Seattle Times announced online people-search company Whitepages recent spin-off, Hiya! Previously Whitepages CallerID, Whitepages founder and CEO Alex Algard decided to focus on this division of the business with the new startup.
Hiya will serve both as a way to cut down on spam calls and will give users the ability to know who is calling if that number is not in their contact list.
“People no longer pick up their phones anymore unless the number is in their address book,” Algard said.
Learn how Hiya will expand on their ability to screen unwanted calls and their goal to reach an international market by clicking on the image below: