Microsoft and Paypal Partner to Enable Users Send Money Via Skype

Microsoft and PayPal have announced a partnership that would enable peer-to-peer payments on the Skype mobile app. With the new Send Money feature, users in 22 countries users will be able to use PayPal... Read more »

Microsoft Introduces Skype Lite for India & Other Emerging Markets

Microsoft has launched Skype Lite for Skype users in India, and other emerging markets tailored to benefit users on slow network infrastructures across the country. “We’re excited to launch Skype Lite, our... Read more »

TransferWise raises $58m in Series C from Andreessen Horowitz for global expansion

London-based international money transfer firm TransferWise has raised a $58m round led by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz’s ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ for its global expansion. Horowitz will join the firm’s board to help... Read more »

MSN Messenger to be switched off in October

Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger, originally called MSN Messenger, will be switched off in China in October after marking the end of its 15-year-old service. MSN Messenger came to China in 2005 though... Read more »

Skype’s new feature makes chatting less noisy

Skype has unveiled a new feature dubbed “active endpoints” which changes the way chat notifications function. The app has been designed in such a manner that it prevents users from getting annoyed... Read more »

Microsoft ends Skype for Windows Phone 7 users

Microsoft has announced that in the next few weeks version 7 Window Phone users will have to bid goodbye to Skype as it is being discontinued. “Skype will no more be accessible... Read more »

Free Mobile Applications Deny Telcos Voice Tariff Cash.

According to the Communications Authority of Kenya, international incoming voice traffic grossed 146 million minutes in the three months to December compared to 204.9 million, representing a drop 28.7 per cent. Kenyans... Read more »