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Skype targets podcasters and live streamers with a new feature for recording video calls – TechCrunch

Microsoft is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of podcasts and videos to make Skype more appealing to content creators. The company is now testing a new “Skype for Content Creators” mode for its desktop app that will allow creators to place and record calls using Skype software, which can …

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Microsoft can ban you for using offensive language – TechCrunch

A report by CSOOnline presented the possibility that Microsoft would be able to ban “offensive language” from Skype, Xbox, and, inexplicably, Office. The post, which cites Microsoft’s new terms of use, said that the company would not allow users to “publicly display or use the Services to share inappropriate content …

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Microsoft updates Code of Conduct to crack down on offensive content

Microsoft distributed an email over the weekend alerting customers to its updated Code of Conduct rules starting May 1, 2018. The company re-worded the language to make its restrictions clear across all Microsoft Services. The post Microsoft updates Code of Conduct to crack down on offensive content appeared first on …

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7 Exotic technologies that were once science fiction, but now exist in reality

It’s no big surprise that engineers and scientists working in cutting edge tech are often inspired by science fiction. Here are seven examples of sci-fi gadgets engineers helped bring to life. The post 7 Exotic technologies that were once science fiction, but now exist in reality appeared first on Digital …

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Microsoft and Signal team up to bring end-to-end encryption to Skype

Using Open Whisper System’s Signal Protocol, Skype has released a preview of end-to-end encrypted “Private Conversations” to select users, providing an extra layer of security for Skype content. The post Microsoft and Signal team up to bring end-to-end encryption to Skype appeared first on Digital Trends. Source link

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Skype adds e2e encrypted ‘private chats’ powered by Signal Protocol

Microsoft-owned VoIP and messaging platform Skype has long been criticized for lacking end-to-end encryption. Which means Skype communications are not protected by a zero access architecture — and the company could be leaned on to provide authorities with your decrypted content data, for example. It’s also previously been shown accessing …

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