Skype To Be Accessed Via Browser
After Microsoft finalized it’s $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, it was a topic of great interest as to where they were going to take it. I myself was imaging a hybrid of Skype and Lync Communicator, but recent Microsoft job adverts have suggested otherwise.
“Team Rendezvous at Skype is looking for passionate, team-oriented and self-motivated Developers to help us bring Skype experience on to the Web,” Microsoft writes in the job postings. “You will have a chance to integrate existing Skype solutions on to the web with the support of the backend services built from the ground up using [the] latest Microsoft technologies. [The] result of your work will be used by hundreds millions of thankful users worldwide.”
It seems that HTML5 is taking off dramatically since it’s creation. With it’s application to both desktop and mobile, it’s definitely a lucrative area, and will be for the foreseeable future.