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Thursday, August 16, 2007

News: Skype Suffers Major Outage (Duncan Riley/TechCrunch)

I have come to depend on Skype more and more, esepcially for doing remote podcasts, so this doesn't make me feel very well. Alternatives include, AOL Instant Messenger and Gizmo. There are some online alternatives like uStream.tv, too, which allows 1-4 people live video conferences.

Skype Suffers Major Outage (Duncan Riley/TechCrunch)

Skype Suffers Major Outage  —  Skype has suffered a major service outage that started from approximately 3am PST Thursday.  —  Skype advised that their engineering team had determined that the downtime was due to a software issue, with the problem expected to be solved "within 12 to 24 hours."

Source:   TechCrunch

Author:   Duncan Riley

Link:   http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/08/16/skype-suffers…

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