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Skype Bot Platform updated, adds Groups, cards, more

Skype Bot Platform updated, adds Groups, cards, more Following up on the Botness conference and Skype Hackathon last month, Microsoft has released a new update for the Microsoft Bot Framework just yesterday.With droves of feedback in favor of bot development, the newest version supports some awesome new features for Skype Bot developers to play around with.

PSA: Facing issues making or receiving calls via Skype? Here's why and a possible fix

PSA: Facing issues making or receiving calls via Skype? Here's why and a possible fix Emma, a Skype employee, responded to a user facing issues receiving calls on Skype and attributed it to this infrastructure upgrade: We are still migrating all our clients to the new infrastructure, so it is not 100% enabled on all of them.You should keep in mind that: Skype Linux client (4.

Skype for iPhone expands Skype Credit to more currencies in latest update

Skype for iPhone expands Skype Credit to more currencies in latest update Microsoft has released today a new update to its Skype apps for iOS devices, and owners of iPhones and iPads can now more easily manage their Skype credit.The apps now let you purchase Skype Credit through in-app purchases in more currencies, and the Skype team has also brought other improvements to notifications (including Skype Credit balance notifications) and user experience.

Longtime Microsoft partner Technosoft opens Skype for Business engineering lab in Redmond

Longtime Microsoft partner Technosoft opens Skype for Business engineering lab in Redmond The company will use this new space to help Microsoft make Skype for Business a better platform for businesses.We believe Microsoft has a powerful Skype for Business platform that is a clear marketplace winner and will drive how businesses collaborate.

Skype while driving: Volvo to integrate Skype into semi-autonomous vehicles

Skype while driving: Volvo to integrate Skype into semi-autonomous vehicles “Volvo’s vision is to produce a seamless transition from the office to the car allowing us to spend less time behind a desk,” says Duggan.“As autonomous driving technology develops, reducing the need for drivers to have their full attention on the road, new concepts are being developed which will allow them to better utilise their time while travelling,” he explains.

Amazon takes on Skype with Chime video conferencing

Amazon takes on Skype with Chime video conferencing The tech giant on Tuesday launched Chime, a video-conferencing service that will compete with Skype for Business and WebEx.“It’s pretty hard to find people who actually like the technology they use for meetings today.

Twitter has a field day roasting Sean Spicer's softball Skype questions

Twitter has a field day roasting Sean Spicer's softball Skype questions When things get tough at the White House's daily press briefings, Press Secretary Sean Spicer turns to his new Skype seats.Everyone online was laughing about a particularly easy question about regulations, which was thrown Spicer's way from a reporter at conservative online outlet The Federalist Papers.

Amazon and Google may bring back home phones

Amazon and Google may bring back home phones When was the last time you actually talked to someone on a home phone?After a series of comments from anonymous Amazon and Google sources, it looks like the companies are making moves to offer their smart home speaker hubs, Amazon's Echo and Google's Home, as phone line replacements.

Skype is jazzing up its app with four new features that’ll help you ‘express yourself’

Skype is jazzing up its app with four new features that’ll help you ‘express yourself’ Once the go-to app for video chats, Skype seemed to go off the boil somewhere along the way and these days faces tough competition from a mountain of messaging apps that now incorporate their own video options.The latest one rolled into the room on Thursday, bringing with it four potentially handy features that the company says provide new ways for you to express yourself during video chats and messaging sessions.

Microsoft launches Skype Lite for India that works on slow internet and supports Aadhaar

Microsoft launches Skype Lite for India that works on slow internet and supports Aadhaar Microsoft has just found the perfect Skype app for the Indian market.At an event in Mumbai today, Satya Nadella announced Skype Lite, a 13MB app that works even on slower networks and on lower-end phones with limited storage and processing power.

Skype Lite, lightweight version of the video-calling app, now available in India

Skype Lite, lightweight version of the video-calling app, now available in India It, of course, refers to releasing a “lite” version of the company’s signature service, in this case Skype Lite, described as “the new Skype built for India to help you stay connected on the go.” Targeted specifically at the burgeoning market in the country, Skype Lite seeks to address a number of pain points relevant to India and other developing countries.

Microsoft will discontinue Skype Wi-Fi hot spot service on March 31

Microsoft will discontinue Skype Wi-Fi hot spot service on March 31 The application will be delisted, and the service itself will no longer function after March 31, 2017.It remains to be seen whether its hot spot functionality will be reinstated elsewhere in the Windows ecosystem.

Inside the shadowy Skype seat selection process

Inside the shadowy Skype seat selection process The office has started using "Skype seats" during press briefings, allowing reporters from outlets that are at least 50 miles away from Washington D.Instead, according to the participants we've talked to, it's the White House who's doing much of the choosing.

The 5 Best Alternatives to FaceTime for Android

The 5 Best Alternatives to FaceTime for Android If you need an Android alternative to FaceTime, you have not one, but several, to choose from.Here’s our list of the five best alternatives to FaceTime for Android.

Cortana-powered personal assistant devices will support 2-way Skype calling

Cortana-powered personal assistant devices will support 2-way Skype calling Things started out with Siri, Google Now, and Cortana on smartphones, but has branched out to stand-alone home-assistant devices like Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Home.Specifically, Cortana will be running on a “premium smart speaker” produced by Harman Kardon, and it will offer two-way Skype calling to go with its other functionality, MS Poweruser reports.

Store your Skype calls for later reference with these free and paid tools

Store your Skype calls for later reference with these free and paid tools Wish you could record a Skype conversation, so you can watch it again later?For recording Skype conversations on Windows, we recommend the Free Video Call Recorder from DVDVideoSoft.

Skype adds Japanese to its real-time voice translator

Skype adds Japanese to its real-time voice translator The language will now be available on all Microsoft Translation services — even Microsoft Translator Live.To try out Japanese or another Skype Translator-supported language, go to your Skype Windows Desktop and click on the globe icon (shown below).

Skype for Windows 10 lands on Xbox One with improved controls and interface

Skype for Windows 10 lands on Xbox One with improved controls and interface In August 2016, Microsoft launched the Universal Windows Platform version of Skype on PCs and mobile devices alongside the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.Now, as the Creators Update is being rolled out to Windows users, the company has brought the UWP Skype app to the Xbox One.