Snapchat leak hints at a bid to fight Facebook Messenger
A redesigned chat interface would bring full-on video calls and more.
Google now lets you join Hangouts as a guest, no account needed
You don't need a Google account to use Hangouts anymore
Hangouts video calls are getting a quality boost
Your web-based Hangouts video calls should start sooner and look nicer.
Skype video and voice chats come to Office and Outlook on the web
If you want to talk to your pals while you work on an Office document, Skype can make it happen.
Skype gets shareable conversation links for easy invites
Inviting someone to join a Skype call is as easy as sharing a URL.
Nucleus wants to take the friction out of video calling
The Nucleus promises to let you make video calls in less than a second.
Skype Translator is rolling out to all desktop users
After a preview period, Skype Translator is available for all users on the desktop.
Yahoo's Livetext is a messaging app for the Snapchat generation
Yahoo's Livetext app pairs video with one-on-one text conversations. There's no sound, though, so you'll have to rely on old-fashioned typing and facial expressions to get the point across.
President Obama welcomes telepresence robots into the White House
What's next, a robot president?