Microsoft working on HTML5 version of Skype
TMCnet has come across an interesting job listing from Microsoft that suggests that the tech giant is looking to build an HTML5 version of Skype.
Team at Skype is looking for passionate, team-oriented and self-motivated developers to help us bring Skype experience on to the Web.
You will have a chance to integrate existing Skype solutions on to the web with the support of the backend services build from the ground up using latest Microsoft technologies. Result of your work will be used by hundreds millions of thankful users worldwide.
The obvious advantages of a web-based version of Skype are threefold: It could run without a separately installed application, eliminate the need for software updates, and, most likely, work with all browsers, including those on mobile phones.