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  • Skype gives away high-quality audio codec

    Skype will license a high-quality audio codec in its latest VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) software to any developer or vendor free of charge, the eBay subsidiary announced Tuesday.

  • Skype calls' immunity to police phone tapping threatened

    Suspicious phone conversations on Skype could be targeted for tapping as part of a pan-European crackdown on what law authorities believe is a massive technical loophole in current wiretapping laws, allowing criminals to communicate without fear of b...

  • Skype 4.0 adds better video, Linux update unclear

    Internet telephony software company Skype is pushing ahead with videoconferencing in a bigger way with the release of version 4.0 for Windows, but the company is yet to standardise its releases for Linux and Mac OS X.

  • Midweek Rumor: Google To Buy Skype

    Rumor has it on the Internet that eBay is trying to sell Skype to none other than Google -- even though the service proved to be quite a cash cow in 2008. With eBay reporting a downfall in revenue and Google still going strong, this rumor might actua...

  • Big Skype update coming next month

    Skype will release a big upgrade to its PC client software early next month, making video conferencing a central feature of the new interface.

  • Chinese Skype spies on users, researcher says

    Text chats conducted using the Chinese version of Skype that contain keywords such as "Taiwan independence" and "Communist Party" are logged along with identifying IP addresses and usernames, then stored on insecure servers, a Canadian researcher sai...

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