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Skype’s busy summer


Over the past six weeks, Skype (www.skype.com) has announced new products and/or deals with Comcast, on Android, and with Facebook. Anything else?

At The Cable Show 2011, Skype and Comcast (www.comcast.com) announced that Comcast users would be able to lease Comcast hardware to enable Skype video calling on HDTV video sets.   The service uses [...]

Skype and Facebook make nice; Nimbuzz, others kicked to the curb


Skype (www.skype.com) has integrated the Facebook (www.facebook.com) news feed and phone book into its Windows implementation.  At the same time, the company is dumping Nimbuzz and others in a move to a tighter walled garden strategy – or it just couldn’t get any cash out of the freeness.

Within the new Skype client, users [...]

Avaya pumps Facebook – is UC "dead"?


Last night, Avaya held a workshop on “The Social Enterprise – Are you ready for it?” and they did a big homage to the power of social networking and Facebook. – no big surprise there since one of Avaya’s executives happens to be the author of “Facebook Marketing for Dummies.” However, the big wakeup [...]