Skype cuts senior executives. Why?

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) gave the green light to Microsoft’s $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, the Internet telephony company. Now there are reports that many key senior executives have left or have been asked to leave the company.

Qik Opens Its Video Chat to (Almost) All Android Users

Qik has launched a new mobile app that will allow nearly all Android mobile users to video chat with their iPhone- and iPad-toting friends. That could opens its potential user base beyond just the few manufacturers and carriers it had struck deals with.

Video Chatting on the HTC EVO 4G

The HTC EVO 4G has two video chat options to take advantage of the second camera on the front of the phone. Laptop Magazine and I were wondering how well each client works, and we set out to do a comparison of Fring and Qik.

Yet Another New Live Video Play, Flixwagon

Last week we told you about Qik, prompting our knowledgeable readers to offer up names of other service providers, including Floobs, Sofia Digital and ComVu. This week, we bring…

Another $5.6 Million for Kyte.tv

The San Francisco-based startup behind mobile lifestreaming video service Kyte.tv, decentral.tv, has raised a whopping $5.6 million in new financing from Spanish…

At Le Web, Video is the Buzz

Le Web 3, Europe’s premier Internet-related conference, has attracted over a 1,000 people from across Europe. After talking to dozens of people, it has become clear — video is as hot in Europe as it is in the U.S. I found a couple of the startups that are worth keeping an eye on.