Skype also discontinued its "dragonfly" feature, a community-generated yellow-pages product, and other features which were deemed to be under-performing or a distraction to management.Many users and observers had commented on the high rate of dropped calls and the difficulty reconnecting dropped calls.In advancing this strategy, Skype released many new products, substantially revamping its flagship Windows software (3.8 - 4.0), and its mac OS and Linux software; while introducing new software products for smartphones, and consumer electronics.In 2009, Skype 4.0 was released, featuring full-screen high-quality video calling. As of 2010, Skype was available in 27 languages and has 660 million worldwide users, an average of over 100 million active each month, and Redmond, Washington. Skype was acquired by Microsoft in May 2011 for .5 billion.
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Skypecasting remained in beta until it was discontinued on 1 September 2008.
Skypecasts hosted public conference calls for up to 100 people at a time.
In August 2003, the first public beta version was released.
The Skype software was originally developed by Estonians Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu and Jaan Tallinn, who together with Janus Friis and Niklas Zennström were also behind the peer-to-peer file sharing software Kazaa.