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Android Auto app surpasses 500 million downloads on Google Play Store
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Android Auto app surpasses 500 million downloads on Google Play Store

Recently a Skype update has added Android Auto support for text messages as well.

Delhi University releases new plan to conduct internal assessment online and viva-voce via Skype
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Delhi University releases new plan to conduct internal assessment online and viva-voce via Skype

Delhi University has released its new plan for conducting internal assessment, viva-voce, practical, oral (moot courts), internship and other evaluation modes for the 2019-2020 session.

Microsoft Skype now lets you change, blur background for video calls: Here's how to enable it
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Microsoft Skype now lets you change, blur background for video calls: Here's how to enable it

The latest version of Microsoft Skype is available on Windows, Mac, Linux and web.

Skype's new Meet Now service lets you video call without needing to download app or even sign-in: How it works
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Skype's new Meet Now service lets you video call without needing to download app or even sign-in: How it works

The unique ‘Meet Now' link can open your Skype app on any device and you can join as a guest, even if you are not signed in.

Houseparty, Zoom, WhatsApp, other video calling apps see surge in activity following coronavirus-related lockdowns
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Houseparty, Zoom, WhatsApp, other video calling apps see surge in activity following coronavirus-related lockdowns

Zoom has seen the biggest surge in user base with its daily usage, rising by over 300 percent since the lockdown.

Microsoft says Skype users surge 70 percent amid Coronavirus Outbreak
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Microsoft says Skype users surge 70 percent amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Microsoft's Skype has seen a surge in userbase to 40 million users post-Coronavirus Outbreak.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Houseparty, Zoom and other apps you can use to stay in touch while social distancing
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Houseparty, Zoom and other apps you can use to stay in touch while social distancing

Zoom can be used to connect with up to 100 people at a time, mostly used for work purposes.

Microsoft says its contractors listen to Skype conversations only with permission
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Microsoft says its contractors listen to Skype conversations only with permission

This comes after Apple revealed it had a Siri grading program, in which people listen to snippets of conversations.

Skype introduces mobile screen-sharing feature for all the Android and iOS users
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Skype introduces mobile screen-sharing feature for all the Android and iOS users

Skype users can now share their mobile device's screens with the other person during a call.

Skype can be deemed a telecom operator as it offers paid outgoing calls, says EU court
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Skype can be deemed a telecom operator as it offers paid outgoing calls, says EU court

Skype had argued that it did not transmit signals itself and did not provide any electronic comm. services.

Skype testing screen-sharing feature on its iOS and Android apps for beta users
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Skype testing screen-sharing feature on its iOS and Android apps for beta users

Microsoft has announced that this feature will be available on the latest Skype Insider build

Skype is testing a feature that will allow you to share mobile screen during calls
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Skype is testing a feature that will allow you to share mobile screen during calls

Skype recently announced that users can now call up to 50 people on a video or audio group call.

Microsoft's Skype now lets you call 50 people together on a group conference
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Microsoft's Skype now lets you call 50 people together on a group conference

Skype is doubling the number of people that can simultaneously be on a video or audio group call.

Skype doubles participant limit in group video call, now allows up to 50 people
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Skype doubles participant limit in group video call, now allows up to 50 people

Up till now Skype only 25 people to be added simultaneously in a group video call.

Skype for Web refreshed with new features like HD video calling, call record, more
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Skype for Web refreshed with new features like HD video calling, call record, more

The new Skype for Web will be available on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers.

Skype introduces background blur on video calls to save you from embarrassment
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Skype introduces background blur on video calls to save you from embarrassment

The new background blur feature will only show up if you're on the latest version of Skype.

TRAI recommendations on regulation of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger by Feb-end: Report
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TRAI recommendations on regulation of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger by Feb-end: Report

Last year, TRAI initiated a consultation to explore the regulatory framework for OTT apps.

Google to transition G Suite users from Hangouts to Chat and Meet by October 2019
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Google to transition G Suite users from Hangouts to Chat and Meet by October 2019

Google says regular users will see a free version of Chat and Meet following the G Suite transition.

Microsoft to soon introduce a consumer version of its Microsoft 365 bundle
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Microsoft to soon introduce a consumer version of its Microsoft 365 bundle

The job post notes that the team behind Microsoft 365 Consumer oversees the Windows platform.

Skype rolls out support for real-time captions and subtitles to the app
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Skype rolls out support for real-time captions and subtitles to the app

The features are aimed at users who are deaf or hard of hearing to read the words during a call.