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cybersecurity

Skype social media and blog apparently hacked by Syrian Electronic Army - @ZDNet

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Skype

European court upholds decision by European Union regulators clearing Microsoft's $8.5 billion takeover of Skype in 2011, rejecting Cisco challenge - @ReutersBiz

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China

Microsoft has made it harder to monitor calls, chats over its Skype phone service in China, freedom of expression advocacy group says - @Reuters

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China Mobile

China Mobile relaunches Jego, its Skype competitor that offers free incoming calls overseas - @thenextweb

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Daniel McDonald

#BREAKING: Daniel McDonald and Dylan Deblaquiere both given 12-month good behavior bonds in ADFA Skype sex scandal. - @abcnews

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gadgets

Skype adds video messaging to its Windows Phone 8 app - @TheNextWeb

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Microsoft

Microsoft confirms plans to bundle Skype into Windows 8.1, will replace Windows 8 Messaging app - @verge

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NSA surveillance programs leaked

Report: Microsoft helped US intelligence access email, Skype and cloud storage, files show - @guardian

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NSA surveillance programs leaked

Washington Post: US intelligence mining data from 9 Internet companies in broad secret program - @washingtonpost

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BlackBerry Live 2013

BlackBerry World hits 120,000 apps, as Skype launches on the Z10 in the 10.1 firmware update - @TheNextWeb

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BlackBerry 10 launch

Skype, Amazon Kindle, WhatsApp, SAP and Angry Birds are committed to BlackBerry 10, launch event is told - broadcast

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Microsoft

Microsoft confirms Messenger will be retired and users migrated to Skype on March 15 - @TheNextWeb

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Amazon Kindle event, September 2012

Kindle Fire gets new email abilities, including improved Exchange support; custom Facebook and Skype apps - @inafried

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Microsoft

More: Microsoft integrates Skype into new Office - @MarketWatch

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Skype

US Army investigators say they found no bullet wound in soldier who died during Skype chat - @AP

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Skype

Family: Wife saw bullet hole in closet behind soldier when he collapsed during Skype chat - @AP

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War in Afghanistan (2001–2014)

Family says wife of Army medic serving in Afghanistan witnessed his death during video Skype chat - @AP

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labor

Skype announces plans to create about 400 new jobs across 5 cities; Yahoo expected to cut 2,000 jobs - @BBCNews

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European Union

Cisco files appeal at EU court against Microsoft's Skype takeover - @AP

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Norway

Norway police interview UK man over death of child whilst he spoke to her mother on Skype - BBC

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