skype

Beware of Links to Baidu in Skype Messages

I recently logged into Skype and received two messages from people who I haven’t spoken too in years. Both messages contained a URL to Baidu with my Skype username at the end. I immediately became suspicious and after a cursory search of Google, I discovered that I wasn’t the only (more…)

Qik Shuts Down Featured Image

Founded in 2006, Qik enabled mobile phone users to share live video with their friends, family and followers. In January of 2011, the company was acquired by Skype. Three years after announcing the acquisition, the company has announced they will shutdown the service on April 30, 2014. The shut down (more…)

Communication Featured Image

One of the battles the WordPress.org project has faced since its inception is communication. Not just how much or how little but also the tools used to communicate. When I followed the development of WordPress with eagle eyes from 2008-2011, I used all of the communication channels that were available. (more…)