Sep 4, 2018

Skype admits it over-complicated its product

The original voice-over-the-Internet site decides to strip back the fussy features added within the last year and simplify its offering.

Jun 5, 2018

Apple upgrades focus on speed, parental controls

New software upgrades let older iPhones run faster, help parents limit children's screen time and make Siri work more like a rival feature from Amazon.

Apr 3, 2018

OTC crypto market flourishes, powered by Skype

Trading firms are negotiating buying, selling and lending digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ether over Skype.

Nov 22, 2017

Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

Microsoft's Internet call and messaging service disappears from app stores in China, in the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country.

Nov 16, 2017

Skype loses Belgian court appeal

Microsoft's online communication service lost the appeal after it failed to comply with a court request to share data from messages and calls.

Oct 26, 2017

Message apps used to evade dark Web crackdown

A police crackdown on dark Web markets drives cyber criminals to use mobile messaging apps to locate anonymous new hideouts.

Oct 20, 2017

WhatsApp, Skype privacy rules to be strengthened

€EU lawmakers will bring online messaging services into the scope of tough telecoms privacy rules that will restrict how they can track users.

Aug 4, 2017

ICASA to tackle 'crazy' out of bundle data prices

Acting chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga believes out-of-bundle and in-bundle price differentials are too high and need to be "nipped in the bud".

Aug 1, 2017

Sharing economy set to reach $40bn in 2022

The global sharing economy will see substantial growth, as players in more established sectors press their first mover advantage, says Juniper.

Jun 2, 2017

Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat

The Microsoft company has announced a major redesign of its mobile app, including a 'Highlights' feature that lets customers snap photos and videos.

Dec 13, 2016

WhatsApp, Skype face new EU rules

The European Union wants to extend some security rules to OTT companies, which currently only apply to telecoms operators.

Sep 21, 2016

Telkom revises Fair Use Policy for uncapped LTE

Telkom says it has "listened to its customers" and changed the conditions of its FUP for uncapped LTE.

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