A group of former Skype technologists, backed by the co-founder of the messaging platform, has introduced a new version of its own messaging service that promises end-to-end encryption for all conversations, including by video.
Skype, Microsoft Corp's online telephone and video service, said some users are unable to make calls on Monday because their settings show that they and their contacts are off line, even when they are logged in.
In an updated
Skype, Microsoft Corp's online telephone and video service, said on Monday that some users are unable to make calls because their settings show that they and their contacts are off line, even when they are logged in.
A Saudi man studying in the US and a Saudi woman in the kingdom have married via Skype, the online chat application, a report said.
“I was in the beginning surprised when I was asked to conduct the marriage between a man in
A day after the Syrian Electronic Army said it had hacked into Skype's social media accounts, the Internet calling service acknowledged it had been hit with a "cyber attack" but said no user information was compromised.
Bahrain is considering introducing controls on calls made via the Internet, including those on Skype and Viber, said a top official.
Minister of State for Communications Affairs Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa confirmed the p
The UAE's top telecom operator Etisalat has stopped blocking the website of Skype, the world's No.1 internet-based phone call provider, although the move could put further pressure on the state-controlled firm's revenue.
Some Internet-based communication tools such as Skype and Whatsapp flout Saudi Arabia's telecom laws, the regulator said on Sunday, instructing telecom operators to quickly ensure these services comply.
Some popular internet-based communcation applications, including Skype, Viber and WhatsApp may be banned in Saudi Arabia if the companies fail to provide monitoring servers in the kingdom, a report said.
UAE telecoms operator Etisalat will offer internet-based phone calls by the end of the second quarter, a top executive told Reuters, as the former monopoly tries to fight off competition from Skype and other international providers. &nb