Article | 11/05/2011
Ballmer: Microsoft won't tie Skype to Windows
Microsoft will integrate Skype's calling features into many of its key products, including Office, the Xbox and its Windows Phone software, but it wil...
Article | 24/03/2011
Another iPad 2 problem: Glitchy Facetime
Some iPad 2 users who expected a flawless product are instead finding a handful of problems with their shiny new tablets. The latest is a freezing iss...
Article | 19/03/2011
GNU Free Call: An open source Skype alternative
There's no denying that Skype is by far the most ubiquitous VoIP service today, but a new project launched this week aims to create an open source alt...
Article | 18/02/2011
Skype looks to developing markets for growth
Skype is looking toward developing markets for its mobile business as the popular voice-over-Internet Protocol service seeks to grow its presence in p...
Article | 4/01/2011
Skype still operating in China despite reports of ban
Skype and other Internet phone services continue to operate in China days after media reports said the country's government was cracking down on them.
Article | 21/12/2010
VHA CEO issues 3G apology
Vodafone Hutchison Australia (ASX: VHA) has apologised to customers for recent problems with its 3G network upgrade.
Article | 22/12/2010
Microsoft touts 1.5M Windows Phone 7 smartphones sold
Microsoft today said makers of phones running its new Windows mobile operating system had sold 1.5 million handsets since the October launch of Window...
Article | 15/12/2010
Conroy proposes terms for convergence review
Communications minister, Stephen Conroy, has proposed the terms of reference for a wide-ranging review of Australia's telecom and media regulation.
Article | 28/10/2010
US expert: The future is wireless broadband
Blair Levin was the lead author of the US Government's version of the NBN, the National Broadband Plan, which has faced similar controversies and chal...
Article | 16/10/2010
Skype and Facebook: UC on a shoestring
With the launch of Skype 5.0 this week, the PC-based voice over IP (VoIP) and messaging service is now integrated with the Facebook social network. Wh...
Article | 6/10/2010
Fring could beat Skype for low-cost Android calls
Skype may finally be available to all Android users after months of Verizon-only exclusivity, but so is FringOut, an alternative contender that offers...
Article | 14/09/2010
Telstra pledges T-Hub fixes
Telstra has promised a bug fix this Thursday to customers upset with the patchy performance of its T-Hub next-generation fixed telephone system.
Article | 6/09/2010
Latest Skype beta offers group video calls for 10
The latest beta version of Skype offers the ability to do group video calls with up to 10 people.
Article | 10/08/2010
Skype worries about iPhone, attracting business customers
Skype is worried about whether the iPhone and other Apple products will undermine its VoIP services and is also insecure about whether it can achieve ...
Article | 6/08/2010
Speech recognition systems must get smarter, professor says
Those who loathe talking on the phone to automated speech recognition systems may take solace in the fact that scientists are working to make such sys...
Article | 26/07/2010
Cisco may call home TelePresence 'UMI'
Cisco Systems may be planning to give its consumer TelePresence system the friendly sounding name "UMI," according to a trademark application made las...
Article | 7/07/2010
Apple says 400 iTunes accounts hit with fraudulent purchases
Apple has banned a developer from its App Store after fraudulent purchases of his applications were made from around 400 accounts, it said in a statem...
Article | 24/06/2010
Skype CEO: SkypeKit aimed at onslaught of new gadgets
Skype launched a new software developer kit on Wednesday to help electronics makers embed Skype into any new device they're working on.
Article | 18/06/2010
History of Video Calls: From Fantasy to Flops to Facetime
A visual history of the science and sci-fi of phone calls you can see. (And, no, it didn't start with The Jetsons.)
Article | 28/05/2010
Google is no competitor for Skype - yet
Google's recent purchase of codec innovator Global IP Solutions (GIPS) has observers in a froth over a possible showdown between Google Voice service ...