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Facebook, Google eye Skype deal

Facebook, Google eye Skype deal

Facebook and Google are separately considering some sort of deal with Skype that could involve either a joint venture or an outright acquisition. According to a report in Reuters, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken part in internal discussions about…

Couple holds first Skype wedding

Samuel Kim and Helen Oh, both 27, were to be married in California until the groom got a lung infection, putting him in the UCI Medical Center hospital in Orange. The duo had friends and family members coming from their…
Skype outage affects millions of users

Skype outage affects millions of users

Popular VoIP service Skype appears to be suffering an outage this morning as many users complain of connection issues. The company hasn't released an estimated number of affected users, but ReadWriteWeb reports that usage numbers have fallen from 21 million…

Skype passes 25 million concurrent user milestone

Yesterday, Skype reached a new milestone: 25 million people online users at the same time. In 2009, Skype's users conversed for 113 billion Skype-to-Skype minutes. For the first six months of this year, approximately 40 percent of these Skype-to-Skype minutes were video minutes.

Facebook and Skype planning deep integration

Facebook is teaming up with Skype to deliver SMS and voice/video chat using Facebook Connect, according to a report by All Things Digital. The supposed announcement will reveal a major partnership between Facebook and Skype to deeply integrate the two…