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Microsoft to drop its Invoicing, Outlook Customer Manager and Skype Translator bot products

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-drop-its-invoicing-outlook-customer-manager-and-skype-translator-bot-products/

7 days ago

Microsoft plans to discontinue a couple more of its SMB-focused apps next year, and also is dropping its Skype Translator bot in favor of an integrated Skype Translated Conversations feature.

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Microsoft contractors are listening to some Skype translation calls: Report

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-contractors-are-listening-to-some-skype-translation-calls-report/

3 months ago

Microsoft is using humans to listen to some Skype Translator and Cortana conversations, according to a new report.

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Skype for Business Online will be retired in 2021

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/01/skype-for-business-online-will-be-retired-in-2021/

4 months ago

Microsoft announced on July 31, 2019 that it will retire Skype for Business Online on July 31, 2021. The company intents to move Skype for Business Online customers over to Teams, an […]

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Microsoft will drop Skype for Business Online on July 31, 2021

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-will-drop-skype-for-business-online-on-july-31-2021/

4 months ago

As part of its Skype for Business Online to Teams transition, Microsoft will enable Skype consumer users to communicate with Teams ones using chat and calling starting in Q1 2020.

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Microsoft makes Outlook.com Skype exclusive

https://www.ghacks.net/2015/02/25/microsoft-makes-outlook-com-skype-exclusive/

7 months ago

While Outlook.com is mostly about email, it supports chat as well. You can click on the chat icon while you are on the site to display available contacts and options to initiate […]

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How to join the Skype Translator Preview right now

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/12/15/how-to-join-the-skype-translator-preview-right-now/

7 months ago

Microsoft revealed in May 2014 that it is working on real-time translation for Skype. While machine translation is not a new concept, real-time translation of voice communication in this magnitude is. Update: […]

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Skype Qik: mobile video swapping by Microsoft

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/10/21/skype-qik-mobile-video-swapping-by-microsoft/

7 months ago

I have a hard time understanding the concept of sharing photos or videos with other people. While I do understand that it can be useful at times, say wedding photos or special […]

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How to force Skype to use custom video settings

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/10/09/how-to-force-skype-to-use-custom-video-settings/

7 months ago

If you are using the Skype software to make video calls, you may have noticed that it does not offer options to customize the video output on your machine. Skype enables HD […]

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How to display and export all Skype contacts

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/08/24/how-to-display-and-export-all-skype-contacts/

7 months ago

Skype displays the list of contacts in its interface on desktop computer systems. Here you see each contacts status, can add contacts to the favorites, or view a person's profile for additional […]

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Microsoft demos Skype real-time translator

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/05/28/microsoft-demos-skype-real-time-translator/

7 months ago

Machine translation has come a long way in the past decade and while research and projects happened mostly behind closed doors or in academia, end user products have gotten better as well. […]

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SkypeFreak dumps contact, call, message and profile information from Skype

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/04/18/skypefreak-dumps-contact-call-message-profile-information-skype/

7 months ago

The messaging software Skype uses a local database on the system to store all kinds of information in. This not only includes information about each user of the application, but also call, […]

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How to use Skype without Skype software on Outlook.com

https://www.ghacks.net/2014/03/25/use-skype-without-skype-software-outlook-com/

7 months ago

Skype is at a point where Google has been years ago: it is about to become synonymous for voice and video chat over the Internet much as to google has become synonymous […]

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Set unique ringtones for each Skype contact

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/07/24/set-unique-ringtones-for-each-skype-contact/

7 months ago

If you are using Skype for all of your video telephony needs or audio calls, you know that there is only one ringtone available for all of your contacts. That is not […]

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Skype Video Messaging preview for Windows 7 and above released

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/04/30/skype-video-messaging-preview-for-windows-7-and-above-released/

7 months ago

The Skype team has released several new features and improvements for the messaging software in recent time. We have seen the integration of Skype on Facebook and more recently Microsoft's email service […]

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Skype support coming to Outlook.com

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/04/30/skype-support-coming-to-outlook-com/

7 months ago

Microsoft paid more than 8 Billion Dollars for Skype and it was clear to me back then that the company had to have plans to push Skype into Microsoft products to not […]

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Skype app for Windows 8 gets file sharing

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/02/22/skype-app-for-windows-8-gets-file-sharing/

7 months ago

We have seen a couple of big companies release apps for Windows 8. Microsoft is obviously at the forefront here as it is not only interesting in making its applications available to […]

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Skype 6.2 for Windows brings eGifting and new toolbar

https://www.ghacks.net/2013/02/13/skype-6-2-for-windows-brings-egifting-and-new-toolbar/

7 months ago

Microsoft has just released Skype version 6.2 for Windows, an update that brings cosmetic changes and a new feature to the popular messaging software. Existing Skype users should receive update notifications as […]

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Clear the Skype instant messaging history

https://www.ghacks.net/2012/11/21/clear-the-skype-instant-messaging-history/

7 months ago

The popular Skype messaging software keeps a log of all messages that you sent or receive when you use the software. That's great if you need to access the information again. There […]

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Skype disables password reset system after vulnerability disclosure

https://www.ghacks.net/2012/11/14/skype-disables-password-reset-system-after-vulnerability-disclosure/

7 months ago

Skype's password reset system is vulnerable to an attack that gives attackers full control over affected accounts. The only information attackers need to successfully compromise a Skype account is the victim's email […]

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