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Skype rolls out latest update

By Ryan Noik 3 February 2012

Skype this week released an update to its popular voice over IP programme for Windows, which adds a few ambitious new features. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft officially welcomes Skype

By Hanleigh Daniels 14 October 2011

Skype has now officially become a division within the Redmond-based software behemoth Microsoft. FULL STORY >

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Skype to acquire GroupMe

By Hanleigh Daniels 22 August 2011

Skype puts the Redmond cash injection to use once more, in acquiring mobile group messaging service GroupMe. FULL STORY >

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Skype updates Android app, adds phones

By Ryan Noik 4 August 2011

Skype announced today the release of Skype 2.1 for Android, which adds compatibility with more smartphones. FULL STORY >

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Google opens Gmail calling to international users

By Ryan Noik 3 August 2011

Gmail calling is opened up to the international market, and we find it offers a clear, easy experience. FULL STORY >

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Video calling comes to Facebook

By Johan Keyter 7 July 2011

Facebook and Skype enters a partnership which sees face-to-face video calling being offered from within Facebook itself. FULL STORY >

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Skype video calling comes to Android

By Johan Keyter 5 July 2011

Popular VoIP service Skype is now available for free video calling on an Android device near you. FULL STORY >

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Tech News Round-up - Patent deal edition

By Hanleigh Daniels 1 July 2011

In this week's Tech News Round-up the successful bidder for Nortel's extensive patent portfolio is revealed, whilst the Android golden goose continues to lay royalty eggs for the Redmond software giant. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft reportedly buying Skype

By Johan Keyter 10 May 2011

Microsoft is reportedly making its largest acquisition in recent years, with the company planning to buy Skype for a whopping $8.5 billion. FULL STORY >

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Nashua Mobile unveils EasiVoice VoIP service

By Johan Keyter 3 March 2011

Nashua launches its new EasiVoice VoIP calling service, taking telephone conversations online. FULL STORY >

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FNB Connect extends 25 cent call offering

By Johan Keyter 20 January 2011

FNB announces the extension of its 25 cent FNB Connect offering until the 31st of March. FULL STORY >

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Skype completes Qik purchase

By Hanleigh Daniels 17 January 2011

IP voice- and video calling operator Skype announce that it has completed the purchase of mobile video software company Qik. FULL STORY >

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Tech News Round-up - Analogue TV to get axe by 2013

By Hanleigh Daniels 14 January 2011

This week in the Tech News Round-up: South Africa to adopt the DVB-T2 digital television standard, whilst a leak of a trinity of new smartphones on the way from Canada's RIM hits the web. FULL STORY >

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China cracks down on VoIP

By Johan Keyter 4 January 2011

China cracks down on what it calls illegal VoIP companies, meaning Skype could soon join the list of websites excluded from the country. FULL STORY >

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Skype for Symbian gets updated

By Hanleigh Daniels 9 December 2010

Skype for Symbian has been updated and now offers support for the latest iteration of the mobile OS. FULL STORY >

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