Skype has added a new notification panel to manage mentions in group chats, notifications about missed calls and reactions to messages.
Skype users using the client on Android, iOS and Windows, will now see a pop-up in the conversation or thread itself with a special button for summoning the assistant when needed.
Microsoft has plans to make big changes to Skype for its Windows platform. On July 7, the current 'Modern' version of Skype, which was released for Windows 8, will no longer be available.
Skype is gearing up to launch an all India-specific version as the company sees India as one of its future markets.
Microsoft has released a test version of Skype that lets people make Internet calls from web browsers, eliminating the need to install special applications.
Skype for Android has got a major UI redesign even as the service says it has passed a whopping 100 million downloads on the platform. Version 4.0 of Skype on
Skype for Android devices recently received an update that allows users to sign in and merge their Skype account with their Microsoft account.