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California Lawmakers Defeat Internet Privacy Bill

California lawmakers on Thursday rejected an Internet privacy bill for a second time after heavy lobbying from Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites that objected to more state regulation.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

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Tech Report: Skype Disrupted During Login Glitch

Skype has released a new version of its program after some users were unable to sign in.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/27/2011

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California State Senate Rejects Social Network Privacy Bill

California senators rejected a bill Friday designed to increase privacy on social networking sites, persuaded by objections from some of the burgeoning industry’s biggest players.

CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011

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Skype Cancels IPO To Clear Way For Microsoft Sale

Internet calling service Skype has cancelled its IPO now that it’s agreed to be sold to Microsoft for $8.5 billion.

CBS San Francisco–05/20/2011

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Tech Report: Skype Forcing Changes In Wireless Industry

As Skype becomes an increasingly relevant communication tool, billing methods by phone companies are being forced to change.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2011

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Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday 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.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

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Closer Look: Bay Area Teachers Bring Skype To Classroom

Teachers at a Bay Area school have joined thousands of others using a free program by online telephony firm Skype to connect with other instructors around the world.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/22/2011

People demonstrate in support of the Egyptian people's protests against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak in front of the Egyptian embassy in Washington on January 29, 2011 (photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Hercules Parents Keep In Touch With Daughter In Cairo

The continuing political tensions in Egypt are leaving for some anxious moments for many Bay Area families.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/30/2011

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Skype Adding Wi-Fi, 3G Video Calling To iPhone App

Users of the Internet calling and messaging service will be able to use both Wi-Fi and AT&T Inc.’s 3G cellular network. FaceTime software, which comes with iPhones, works only with Wi-Fi.

CBS San Francisco–12/30/2010

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Skype Getting New Chief Executive From Cisco

Skype is replacing its CEO with a Cisco Systems executive, a change that may indicate the Internet calling service is closer to announcing specific plans for an initial public offering.

CBS San Francisco–10/04/2010

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