Skype for iPhone: It’s official



Months after teasing us at CES with an announcement of Skype’s native VoIP client for the iPhone, the freeSkype for iPhone will finally be available to download from the iTunes App Store sometime on Tuesday. We got a chance to sit down with the application’s principal engineer before the announcement was made at CTIA 2009, to see Skype for iPhone do its thing. Continue reading


Skype for iPhone to Be Released as Early as Next Week


Exclusive Heads up: A few months ago, I asked Skype CEO Josh Silverman when was he going to launch the iPhone version of the P2P voice and IM service that has now been downloaded more than 405 million times. He smiled and said, “Stay tuned.” And so we did. Continue reading

Skype targets businesses with new service


Skype is going after business customers with a new service designed to help cash-strapped companies reduce communications costs.

On Monday, Skype, which is owned by eBay, will announce a new version of its Internet calling service that allows companies to use their IP-enabled corporate phone systems to make Skype calls using regular office phones instead of using a headset that plug into a PC. Continue reading