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Microsoft Releases Free Skype Meetings Tool for Small Businesses
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Microsoft Releases Free Skype Meetings Tool for Small Businesses

Looking to elevate your small business's videoconferencing game? Microsoft might have just the thing.
Microsoft Is Testing a Cool Idea That Could One Day Let You Go to the DMV Over Skype
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Microsoft Is Testing a Cool Idea That Could One Day Let You Go to the DMV Over Skype

It's a possible solution to the limitations of dealing with government agencies over the phone or email.
Matt Weinberger
Paul McCartney's Latest Project: 'Emoji Sound Effects'
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Paul McCartney's Latest Project: 'Emoji Sound Effects'

The former Beatle teamed up with Skype for some Valentine's Day fun.
Laura Entis
Skype Is the Latest High-Profile Web Outage
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Skype Is the Latest High-Profile Web Outage

The video chat service is down for a number of users.
Is Technology Lulling You Into Working Too Remotely?
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Is Technology Lulling You Into Working Too Remotely?

Between the dazzle of contemporary communication technology and the need to keep overhead low, entrepreneurs risk underestimating the value of meeting clients face to face.
John Meyer
Microsoft Pushes Toward Virtual Reality With Hologram Headset
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Microsoft Pushes Toward Virtual Reality With Hologram Headset

The tech company unveiled plans for a prototype visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and more to 3-D life.
Google's Translate App to Offer Instant Speech-to-Text Translation on Mobile Phones
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Google's Translate App to Offer Instant Speech-to-Text Translation on Mobile Phones

The update echoes similar efforts currently being spearheaded by Microsoft's Skype.
Geoff Weiss
Microsoft Ditches Lync for New Skype for Business Suite
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Microsoft Ditches Lync for New Skype for Business Suite

By merging Skype with Lync, its enterprise-specific messaging system, Microsoft looks to be gaining on Facebook Messenger.
Nina Zipkin
 From ICQ to AIM to WhatsApp: The Rise and Fall of Instant Messenger Apps (Infographic)
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From ICQ to AIM to WhatsApp: The Rise and Fall of Instant Messenger Apps (Infographic)

IM apps have 4ever altered how we communicate. Countless messaging tools have come and gone in the 18 years since they first debuted. Which ones will stand the test of time?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Here's How to Get a Sneak Peek at the New Skype Translator
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Here's How to Get a Sneak Peek at the New Skype Translator

Microsoft just rolled out its new Skype translator, but it isn't available to just anyone.
Nina Zipkin
9 Juicy 'Extras' to Offer Journalists That Can Instantly Sweeten Any PR Pitch
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9 Juicy 'Extras' to Offer Journalists That Can Instantly Sweeten Any PR Pitch

If you want publicity, you have to make it as easy -- and enticing -- as possible for journalists to jump on your story.
Joan Stewart
8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home
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8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home

If you focus on creating structure, you'll be amazed how much you can accomplish.
Stephen Key
When It Is --and Isn't -- Worth Meeting in Person
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When It Is --and Isn't -- Worth Meeting in Person

Strategic investment in travel can save both money and time.
5 Ways Telecommuting Saves Employers Money
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5 Ways Telecommuting Saves Employers Money

Many employees hate commuting to jobs they otherwise love. Employers can save big money allowing them to work happily from home.
Drew Hendricks