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  • Microsoft's first Nokia phone is an Android

    Volish services will include Skype, Outlook and OneDrive internet storage apps all come pre-loaded.
  • Skype can do real time translations

    Software king of the world Microsoft has opened its kimono on a "real-time" language translation feature for Skype.
  • Delays hinder Microsoft Nokia deal

    Observers are not too stressed at the delays. It took Vole five months to complete its purchase of online chat company Skype in 2011.
  • Microsoft does some more management shuffling

    Bates is the former Skype CEO who was in charge of Microsoft's business development, will leave immediately. He was our favourite as a potential CEO candidate to succeed Steve Ballmer because we planned to call him Master Bates throughout his term of office. No word about what his cunning plan is.
  • Microsoft turns bosses into the NSA

    Barry Castle, senior product marketing manager Lync and Skype told Network World that from a reporting perspective, Lync does this no differently than any other enterprise communications system.
  • Vole claims Bing did not censor anyone

    This is the second time that Vole has been slammed for helping the Chinese censor things. It was criticized for censoring the Chinese version of Skype, which it ran jointly with Hong Kong-based TOM Group.
  • Exorcism takes to Skype

    The latest craze from the Land of the Fee is to have your demons exorcised on line using a Skype Voice over-IP connection.
  • Google needs British Intelligence

    DeepMind was founded by neuroscientist Demis Hassabis, along with Skype and Kazaa developer Jaan Tallin, and researcher Shane Legg.
  • Microsoft researchers purge Skype

    Software King of the World Microsoft has worked out a way to cut down on fake accounts across Skype in a move which could kill off spammers in the network.
  • Syrian Electronic Army hacks Skype

    The hacker collective loyal to Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad has managed to hack into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype.
  • Skype man says have fun, or shrivel up

    A co-founder of Skype told an audience of luminaries and me that if you aren’t having fun with your start-up, the chances of success are slim.
  • Microsoft CEO job tough says Gates

    Reuters claims that the Microsoft shortlist of candidates is Ford Motor chief Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, as well as former Skype CEO and internal candidate Tony Bates, now responsible for Microsoft's business development.
  • Microsoft leaks CEO short list

    There are three internal candidates for the job including Skype CEO Tony Bates, who is now responsible for Microsoft's business development, and Satya Nadella, the company's cloud and enterprise chief
  • Free Software Foundation celebrates 30th birthday

    The other difficulty is that non-free software forces others to use it as well. If you use the non-free Skype client, another person has to use it and surrender their freedoms along with yours, Stallman said.
  • Microsoft downgrades MSN news service

    CommentBut Microsoft had a bit of a problem.  Unlike most news services, where the idea is to tell the story, Microsoft insisted that the site market its technologies, like Bing search, Skype, and Outlook.  Needless to say, that did not work well and people treated it much like they did Windows 8.
  • Intel's usual troops missing from IDF stage

    Intel Developer Forum 2013Eric came up and told his story about having his genomic data sequenced and taking that data to his doctors. About a month after they had the data they had a meeting with all his doctors including the East Coast doctors on Skype.
  • Intel attempts to re-invent itself

    James introduced Eric, an Intel employee who for over 20 years has been fighting cancer. Eric came up and told his story about having his genomic data sequenced and taking that data to his doctors.
  • The men (and a woman) who would be Queen Microsoft

    Another potential candidate is Tony Bates, who is the head of corporate strategy. He is new at the company and came as CEO of t'Skype

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