Microsoft Teams and Google Hangouts Meet will offer advanced features for free due to coronavirus.
Microsoft reportedly has contractors help train AI using snippets of audio recorded via the Translate feature in Skype, as well as the Cortana voice assistant.
Microsoft planned to discontinue the "classic" version of Skype on September 1, but after user backlash, it's decided to keep the app around for a while.
Skype is currently unstable--we've noticed this morning that messages will be "Waiting" to send, be marked as "Sent," and then either disappear into the void or go back to "Waiting."
Skype announced that it would end support for all Windows-based smartphones and older versions of Android.
Skype for Web users can now call each other from inside the Edge browser without using a plugin.
Skype's co-founder announced the latest version of Wire, which now encrypts all of its communications end-to-end with state-of-the-art open source encryption.
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