Skype Partners with Verizon, Acquires Qik
Rick Osterlash from Skype joins Todd for the TPN Live CES coverage. They talk about the new iPhone 2 way calling application. They also announced two items.
First of all, they announced their partnership with Verizon. Second, they announced the acquisition of Qik – a video sharing company.
Skype launched extended partnerships with TV companies (Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, etc) and certain Blu-Ray devices. They also announced group video calling.
Rick also throws out some great numbers. 25% of all long distance calling is through Skype.
Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central
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