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Skype: Telecommunications software service/application
Skype is a telecommunications application that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls between computers, tablets, mobile devices, the Xbox One console, and smartwatches over the Internet. Skype also provides instant messaging services. Users may transmit text, video, audio and images. Skype allows video conference calls.


Religious leaders adapt to empty pews [Video]

Religious leaders adapt to empty pews

Mosques, churches and synagogues across the U.S. are confronting a crisis that left many houses of worship empty. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Skype Offering Custom Backgrounds [Video]

Skype Offering Custom Backgrounds

Skype Offering Custom Backgrounds

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Quarantine Diaries: Spanish sitcom poking fun at life on lockdown proves to be a hit [Video]

Quarantine Diaries: Spanish sitcom poking fun at life on lockdown proves to be a hit

With just a mobile phone, tripod and some Skype assistance, actors in Quarantine Diaries record themselves at home.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:28Published
Don't own Zoom? Here's the next best bet: fund manager [Video]

Don't own Zoom? Here's the next best bet: fund manager

Buy stocks of software companies that boost business efficiency such as AudioCodes, whose technology helps power Zoom and Skype, says growth fund manager Gerry Frigon of Taylor Frigon Capital..

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Tehran, Rome mayors exchange virus fight experience

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Microsoft Says Skype Users Surge 70 Percent Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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The number of people using Microsoft's Skype video calling system has surged by 70 percent in a month to 40 million people presently, as more individuals stay home due to the coronavirus outbreak,..
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Cut off because of coronavirus? Connect with Marco Polo walkie-talkie video app

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Taliban-Afghan government Skype call breathes life into peace process

The Taliban and the Afghan government held a "virtual" meeting on prisoner releases on Sunday, officials said, offering some hope of a breakthrough on a matter that has deadlocked the two sides and..
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From Apple to Zoom: How to stay connected with your friends with video chats

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Ghett'Up: Bringing the US to the French suburbs of Seine-Saint-Denis

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When Greta Thunberg met Sir David Attenborough

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