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Skype says software to blame for 24-hour outage

Skype SA says a software glitch caused the Internet calling and messaging service’s major outage last week.

In a blog post Wednesday, chief information officer Lars Rabbe said the 24-hour outage that cut service for millions of users stemmed from a problem in a version of Skype’s software for computers running Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system. Get the full story »

Skype says two-thirds of users still can’t log in

From ComputerWorld | Skype estimates that about two-thirds of its users are still unable to log in after an outage caused by problems with its underlying peer-to-peer interconnection system, it said in a blog post around midday European time Thursday.

Skype hit by outage, says it is investigating

Internet phone and video service Skype went down in a global service outage on Wednesday, underscoring a weakness of the free online communication tool. Get the full story »