Microsoft working on HTML5 version of Skype for browsers

Microsoft is working on a new version of Skype to run in Web browsers, and is hiring developers to build it. At least four job ads describe a "Skype for Browsers" project and show that Microsoft is looking for software engineers in London and Prague with "real world experience developing HTML5 UI’s including rich interaction based on JavaScript." Skype is already integrated with Facebook, with an app including instant messages, voice, and video calls. But Skype for Browsers won't be restricted to Facebook. "Team Rendezvous at Skype is looking for passionate, team-oriented and self-motivated Developers to help us bring Skype experience on to the Web," Microsoft writes in the job postings. "You will have a chance to integrate existing Skype solutions on to the web with the support of the backend services built from the ground up using [the] latest Microsoft technologies. [The] result of your work will be used by hundreds millions of thankful users worldwide." Microsoft closed its $8.5 billion acquisition

Microsoft working on HTML5 version of Skype for browsers

Microsoft is reportedly working to bring Skype's voice calling functionality to browsers without the need for a standalone client app. This is according to at least four job ads posted by ...

Tue 17 Apr 12 from Techspot

Microsoft working on web-based Skype for Browsers

Google might be doing everything it can to turn Chrome into a full-fledged Skype competitor, but it looks like Microsoft has been planning to challenge them in the cloud all along. Based on ...

Mon 16 Apr 12 from Geek.com

Microsoft Job Postings Reveal "Skype For Browsers" Project

A series of job postings from Microsoft hint at - well, actually they come out and state that - Microsoft intends to bring Skype to the web browser. The posts, which describe positions for software ...

Mon 16 Apr 12 from TechCrunch

Microsoft job ads reveal HTML5 version of Skype coming to Web browsers

Microsoft is working on a new version of Skype to run in Web browsers, and is hiring developers to build it. At least four job ads describe a "Skype for Browsers" project and show that Microsoft ...

Mon 16 Apr 12 from Arstechnica

WebRTC in Chrome will remove need to install Skype

It has only been a few months since Google turned on WebRTC in Chrome’s developer channel. Now, support for the HTML5 realtime audio and video specification is available in all Chrome ...

Thu 12 Apr 12 from Geek.com

Browser-based Skype app coming to take on Google+ Hangouts

Microsoft looks set to head-off the threat presented by the Google+ Hangouts video conferencing functionality, by launching a Skype web app.In its first major maneuver since paying a whopping ...

Mon 16 Apr 12 from Techradar

Microsoft Wants To Build Skype Into Web Browsers

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new version of Skype to run in Web browsers, according to a recent job listing by the company. Microsoft listed at least four job ads describing a "Skype ...

Tue 17 Apr 12 from RedOrbit

Microsoft Wanting To Build Skype Into Web Browsers, Tue 17 Apr 12 from RedOrbit

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