Windows Live Messenger being replaced by Skype

In a latest report, Microsoft planning to retire its messaging service, Windows Live Messenger client, and focus in Skype. Skype has announced that the Windows Live Messenger is now integrated with Skype so that the users of the popular service can use Skype as their native client. In the announcement, Messanger has only a few…

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Skype in Facebook video calling – compared with Google Hangout

Thanks to Skype, video calling has arrived in Facebook. Yes it is in partnership with Skype as expected. The new video calling feature will give a boost required to compete with Google’s new effort to enter the social networking with Google+.   Here are some comparison of Facebook video call with Google Hangout. unlike Google+’s…

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Is Skype coming to Facebook ?

People are speculating on what might be the ‘awesome’ product Facebook is launching on July 6th. Some say, it is Skype coming to Facebook as a browser video chat feature. If the rumor is true, it would be a huge user boost from 750 million Facebook users. Skype currently has 170 million user. Neither Skype…

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Skype made ‘Microsoft Skype’ for 8.5bn

When Reuters started the rumor about Skype buyout talks, it was Google and Facebook and Microsoft wasn’t in picture. But, suprisingly MS inked the deal on Monday to buy theĀ  popular Internet telephony company for $8.5 billion. In addition, Microsoft will also take the $686 million debt Skype has accumulated over its life. With the…

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