China smartphone maker Xiaomi buys Microsoft patents

China smartphone maker Xiaomi buys Microsoft patents

Shanghai: Upstart smartphone maker Xiaomi has bought nearly 1,500 patents from US technology giant Microsoft, the companies and reports said, as part of a "global partnership" that will help the Chinese firm expand outside its home market.

These free web apps can help multi-task effectively!

These free web apps can help multi-task effectively!

The results noted the evaluation of 20 popular apps for usability, including Google Drive, Skype, Doodle Poll, Gmail, Windows Hotmail, CoSketch and DropBox.

Facebook adds free group calling to Messenger app

Facebook adds free group calling to Messenger app

It said the latest feature will be available to all iOS and Android users worldwide for free over the next 24 hours.

Paul McCartney voices for Skype emojis!

Paul McCartney voices for Skype emojis!

Paul McCartney has written a series of sounds to go with emojis on video chat service Skype.

'Talaq delivered through Skype, WhatsApp, SMS, email or phone valid'

'Talaq delivered through Skype, WhatsApp, SMS, email or phone valid'

AIMPLB) has said that Supreme Court's observation calling for examining the Islamic law to do away with discriminations against Muslim women was legally not appropriate.

Net Neutrality issue: Deadline for public comments extended to January 7

Net Neutrality issue: Deadline for public comments extended to January 7

TRAI in March floated a consultation paper on regulation for over-the-top applications like Skype, Viber, WhatsApp and net neutrality.

IIT Madras placements begin; Rs 85 lakh average pay on Day 1

IIT Madras placements begin; Rs 85 lakh average pay on Day 1

This year, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has reduced the usual 15-day recruitment period to 10 days.

Judge grants divorce after hearing petitioner through Skype

According to Basava Punnaiah, counsel for the woman, her client had requested the court to grant her divorce from Kiran Kumar.

Microsoft Office and Outlook Online adds Skype voice, video integration

Microsoft Office and Outlook Online adds Skype voice, video integration

Microsoft has announced that it is planning Skype integration directly into Office Online and Outlook.com which will allow the users to communicate by voice and video with their contacts while working on a document.

We are big believers in net neutrality: Skype

We are big believers in net neutrality: Skype

Positioning itself as a "big believer in net neutrality", Microsoft's video calling service Skype Thursday said it continues to push for affordable Internet access to consumers.

Skype brings first 'talking pictures' to instant messaging

Skype brings first 'talking pictures' to instant messaging

The new interactive videos or talking pictures, named Mojis by Skype, are the first-of-a-kind very small clips of video that the company claims will revolutionise chat platforms.

Microsoft to bring out Dialer Android App exclusively for India

Microsoft to bring out Dialer Android App exclusively for India

You may soon get a new voice calling app Android from Microsoft that the company has developed with the Skype team

Skype suffers from major outage across the globe

Skype has gone down for the users around the world.

Skype faces worldwide outage

Skype faces worldwide outage

Microsoft-owned video call service Skype encountered a worldwide outage Monday morning at about 09:00 BST, preventing its customers from making calls.

Skype for Android brings customized ringtones, photo forwarding

The latest version of Skype for Android is available for download on Google Play Store.

Skype launches Skype for Business preview on iOS, Android

Microsoft owned Skype has announced a preview app of Skype for Business for iOS and Android.

I Agree!

In spite of being an ardent admirer of companies like Google, I have critiqued Google’s privacy policy and terms of service in the past.

DU permits Skype viva for PhD students, plagiarism check must

Scholars pursuing PhD at Delhi University can now appear for their viva through Skype or other modes of video conferencing.

Now, you may have to pay for local Skype, WhatsApp, Viber calls

Now, you may have to pay for local Skype, WhatsApp, Viber calls

A DoT panel has proposed regulation on Internet-based apps like Skype, Whatsapp and Viber by putting them on par with services offered by telecom operators.

Watch: Top ten Headlines @ 7 am

Watch top headlines at 7 am.