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Skype 3.x allows conferencing for up to ten participants whether on Skype or SkypeOut; of course for SkypeOut participants there is the standard SkypeOut charge. Actually, you need one of the newer Intel Core 2 Duo processors to get to ten, otherwise the limit reduces to five. And you can set up conference calls directly […]

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Call Center Infrastructure Disruption – A True Voice 2.0 Application Incorporating Skype

OnState’s Web-based ACD for Skype 3.0 Brings 20 Years of Enterprise Call Center Experience to the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Market What changes to Call Center infrastructure and business model can be wrought if you combine A team with over 20 years experience as seasoned call center solution provider executives in the enterprise call center […]

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Unyte – An Extras Gallery Success Story

Intuitive Desktop Sharing Application Brining in Over 5,000 Installs Daily WebDialogs has been offering beta versions of its Unyte desktop sharing application for Skype for over six months. However, with the release of Skype 3.0, Unyte has become one of the top downloads from the Extras Gallery resulting in over 5,000 installations daily. Simply doing […]

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eBay – Skype Synergy: The Missed Viral Opportunity – Post 2 of 2

To: Meg Whitman, CEO, eBay That was quite the quarterly report; lots of good news. Congratulations to the entire eBay team (including Skype, of course). But there is the Skype monetization issue to address. Following up on my other post Wednesday, I think I found one way to contribute to this while at CES. Bottom […]

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A Formula for Successful Partnering?

In a previous post I talked about the announcement of the Open AIM PhoneLine initiative and how, as one of their launch partnerships, they will be working with iotum to incorporate iotum’s Relevance Engine call management service into AIM PhoneLine. But there is another story behind the scenes in terms of how iotum and the […]

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Skype @ eBay DevCon: in pictures

Using Bubbleshare (well, you’re all tired of Flickr, right? and it’s a local product coming out of the Toronto area), I have finally organized my pics from the eBay/PayPal/Skype Developer’s Conference two weeks ago. Double click on any picture for a larger version and the slide show in a separate window. Enjoy! BubbleShare Aplogies for […]

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Commentary on “Skype Comes of Age”

Alec Saunders has posted his impressions from afar of information coming out of the eBay/Skype Developers Conference. Some observations: The conference definitely set a baseline for what to expect from Skype in terms of API evolution, eBay and PayPal integration and developer partner support. And it represented a major milestone in the value eBay is […]

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Skype API Developer Program: View from the Top

I just spent twenty minutes interviewing Lenn Pryor, Director of Skype’s Developer Platform Business Unit. Lenn joined Skype just over a year ago; that year has provided plenty of opportunity to not only to assess the potential but also to make the changes required to have a successful Developer Platform business. Skype Journal: Lenn, what […]

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Skype DevCon Session: The Future of the API

The Session “Servers and Plug-Ins: The Future of the API“, led by Mat Taylor, Skype’s API Product Manager, provided the Skype API roadmap for the API’s over the next six to nine months. (Click the link above for the slideshow.) Mat started out by reviewing the current status and highlighting what he felt were the […]

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Recipe for a Sustainable Skype Partner Business

At a session on business opportunities for the Skype API’s this afternoon. Charles Carleton, CEO of, gave a presentation on the recently launched Jyve Pro service. In the ensuing Q&A he commented on how his business relationship with Skyp. Key elements of Jyve Pro: Jyve Pro allows “experts” to charge for services delivered via […]

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