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‘Pen pals’ who Skype make the world smaller

April 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Standing in front of a computer screen, fifth-grader Hannah SnoBeck of Ben Franklin Elementary held up a page of her homework. Above her, the blurred image of students in Kongsvinger, Norway, filled a projection screen. Continue Reading

Microsoft agrees to buy Skype for $8.5 billion

May 10, 2011 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK Microsoft has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker’s 36-year history. Continue Reading

Microsoft agrees to buy Skype for $8.5B

May 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Microsoft Corp. said today that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker’s 36-year history. Continue Reading

Vt. Guard chief warns he’s target of Facebook scam

February 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Facebook and Skype scammer used the name and photo of a high-ranking Vermont National Guard general to steal $3,000 from a Canadian woman in what’s believed to be one of a number of frauds that exploit the authority of the military. Continue Reading

Skype connects soldier with Rotary Club in Park Rapids

January 22, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Lt. Col. Dave W. Konshok, who is 8,000 miles away serving with his U.S. Air Force Reserves unit in Afghanistan, had a visit with his fellow Park Rapids Rotarians this week using Skype Internet technology. Continue Reading