Category: Industry

We’re excited to announce that Hiya has been awarded the 2019 Best Places to Work Award by Built in Seattle. Out of 2,000 companies under consideration, we placed in the Overall and Best Small Companies categories. The Built In Seattle Award recognizes businesses that go out of their way to provide employees with the support…

At Hiya, we strongly believe that consumers’ personal information must be tightly safeguarded. In light of a recent news story, we feel the need to be clearer than ever on this point. On January 30th, a story entitled “Click, Then Sue: Call-Blocking App Was Meet Market For Lawyers Seeking Clients” appeared in Forbes. For all…

We are pleased to announce that Marcelo Calbucci is stepping up from his previous position as VP, Product, to take the Chief Technology Officer role at Hiya, where he will be leading our engineering, product, operations, and partner certification teams. In this capacity, Marcelo will look to grow Hiya’s leadership in the mobile space, delivering…

Robocall scammers have taken their schemes to another level. They are now using your mom, co-worker, or even a local neighbor’s phone number to reel victims into their new spoofing campaign. However, the FCC had had enough and put their foot down by proposing a $37.5 million fine against the Arizona-based company that allegedly made…

As the heat rises this summer, so are the number of robocalls! Increasing by a billion from last quarter, we most recently found that in the second quarter of 2018, 5.9 billion robocalls were placed in the U.S. alone. But along with the growing number of robocalls, was the Neighbor Scam that has now began…

Spam and scam detection are at the heart of what we do at Hiya, and our primary focus is to provide this service to as many users possible around the world. You can find Hiya spam protection technologies in our flagship apps on iOS and Android, but also in Mr. Number, AT&T Call Protect, T-Mobile…