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Skype's Group Video Calling Is Now Free

Skype's Group Video Calling Is Now Free Skype’s group video calling (GVC) service is now available free of charge on Windows desktop, OS X and the Xbox One. This feature makes it easier to share big news with many family members or friends on one call. ...

Apr 29 2014, 1:54am CDT

Is Skype In Danger?

Is Skype In Danger? Here's a bit of bad news for those of us who use Skype as an alternative to having a home phone. A major dispute has arisen between the creators of the popular VOIP client and its new owner, Ebay. The auction site...

Jul 30 2009, 1:20pm CDT

Skype IPO Coming in 2010 eBay announced plans to split from Skype with a 2010 IPO for the popular internet phone service. Since it purchased Skype four years ago for $2.6 billion, eBay has long mulled what exactly to do with a product eBay CEO...

Apr 14 2009, 8:05pm CDT

Former Skype Owners Want to Buy it Back from eBay

Former Skype Owners Want to Buy it Back from eBay Skype was sold to eBay in 2005 for the tidy sum of $2.6 billion and the two who sold the service to eBay eventually made in the area of $3.1 billion on the service after bonus payments. Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis...

Apr 13 2009, 7:41am CDT

Seller’s Remorse? Skype Founders Look to Buy It Back The New York Times is reporting today that Skype co-founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis are looking to buy back the Internet calling service from eBay, the very same eBay they sold it to for $2.6 billion in 2005....

Apr 11 2009, 2:29pm CDT

Joost Closes $45 Million in Financing Broadcast quality Internet video service Joost raises $45 million in venture funding. Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Li Ka Shing Foundation, CBS Corporation and Viacom Participate in this round of financing for...

May 10 2007, 2:00pm CDT

Joost 0.8.1 Beta Test Hands-on Impressions

Joost 0.8.1 Beta Test Hands-on Impressions I just found an invite the Joost beta test in my inbox. To summarize the experience in one word: AWESOME! The user interface concept is just what you expect from a state-of-the-art service. Transparent overlay menues...

Mar 3 2007, 6:00am CST

Joost promises TV like Online Video Watching

Joost promises TV like Online Video Watching Will Joost be the new moniker for online video as Youtube? Formerly known as The Venice Project, Joost tries to combine the best of TV and the best of the Internet by offering viewers a unique, TV-like experience...

Jan 17 2007, 2:00am CST

CES 2015 News
Details and Screen Shots of The Venice Project

Details and Screen Shots of The Venice Project Details from the Venice Project started to emerge in the last couple of days as the closed beta test is underway. The Venice Project is the latest start-up of Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis who did Kazaa and Skype....

Dec 22 2006, 3:00am CST

eBay enters VOIP Business with Skype Purchase eBay Inc. buys Luxembourg-based Skype Technologies SA for approximately $2.6 billion in up-front cash and eBay stock. eBay put golden hand-cuffs in place with a further payout of up to $1.5 billion by 2008 or 2009 if...

Sep 12 2005, 9:18am EST