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Microsoft is ready to shut down Skype 7 'Classic' in November

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-is-ready-to-shut-down-skype-7-classic-in-november/

one year ago

Microsoft officials said they have added some of the most requested features to Skype 8, and are now ready to drop Skype 7 Classic in November.

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Microsoft says it has delivered on its plan to bring Skype for Business features to Teams

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-says-it-has-delivered-on-its-plan-to-bring-skype-for-business-features-to-teams/

one year ago

Microsoft officials say they've made good on their promised roadmap for bringing Skype for Business Online features to Microsoft Teams. But do users agree?

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Microsoft delivers promised end- to-end Skype encryption option

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-delivers-promised-end-to-end-skype-encryption-option/

one year ago

Microsoft has enabled end-to-end encrypted Private Conversations for all Skype consumer customers on Windows desktops, iOS, Mac, Android and Linux.

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Microsoft reverses its Skype 'Classic' phase-out plan for now

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-reverses-its-skype-classic-phase-out-plan-for-now/

one year ago

Microsoft is giving its Skype 7.0 'Classic' variant for Windows desktop a temporary reprieve, following many users complaining of its impending September 1 shutdown.

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Microsoft says Teams is now at 'feature parity' with Skype for Business Online

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-says-teams-is-now-at-feature-parity-with-skype-for-business/

one year ago

Microsoft's plan to ultimately replace its Skype for Business Online communications service with Microsoft Teams has achieved a key milestone, company officials say. Not all users agree, though.

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Microsoft will end support for Skype 'Classic' after September 1

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-end-support-for-skype-classic-after-september-1/

one year ago

Microsoft is rolling out an updated release of Skype 8.0 to Windows desktop, iPad users and others in anticipation of version 7.0 ceasing to work after September 1.

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Skype catches up with competitors adding end-to-end encryption feature

https://www.zdnet.com/video/microsoft-starts-testing-end-to-end-encrypted-skype-conversations/

2 years ago

Skype Insider testers on Windows Desktops, iOS, Android, Linux, and Mac can start testing Microsoft's end-to-end encrypted Private Conversations feature.

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Microsoft starts testing end-to-end encrypted Skype conversations

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-starts-testing-end-to-end-encrypted-skype-conversations/

2 years ago

Skype Insider testers on Windows Desktops, iOS, Android, Linux, and Mac can start testing Microsoft's end-to-end encrypted Private Conversations feature.

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Microsoft readies preview of Skype Professional tool for online-centric small businesses

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-readies-preview-of-skype-professional-tool-for-online-centric-small-businesses/

2 years ago

Microsoft's Skype Professional service will bring Skype together with a number of small-business-focused tools.

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Microsoft's updated Skype Desktop app for Windows, Mac sheds 'preview' tag

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-updated-skype-desktop-app-for-windows-mac-sheds-preview-tag/

2 years ago

Microsoft's updated Skype Desktop for consumers, which works on Windows PCs and Macs, is generally available.

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Microsoft provides first target dates for its Skype for Business to Teams migration

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-provides-first-target-dates-for-its-skype-for-business-to-teams-migration/

2 years ago

Microsoft is preparing to add more messaging, meetings, and calling features to Teams by the end of Q2 2018 to ease migration to Teams from Skype for Business. Here's the roadmap.

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Microsoft takes its first steps of its plan to migrate Skype for Business users to Teams

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-takes-its-first-steps-of-its-plan-to-migrate-skype-for-business-users-to-teams/

2 years ago

Microsoft is planning to migrate its Skype for Business Online users to Microsoft Teams, but maybe not in the way and timeframe some were thinking.

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Microsoft may be repositioning some (or all) of Skype for Business as Teams

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-may-be-repositioning-some-or-all-of-skype-for-business-as-teams/

2 years ago

"Skype for Business is now Microsoft Teams!" according to a message some Skype for Business users briefly saw appear in their accounts.

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Microsoft releases preview of updated Skype Desktop app

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-releases-preview-of-updated-skype-desktop-app/

2 years ago

Microsoft's newest Skype Desktop app, now in preview, works on older versions of Windows and Macs, but not the latest Windows 10 releases.

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What's next for Microsoft's Skype for Business unified communications products

https://www.zdnet.com/article/whats-next-for-microsofts-skype-for-business-unified-communications-products/

2 years ago

Microsoft looks to be readying a new Skype for Business on-premises server and may soon clairfy how Teams fits into its unified communications business roadmap.

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Microsoft begins rolling out overhauled Skype consumer app

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-begins-rolling-out-overhauled-skype-consumer-app/

2 years ago

Microsoft is beginning to roll out an updated version of its Skype consumer client, first to Android users, as of June 1. What's next for Skype for Business? No word.

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Microsoft adds new calling features to Skype for Business

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-adds-new-calling-features-to-skype-for-business/

3 years ago

Microsoft is adding new features to its high-end Skype for Business service, just as Amazon and Google are trying to get into the enterprise cloud-conferencing game.

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Microsoft Outlook, Skype, OneDrive hit by another authentication issue

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-outlook-skype-onedrive-hit-by-another-authentication-issue/

3 years ago

Two weeks ago, a widespread authentication issue prevented a number of Microsoft users from accessing their cloud services. It looks like it's happening again today, March 21.

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Microsoft authentication issue hits Outlook, Skype, OneDrive, Xbox users

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-authentication-issue-hits-outlook-skype-onedrive-xbox-users/

3 years ago

Many Microsoft users are reporting they cannot access their key services this morning, March 7, thanks to what looks to be a Microsoft Account authentication glitch.

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Microsoft to discontinue Skype Wi-Fi as of March 31

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-discontinue-skype-wifi-as-of-march-31/

3 years ago

Microsoft is discontinuing its Skype Wi-Fi service globally at the end of March, with officials citing a desire to focus on "core" features as the reason.

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