Talko sold to Microsoft; to be integrated into Skype

Mobile communication firm Talko announced via a blog post released on Monday that it has sold to Microsoft. The financial terms of Talko’s acquisition by Microsoft have not been officially disclosed.

The acquisition announcement implies that Talko -- a collaboration and voice chat app... read more

Skype “rectifying” the problem which prevented some users to make calls

In a post published on the Twitter microblogging site on Monday, Microsoft’s Skype online calling service said that it has identified the reason for the network glitch due to which some users could not make calls for at least 11 hours overnight.

Though Skype has not specifically divulged... read more

Skype redesigns its apps for Android, iPhone, and iPad

In an announcement made on Thursday, Skype said that it has rolled out a redesigned version of its apps for Android, iPhone, and iPad. The announcement means that the latest versions of Skype apps are Skype 6.0 for Android; and Skype 6.0 for iPhone and iPad.

The newest, redesigned version... read more

Microsoft announces first phase of Skype Translator preview program

In a move which underscores a notable advance by Microsoft in the direction of real-time translation, the company said in a Monday announcement that it is launching a Spanish-English test program using its Skype messaging service.

The announcement marks the introduction of the first phase... read more

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