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Skype and WhatsApp face tougher EU customer data security rules

Skype and WhatsApp face tougher EU customer data security rules

Written by on December 13, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Messaging services such as Microsoft’s Skype and Facebook’s WhatsApp face stricter rules on how they handle customer data under new security laws due to be proposed by the European Union, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. The EU executive wants to extend some rules that now only apply to telecom […]

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Former Skype people launch ultra-private messaging and video app

Former Skype people launch ultra-private messaging and video app

Written by on March 14, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A group of former Skype technologists, backed by the co-founder of the messaging platform, has introduced a new version of its own messaging service that promises end-to-end encryption for all conversations, including by video. Wire, a 50-person start-up mostly made up of engineers, is stepping into a global political debate over encryption […]

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Skype summoned for failure to share call data

Skype summoned for failure to share call data

Written by on May 26, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Online communication service Skype has been summoned to appear in court in Belgium after refusing to pass on customer data to aid a criminal investigation, a court spokesman said. A court in Mechelen, just north of Brussels, had asked for data from messages and calls exchanged on Microsoft-owned Skype, arguing that telecom […]

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Murdoch wins Sky-Skype name battle with Microsoft

Written by on May 6, 2015 in Snippets with 0 Comments

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – In a clash of corporate titans over naming rights in a fast-changing industry, Microsoft and its Skype phone service came out on the losing side of an EU court battle on Tuesday with Rupert Murdoch’s television business Sky. Judges at the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg upheld a complaint […]

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Skype Chooses MACH For Direct Operator Billing – GoMo News

Written by on September 5, 2012 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

The gaming industry has been saying for years that Direct Operator Billing is the most intuitive way to pay. It has the least number of clicks and the highest conversion rates – 10 times higher than other billing methods. Now Skype agrees – in a move that is both slick and deeply ironic. You can […]

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