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Microsoft Announces Skype Calling for Amazon Alexa; Getty Images Now Serving Content to Echo Devices

Skype calling on Alexa let users communicate from their Echo devices, simply using voice and video. Getty Images begin serving content to Amazon Echo devices.

Skype and Lync Connectivity Enable Broader Communication

Lync-Skype connectivity keep people from connecting seamlessly on the devices they use most using the Skype features that work best– with IM and audio calling.

Microsoft Seeks Testers for Facebook App for Windows Phone Beta

Facebook for Windows Phone Beta app, Skype video messaging preview for Windows 7, Switch to Windows Phone apps for Android and WP.

Make Skype Video & Audio Calls Directly From Your Outlook.com Inbox!

Now, with Skype for Outlook.com, you can choose the right medium for your message, whether it is an email, call, video call or instant message (IM) — you can connect with your Skype and Messenger friends all in the same place.

Microsoft Inching Closer to Phase-out Messenger, Rolls Out Skype for Windows 8 Update

Skype for Windows 8 include the ability to block contacts, as well as other improvements. On April 8, Microsoft to begin moving tens of millions of WLM users to Skype IM.

Skype MX for Windows 8 Modern UI Leaks Online

Skype, which is already available for Windows’ desktop mode, and offers support for Windows 8 as well, has so far not ‘officially’ announced a version for the Metro UI, to be named “Modern UI.”

But, according to reports the team at Skype is woking on a Windows 8 version and it is called …

What’s New in Lync 2013? Download Project 2013, Exchange 2013, Office Web Apps Server, Visio 2013, Office Professional Plus 2013

Download Lync 2013, Project 2013, Exchange 2013, Office Web Apps Server, Visio 2013, Office Professional Plus 2013Download Lync 2013, Project 2013, Exchange 2013, Office Web Apps Server, Visio 2013, Office Professional Plus 2013

In addition to the Office 2013 Home Premium Preview, Office 365 ProPlus Preview, the Office 365 and Enterprise Small Business Preview, which was released on Junly 17th, previews of other Microsoft individual products are now available as well.

Exchange 2013 Preview– The newest Exchange enables you …

Conversation Ads for 1:1 Skype-to-Skype Calls Launches; Control Content on Xbox from iOS Devices Using Xbox LIVE App

Conversation Ads in Skype, is a new display ad unit that will appear within the calling window of users who do not have Skype Credit or subscriptions when they’re making 1:1 Skype-to-Skype audio calls using Skype for Windows.

“While on a 1:1 audio call, users will see content that could spark additional topics …

Google Voice Adds Two New Callers Groups for Better Privacy; Google Apps Password Sync for Active Directory; Domains Gets Contacts Delegation & Enhanced Shared Directory; Analytics Data Export API Shut Down on July 10th; Getting Started with Analytics

Google Voice helps customize how you to treat callers by giving you the ability to play a custom greeting for your parents or send your chatty neighbor straight to voicemail. Now, starting today, Google adding two new groups of callers for Google Voice users to help user controls people who are NOT in their address …

Microsoft Chart Comparing SkyDrive Vs Apple iCloud Vs Google Vs Dropbox; Skype App for PlayStation Vita Released

Also, with the announcement of Google Drive and a major update to Skydrive, Microsoft created a online chart comparing “SkyDrive Vs Apple iCloud Vs Google Vs Dropbox”. In the chart Microsoft touts that SkyDrive works seamlessly with Office and Windows:

  • Save a document from Microsoft Word on …

Skype for Windows Phone Beta Released, Final Version in April

Microsoft at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona announced the Skype for Windows Phone beta. “With Skype for Windows Phone Beta you can make free audio and video calls to your Skype contacts over 3G and 4G or WiFi, make affordable calls to landlines and mobiles using Skype Credit, create and hold one-to-one and group chats, …

Google Offers Now In 40 Cities; Web Fonts Integrated into Network Solutions’ Website Builder; Google Voice Android App Adds ‘Offline Texting’; New 45

Google Offers rolling out in two new locations, Oklahoma City and Omaha. Today’s announcement also marks a special milestone: “In just 251 days, Google Offers has gone from one to 40 cities across the U.S.!,” revealed Google.

Google Voice Android app now support “offline texting.” “With this new app, you can …

Google Launches ‘Student Veterans of America Scholarship; Hashtags in Orkut’; Google Begin Laying Out Fiber in Kansas City; Tests New UI for Related Image Searches

Kansas City Fibre-ReadyKansas City Fibre-ReadyGoogle Fibre team just announced that the Kansas City is now fiber-ready! Kevin Lo, GM, Google Access informed “starting today, we’re ready to lay fiber. As we build out Google Fiber, we’ll be taking thousands of miles of cables and stretching them across Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri. Each cable contains …

Free Calls to Santa at his Google Voice Number: 855-34-SANTA from Gmail

Free calls to Santa from Gmail at his Google Voice number: 855-34-SANTAFree calls to Santa from Gmail at his Google Voice number: 855-34-SANTAChristmas is almost arrived, this year, Santa has come up with an extra special way to spread the holiday cheer.

“If you have a special request for Santa, you can call him right from Gmail and leave him a message at his Google Voice number: 855-34-SANTA,” Google revealed. …

Free Gmail Call within the US and Canada Extended through 2012 – Google Policy Fellowship 2012 Announced – App Engine 1.6.1 Released

Google VoiceGoogle VoiceIn time for the holiday season, Google Voice and Gmail has extended its free domestic calls within the United Stated and Canada for 2012.

“This is our way of helping you connect with friends and family across the country. And you can still call the rest of the world from