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Skype for Business: Support ends in 12 montths

On July 31, 2021, the support of Skype for Business will expire as planned by Microsoft – as announced in 2019.  From September 1, 2019 Microsoft will direct all new Office 365 customers to the teams. Microsoft is confident that … Continue reading

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Skype conferencing: no download, no account required

[German]Microsoft has – probably in view of the Corona crisis, all barriers to Skype conferences have been removed. You can start a ‘free meeting’ in your browser, in which anybody can participate. Advertising

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Skype for Business down? (Dec. 16, 2019)

[German]Currently there seems to be a problem with the Microsoft telephony service Skype for Business. The login doesn’t seem to work, so that no phone calls can be made via Skype. Advertising

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Skype for Business Online: To be retired at July 31, 2021

[German]At the end of July 2021, i.e. in 2 years, Skype for Business Online will be retired. Then the service will be replaced by teams. In addition, Microsoft plans Skype for Consumer Interop with an interoperation possibility for teams. Advertising

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Microsoft upgrades Skype for Business to Teams

As I remember that Microsoft has long had plans to replace Skype for Business (Lync) with its Microsoft Teams. There seems now that the upgrade will be announced in Skype for Business. Advertising

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Revised Skype for Web (March 2019)

Microsoft has released a new version of Skype for Web. This version brings HD video calls, revised notifications and more. But there are also restrictions like no Linux or Chrome OS support. Advertising

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Skype blocks editor options in Outlook 2010

A brief note for users who want to use Microsoft Office 2010 in conjunction with Skype for Business (2016). The Outlook editing options may not work after installing Office 2010. This is due to incorrect installation order of Office and … Continue reading

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Finito for Skype 7-Client

Bad news for users of the Skype 7 client: Microsoft has now finally pulled the plug and forces Skype users to install version 8 of the client. Advertising

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DoS vulnerability in Microsoft Skype for Business

[German]There was a vulnerability in Microsoft Skype for Business that allowed a Denial of Service attack. Microsoft has released at least fixes for affected Skype for Business builds. Advertising

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Skype Classic v7.x client; End of life extended …

[German]Microsoft now doesn’t want to discontinue the classic Skype v7.x client. The Redmond based company granted a grace period to Skype v7.x client, in which the respective service will be continued. Advertising

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