A Saudi man studying in the US and a Saudi woman in the kingdom have married via Skype, the online chat application, a report said.
“I was in the beginning surprised when I was asked to conduct the marriage between a man in
A day after the Syrian Electronic Army said it had hacked into Skype's social media accounts, the Internet calling service acknowledged it had been hit with a "cyber attack" but said no user information was compromised.
Bahrain is considering introducing controls on calls made via the Internet, including those on Skype and Viber, said a top official.
Minister of State for Communications Affairs Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa confirmed the p
The UAE's top telecom operator Etisalat has stopped blocking the website of Skype, the world's No.1 internet-based phone call provider, although the move could put further pressure on the state-controlled firm's revenue.
Some Internet-based communication tools such as Skype and Whatsapp flout Saudi Arabia's telecom laws, the regulator said on Sunday, instructing telecom operators to quickly ensure these services comply.
Some popular internet-based communcation applications, including Skype, Viber and WhatsApp may be banned in Saudi Arabia if the companies fail to provide monitoring servers in the kingdom, a report said.
UAE telecoms operator Etisalat will offer internet-based phone calls by the end of the second quarter, a top executive told Reuters, as the former monopoly tries to fight off competition from Skype and other international providers. &nb
Skype, the software application that allows users to make free voice, video calls and chats, has entered into an agreement to acquire GroupMe, a provider of mobile group messaging services.
GroupMe was founded in 2010 at the Techcrunch Dis
Facebook will add Skype video chat to its pages, aiming to spice up the appeal of the world's No 1 Internet social networking service while fending off increased competition from Google.
The agreement, announced by Facebook chief execu
Skype, which is being bought by Microsoft for $8.5 billion, introduced a new service on Thursday allowing users of Android phones to make free video calls to Skype contacts, including those on Apple iPhones.
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