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Skype – eBay: Passive Separation

With the announcement of the Skype IPO a few weeks ago we are starting to see the devolution of any previous attempts at Skype – eBay synergy. Yesterday Phil reported on eBay’s removal of Skype voice and chat buttons in eBay listings effective June 10, 2009. My major introduction to Skype personnel and the Skype […]

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Skype Sightings at eBay Live

An undercurrent of Skype awareness around eBay Live’s opening day I remained in Boston for the first day of eBay Live – eBay’s annual event for its infrastructure players and Resellers – and found evidence of Skype awareness in various ways: The Cheerleader: a Skype Partner exhibits on the eBay Live show floor The User: […]

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Off to Skype Developers Conference

Since last year’s Skype Developer Conference we have seen progress on the road map that was laid out at the time. Specifically there were two primary requests from developers: (i) access to the Skype voice channel and (ii) a call transfer API. While both features have become available there are still some loose ends to […]

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Skype Extras: Goals and Achievements

Recently Skype announced the crossing of a benchmark for the Skype Extras program: passing the ten million download mark in just over four months of availability. In the past I have written about a few of their successful partners: Pamela, Skylook, Unyte and HiDefConferencing. According to this press release (and the Skype Extras Downloads report) […]

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