/ Dec 16, 2014

Microsoft's Skype moves toward auto-translation

Microsoft announced Monday a new step toward real-time translation, launching a Spanish-English test program using its Skype messaging service.“Today, we are excited to announce the first phase of the Skype Translator preview program,” said Microsoft’s Gurdeep Pall. “The preview program will kick off with ...

/ Oct 15, 2014

Microsoft's Skype launches video messaging app Qik

Microsoft-owned Skype on Tuesday unveiled a new app enabling users to send short video messages to stay “connected between calls.”The smartphone app called Skype Qik allows users to create and send videos up to 42 seconds long. The new service seeks to help Microsoft ...