Skype is down, in a worldwide outage that's lasted seventeen hours and counting for many users.
Hey, guess what, Skype and Google Talk? You're not the only players in town. Yahoo wants to be taken seriously in the VoIP market too, and has just taken a step in that direction with the latest Yahoo Messenger app update.
A gay couple has made legal history by getting married via Skype - neatly circumventing Texas' ban on same-sex marriages.
America has been known as the military–industrial complex for decades now, so it’s not surprising that the post 9/11 national security state has created big brother problems.
Android users with a Verizon subscription can now rejoice, as Google and Verizon are now allowing an app that lets people make Skype-to-Skype calls completely free.
Facebook and Skype have reportedly decided to team up together to integrate contact lists, voice and video chat, and other messaging services.
The folks at Mojowijo have finally come up with a good use for those abandoned Wii controllers that are sitting in the corner gathering dust.
Google's intriguing new service that allows users to place phone calls directly from Gmail is apparently a hit. At least, it was intriguing enough to log more than a million calls in its first day.
Google is expected to make an announcement as early as today about a brand new Gmail feature, and initial leaks suggest calling features like missed call icons and voicemail notifications will be added to Google Talk.
Jolicloud has adopted an HTML5 user interface for version 1.0 of its netbook-friendly operating system.
Mobile over internet developer Fring says it's being forced to end its four years of Skype interconnectivity following the threat of legal action from Skype.
Logitech has debuted a new line of HD webcams that offer 720p for video calls over Skype, Yahoo, Windows Live Messenger and Gmail Voice/Video Chat.
Skype has released a new version of its iPhone app that allows users to make 3G Skype-to-Skype calls, as well as dial mobile phones and landlines.
Microsoft introduced its Tag Reader, Fring was the first with video conferencing for Android smartphones and Firefox unveiled its long-awaited Home for the iPhone.
Owners of Panasonic's high-end Viera TV models can now make Skype calls directly from their TV without any additional hardware.
Is Microsoft worse than Apple? Well, that may still be open to debate, but it seems as if Skype has already drawn its own conclusions.
Skype has launched new monthly plans for international calls to landlines and cellphones, and is expected this week to launch a video chat feature.
Skype's European director of government and regulatory affairs Jean-Jacques Sahel has hit out at mobile operators for jeopardising net neutrality through greed.
Better late than never, especially when it comes to free WiFi. And for the thousands of passengers who still can't get a flight back home, Skype's major announcement today is a very welcome surprise.
The House of Representatives has passed a bill outlawing all caller ID spoofing "with the intent to defraud or deceive".