Skype /ˈskaɪp/ is a freemium voice-over-IP service and instant messaging client, currently developed by the Microsoft Skype Division. The name was derived from "sky" and "peer".Skype was first released in August 2003. It was created by Janus Friis (Denmark) and Niklas Zennström (Sweden) in cooperation with Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu, and Jaan Tallinn (Estonia), who supplied the backend which was also used in Kazaa. Skype had 663 million registered users as of the end of 2010. It was bought by Microsoft in 2011 for $8.5 billion.
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  • Flex hours: making it work for your business

    … that flexible work isn’t just good for employees, it’s good for employers. So, are there any downsides to offering employees options when it comes to when and where they work? While workplace flexibility is one way for employers to foster sustainable employment, it can also present some challenges for your business. Common concerns include how…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 24 readers -
  • Make Business Cards Great Again

    … is instant when you give someone your business card. They don’t have to search for you on Facebook or LinkedIn and find the “right one.” They don’t have to try to remember your law firm’s name, Google the website, and click through the list of lawyers to find you (where you may or may not have an email address listed – you should). Each new connection…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 22 readers -
  • How To Welcome Your New Client

    … meetings, including face-to-face, Skype, phone call, and more. Give Them Something To Remember You By: Swag Sometimes the little things can make all of the difference. When a law firm provides free swag, if it is really cool and useful, the recipients take notice and find it memorable. Swag refers to branded tangible items that a business gives out…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 19 readers -

    … with a permanent injunction (Domestic Violence Injunction, Repeat Violence Injunction, Sexual Violence Injunction, Stalking or Cyber Stalking Injunction) your rights can be dramatically affected. The effects of an injunction being entered against you go far beyond simply not being able to be near the person who filed the petition. Unlike other…

    Khara Alvero/ Mander Law Group- 7 readers -
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