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Microsoft Allowed NSA To Bypass Encryption For Outlook.com, Skype, and SkyDrive

The first time we heard about the secret NSA projects and the PRISM program was when Edward Snowden leaked NSA documents showing how Verizon was ordered to hand over phone records. Then we heard about larger tech involvement with the US Government, listing Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, AOL, Apple, Facebook, PalTalk, Skype, and YouTube. Edward Snowden [...]

By | July 11th, 2013|Security|

Microsoft’s Outlook.com Rolling Out Google Talk Support

Over the next couple of days, Microsoft will be rolling out Google Talk support in its instant messaging integration for Outlook.com. They recently began rolling out Skype support, although we haven't seen it in the US yet, and it already supports Live Messenger (which will be discontinued soon) and Facebook Messenger. Microsoft is obviously targeting [...]

By | May 14th, 2013|Internet|

Skype 5.11 Beta Integrates Microsoft Account and Facebook

Last year Microsoft bought Skype for $8.5 Billion. After a year of waiting, Microsoft has finally released a beta version (5.11) of its Skype PC client that integrates your Skype account with your Microsoft (Live/Hotmail) account, along with Facebook. To make it work, you'll have to log out of your Skype account (assuming you have [...]

By | September 26th, 2012|Apps|
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