Microsoft is shutting down the desktop programming interface for Skype, effective the end of this year. Microsoft made the decision to kill the desktop API back in July, informing developers of that decision back then. But the shutdown hit the mainstream fan over the weekend, when the following warning began appearing as users log in to Skype. Read the full story here.
Skype has confirmed it's shutting down all third-party access to its desktop API at the end of the year.