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SA wades into global app regulation battle
SA wades into global app regulation battle
Whether or not to regulate services such as Whats­App, Facebook Messenger and Skype was a challenge only recently presented to Parliament.
Facebook to 'team up with Skype for video chat'
Facebook to 'team up with Skype for video chat'
Facebook is reportedly planning this week to team up with Skype to launch a video chat function for its millions of users.
Microsoft takes a gamble on Skype
Microsoft takes a gamble on Skype
Microsoft's acquisition of Skype, its biggest, is an $8.5-billion gamble to try to catch up with Apple and Google.
Dot Bomb 2.0?
Dot Bomb 2.0?
When does a market go from being a "growth sector" to a bubble? As with falling in love, it's hard to put an exact date on the event. And, just...
Skype's owners set to make $5-billion
Skype's owners set to make $5-billion
Skype's owners, led by private equity firm Silver Lake, are set to earn more than three times their investment, for a total capital gain of more...
Microsoft reportedly mulling Skype buy
Microsoft reportedly mulling Skype buy
United States software giant Microsoft is near to clinching a deal to buy internet telephony pioneer Skype for $7-billion to $8-billion, the...
Skype school brings knowledge to Indian village
Skype school brings knowledge to Indian village
The electricity keeps cutting out, the internet connection is crackly and the speakers don't always work, but Santosh Kumar knows that 20 pupils...
Skype could be designated illegal in China
Skype could be designated illegal in China
The popular Internet telephone service Skype could be dealt a major setback in one of the world's largest markets as the Chinese government cracks...
Chatroulette: Risqué chat service or pornographic site?
Chatroulette: Risqué chat service or pornographic site?
Andrey Ternovskiy grew bored of Skype-ing his friends and decided there had to be a way to make online chats a little less predictable. After a bit...
Skype trade secrets were stolen to help eBay sale, founders claim
Skype trade secrets were stolen to help eBay sale, founders claim
The founders of Skype have alleged its trade secrets were stolen to help facilitate its sale by its current owner, eBay, in a move which could...
US online giant eBay to sell Skype, claims report
US online giant eBay to sell Skype, claims report
United States online auction giant eBay will announce on Tuesday a plan to sell its web communication service Skype to an investment group, ending...
Skype under threat from eBay licence row
Skype under threat from eBay licence row
Millions of internet users who use Skype could be forced to find other ways to make phone calls after parent company eBay said it did not own the...

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