10 Years On: Spore
Five-year run, £30.4m budget.
Adds FIDO2, WebAuthn support.
On the day of its release, even.
Surprisingly not on the anniversary.
Bug fixes and new features aplenty.
Wants its customers to use VoIP instead.
'Bye bye, Skype,' says Dotcom.
No 'blanket or direct access,' company claims.
Skype is set to become the default voice chat for Xbox Live and will replace Windows Live Messenger.
Sony has confirmed that the PSP Vita will feature Skype, even though Microsoft owns the company.
Dutch mobile operators banned from charging for internet-based communications services.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates confirms he backed the purchase of Skype at the boardroom level.
Microsoft has bought popular VOIP service Skype, gaining access to its 600 million users.
In a move which admits its past mistakes, eBay has sold 65 percent of its ownership of Skype to a group of private investors - including Netscape founder Andreessen.
Rumour has it that the original founders of voice over IP service Skype are looking to buy the company back from eBay after selling it off in 2005.
Nokia has announced a partnership with eBay-owned VoIP specialist Skype to preload its software onto selected smartphone handsets.
COMPUTEX 2008: Silverstone has a nice sideshow device that might actually make you want one - functional, elegant and very sexy.
Sony and BT's wireless communication package for the PSP, Go!Messenger, is to be released tomorrow across the UK.
Sure, it says 'Gaming Communicator', but it really means 'headset'. Has Razer, one of the leading peripheral designers, lost the plot? Or is the Piranha really so good that it needs a new title to help stand out from the crowd?
Sony has released the latest firmware update in Europe - this includes the Skype functionality it announced at CES.
Just a day before its scheduled release, Sony has indefinitely delayed the introduction of Skype on the PSP. There are problems with the Sony microphone products.
CES 2008: Skype has announced partnerships with Intel and Sony in order to deliver support for the service on the PSP and Intel-based Mobile Internet Devices.
MSI's P35 Diamond features the same CircuPipe cooling system as the P35 Platinum, but comes with a few added features like a PCI-Express X-Fi, a SkyTel Skype card and DDR3 memory. Do these ingredients create a better board than the Platinum?
Skype has issued a warning to users that there is a worm doing the rounds that is affecting its Windows client.
Following on the heels of the Skype outage last week, rival company JAJAH has announced a surge of more then 50 percent in registrations.
Over the weekend, Skype users around the world had problems connecting to the service. Apparently the problem behind the outage was... mass reboots?
Fed up of having separate accounts and programmes for IM, email, Skype, calendar, todo list, and all the rest? Microsoft might have the answer.
Fancy calling your mates abroad for next to nothing? This new service allows you to use VOIP via any standard phone, landline or mobile.
Skype has started its public preview of its new 'Skypecasts' technology in conjunction with Skype 2.5 beta. The new beta includes a number of new features including SMS text messaging and better Outlook integration.
Reporters Without Borders has obtained documents relating to a another case of a Chinese citizen being jailed for 'pro-democratic' organization where Yahoo! is the provider of their e-mails.
This week, Japanese schoolgirl madness, using Skype from your mobile on the cheap, the best iPod speakers we've ever heard, an infra-red thermometer and the 1GB iPod nano.
IDF SPRING 06: The future of services and software is through the internet, with the IP protocol leading the way, we're told this morning. Also: cool anti-virus technology.
You can now host your own 10-way Party Line using Skype, but Intel have an exclusive deal: it will only work on Pentium D or Core Duo processors. AMD Athlon 64 users are limited to five callers.
Got a dollar mate? Well, now you can download a ringtone for your cellphone from the masters of VoIP.
CES 2006: C-Media are showing off a cool wireless streaming audio device, as well as a voice-chat aggregator and USB phone.
We have a cool variety of gadgets for you to check out this month. There's a Skype speakerphone, a portable video player with DivX support and possibly the smallest and cutest MP3 player on the planet.
Linksys has unveiled a cordless DECT phone with built in Skype VoIP support, allowing you to make free calls without being tethered to your PC.
Users with MSN Messenger can now chat with those using Yahoo Messenger. Trillian users, go back to bed.
The VOIP giant is snapped up by the auctioneer. What are the whys and wherefores? We find out.
According to the Wall Street Journal, freebie VoIP specialists Skype face a possible multi-billion dollar take over from auction giant eBay.
Microsoft looks to be ramping up it's involvement in the VoIP arena after purchasing Internet Telephony outfit Teleo.