Microsoft Contemplates A Web Based Skype
It looks like Microsoft is ready to let people use Skype through Web apps, not just native apps.
Microsoft is hiring staff “to help us bring Skype experience on to the Web,” a move that could help people use the Internet-based video and audio chat service more broadly.
Skype’s VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) service today requires a native app to run on various operating systems. A browser-based version, though, could bring the service to OSes that aren’t supported, such as Google’s Chrome OS; make it easier for people to use Skype on a machine for which they don’t have installation privileges; and potentially integrate with other Web-based services.
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