When we use Skype to talk to our dear ones, we don’t think twice about it. Why have we not adopted the same video conferencing for our work? This might sound a little strange but if you think a little deeper on the subject then you are sure to be smiling at being so naïve to have not used the Skype as your primary communication tool. We are all aware of the significance of business communication and the kind of role video conferencing plays. Video conferencing has come a long way from being just the hazy video quality we received at our offices – the devices used nowadays are far more advanced that provide high resolution video and superior audio quality. (more…)
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Lady Gaga enables followers to embrace their awkwardness while deepening the perceived relationship they feel they have with the celebrity
COLUMBIA, Mo. – According to recent statistics, more than 175 million tweets are sent daily, and 11 accounts are created every second on Twitter. One celebrity who boasts the highest amount of global subscribers is singer Lady Gaga who enjoys more than 40 million Twitter followers. Now, University of Missouri communication researchers have found that online social media gives users an outlet to embrace their differences and provide emotional support to others while deepening perceived relationships they feel they have with celebrities. (more…)
Skype session with author Alexandra Styron illuminates father’s work
A literature class at the University of Delaware’s Osher Lifelong Learning program in Lewes recently participated in an unexpected one-on-one conversation with Alexandra Styron about the life and work of her father, celebrated author William Styron, famous for novels like The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie’s Choice.
A novelist in her own right, Alexandra Styron recounts her experiences growing up in a household often full of drama and turmoil in her memoir Reading My Father. (more…)
Serena Lee aspires to increase our understanding of people living with “invisible disabilities.” Amy Stuyvesant wants to figure out how changes in hurricane activity are helping or hindering the forests of Puerto Rico.
Although their subjects of their research are unrelated, these two graduating seniors share a key distinction. Thanks to the Wasserman Undergraduate Scholars Program, they are pursuing high-level research that they expect to have an impact far beyond UCLA. (more…)
Blockbuster titles, Steven Spielberg-produced Halo TV series, and exclusive agreements with the NFL transform games, TV and entertainment for the 21st century living room.
REDMOND, Wash. — May 21, 2013 — A new vision for the future comes to life today as Microsoft Corp. unveils Xbox One , the all-in-one gaming and entertainment system created for today and the next generation. At Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Wash., the company showcased how Xbox One puts you at the center of all your games, TV, movies, music, sports and Skype.
“Xbox One is designed to deliver a whole new generation of blockbuster games, television and entertainment in a powerful, all-in-one device,” said Don Mattrick, president, Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. “Our unique, modern architecture brings simplicity to the living room and, for the first time ever, the ability to instantly switch across your games and entertainment.” (more…)
Get a behind-the-scenes look at futuristic technology demos showing how big data, machine learning and natural user interfaces are helping to bring about a new world of “intelligent technology.”
REDMOND, Wash. – March 4, 2013 – Microsoft’s strategic and technical vision for the future was discussed this week at TechForum, an annual event hosted by Craig Mundie, senior advisor to the CEO, and Eric Rudder, Microsoft’s chief technical strategy officer.
Mundie and Rudder were joined by Interactive Entertainment Business President Don Mattrick, Online Services Division President Qi Lu, Skype Division President Tony Bates, Microsoft Office Division President Kurt DelBene, Chief Research Officer Rick Rashid and others in discussing and demonstrating how the company is approaching this evolution in computing. (more…)
It is comparatively easy and simple to plan a tour that is well-known in advance. Entire details will be noted and the execution will be done without many complications but what if there is a sudden change in the plan? If there is an extension of the trip which is unexpected then, how will it be managed? The ultimate hurdle faced during this situation is when the operation is jumbled up with multiple thoughts. Fortunately, there are few ways which can simplify this hassle and help in providing support for the extended trip. The top of the list is attained by applications because; most people possess a Smartphone which is capable of guiding them with inbuilt features. The additional reinforcement is offered by travel apps such as,
- Kayak: Kayak is the first of its kind that provided travel services on the web. They have designed a mobile app which is good as well as helps in searching flights data. This app features an option called explore; it shows the map with various locations in the world and the costs to travel to that particular place that can be met through same day cash loans.
- TripAdvisor: If there is a necessity to travel to an unknown location then this app can help you out by offering millions of reviews provided by many people. This application features aspects such as accommodation, things to eat and many more. (more…)
Skype announces the new Skype for Windows 8, featuring sleek and modern design and available with the launch of Windows 8 on October 26.
Oct. 22, 2012 – Skype announced Skype for Windows 8 today, bringing together popular Skype features and the new design of Windows 8.
The release focuses on delivering an experience that is simpler, faster and easier to use. Skype for Windows 8 includes top Skype features like IM, audio and video calls. It also takes advantage of some of the new features and functionality of Windows 8 that put people front and center; including integration in to the People Hub, ability to pin favorite contacts as a tile for easy access and the Skype Live Tile that shows messages and notifications right on the Start Screen. (more…)