Skype Acquires GroupMe, Qik

Skype Acquires GroupMe, Qik Skype has acquired GroupMe, a group messaging service that will allow for photo and text chat between groups via mobile. The terms of the deal between Skype and the brainchild of the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in 2010 were not disclosed. After closing a deal for its own acquisition Microsoft in May for $8.5
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Facebook To Launch Skype-Powered In-Browser Video Chat Feature Next Week

A Facebook video chat feature, powered by Skype, will be launched next week. According to reports, friends will be able to use an integrated version of the online communication program within their browsers. On July 6, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will hold…

Comcast Partners with Skype for TV Video Calls

Comcast Cable has partnered with Skype, a video-calling service recently purchased by Microsoft, to offer the service to TVs by next year. Subscribers will rent a video kit and be able to make and receive calls using their TVs. Skype-enabled TVs have been available since last year, but this is the first time Skype will
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Microsoft To Buy Skype: 5 Reasons Investors Weren’t Excited

Microsoft To Buy Skype: How Come Investors Weren’t Excited? Microsoft to purchase Skype for 8.5 Billion- Too much Skype -hype? Microsoft will be buying Skype, the premier video-calling platform used by millions for $8.5 billion.  The purchase from Microsoft Didn’t seem to jive well with investors yesterday and the stock did relatively poorly on a
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Microsoft Acquire Skype Live Press Conference Webcast Video Recording

Microsoft Acquires Skype, Announcement Made Via Live Press Conference Webcast (VIDEO)

Microsoft has agreed to acquire Skype for $8.5 billion. The announcement was made in a live press conference webcast (video recording) in which Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Skype CEO Tony Bates talked about the exciting video communication possibilities…

Improv Everywhere Gotta Share Video GEL Conference 2011

Improv Everywhere Sings About Sharing On Social Networks, Interrupt GEL Conference (VIDEO)

The video of Improv Everywhere’s “Gotta Share” disruptive performance at the 2011 GEL Conference in New York City is quite entertaining. The members of the renowned improvisational troupe sing about Facebook, Twitter, Skype, & even Myspace, stunning…