Skype Unveils 2.0 Beta With Video Calling

  • December 2, 2005
VoIP firm Skype, recently purchased by eBay, announced Thursday that they have released the beta version of Skype 2.0, which incorporates free one-to-one video calling. In addition to the video feature, the new release also includes contact grouping, a simplified user interface, personalization features like avatars and "mood messages," and a Skype toolbar for Microsoft Outlook, allowing one-click calling to Outlook address book contacts.

--Shankar Gupta

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