Microsoft (mostly) fixes 'ring after pickup' bug in Skype for Windows 8.1

Microsoft (mostly) fixes 'ring after pickup' bug in Skype for Windows 8.1
Back to the Metro-Style/Windows Store/Modern version of Skype: Microsoft officials also said on March 10 that the new version of Skype for Windows 8.1 also improves the synchronization of Skype across devices. Chat history and read messages will be …
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Skype for Xbox One gets updated with push notifications, synced chats
MICROSOFT SUBSIDIARY Skype has released the first update for its Xbox One app, delivering some additional features including synced chats and push notifications. "Since we launched Skype for Xbox One in November, we've been hard at work improving …
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eBay, Carl Icahn butt heads over Skype sale
In its "The Truth About Skype" rebuttal, eBay tried to explain its Skype deal from acquisition to sale and responded to what it called Icahn's "made-up facts." During the 2009 sale of Skype, eBay CEO John Donahoe acknowledged that the purchase of the …
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Want to see a hospital doctor? Skype him: Hospital plans to use video calling
Typical of cases which could be seen by Skype video conference would be people who have had routine surgery or other treatment and simply need a doctor to review final scans before formally discharging them. Anyone needing face-to face contact and …
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Creating a Web Service with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) by Dan Wahlin

Creating a Web Service with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) by Dan Wahlin

blogs.interfacett.com Dan Wahlin shows us the fundamentals of creating a Web Service with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)

PAF s’ Multimedia paffalcons.com Pakistan’s first Communications Satellite PAKSAT-1R, as a part of Pakistan’s Space Programme 2040, was launched on Thursday at 2117 hrs on board China’s Satellite Launch Vehicle from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. Besides others, launch was witnessed by Secretary Defence Lt Gen Syed Athar Ali (R), Secretary Foreign Affairs, Salman Bashir, Director General, Strategic Plans Division Lt Gen Khalid Ahmed Kidwai (R) and Ambassador of Pakistan to China, Muhammad Masood Khan, said a press release issued here. PAKSAT-1R has a total of 30 transponders, 12 in C-band and 18 in Ku-band. The satellite will be deployed at 380E in the Geo-stationary orbit and it will replace the existing satellite PAKSAT-1. PAKSAT-1R has a design life of 15 years and will provide TV broadcasting, Internet and data communication services across South and Central Asia, Eastern Europe, East Africa and the Far East. This satellite now enables extending of communication services to all areas of Pakistan. The National Command Authority (NCA) recently approved Pakistan’s Space Programme 2040 during its meeting at the Strategic Plans Division (SPD) on 14 July 2011. Earlier, the contract for the development of PAKSAT-1R was signed between Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) in October 2008 during the visit of the President of Pakistan to China. Pakistani engineers have worked closely with their
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