant yawns  —  Microsoft has poured a bucket of cold water on people freaking …
Feb 15, 2018, 8:35 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Skype update installer found to be susceptible to DLL hijacking, potentially giving system-level privileges; Microsoft says fix will come when app is rewritten   —  The bug grants a low-level user access to every corner of the operating system.  —  A security flaw in Skype's updater process …
Feb 13, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Skype partners with Open Whisper Systems, which makes Signal, to begin testing of end-to-end encrypted “Private Conversations”   —  Secured using the same encryption standard behind the Signal app  —  Microsoft is testing a new feature for Skype: end-to-end encrypted chat conversations …
Jan 11, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context

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