Category: Industry

Last month, we attended our first conference as Hiya at the IMS World Forum 2016 in Amsterdam. It was a great opportunity for us to learn about the IMS space and more importantly, to see how we can help make calls safer at the carrier level. Let me share a few key details that we…

Recently, a few of us attended the IMS World Forum in Amsterdam. This was the first time Hiya has attended this show.  We learned quite a bit, but more importantly, we confirmed that Hiya has a lot to offer the global IMS ecosystem. Network-based caller ID and spam detection is still a nascent market. There…

You know it’s a big deal when Republicans and Democrats are coming together to solve a problem. But you won’t be surprised when you hear that the problem is ROBOCALLS! We’ve all been dealing with this issue as robocalls are no longer just flooding our landlines but have hit our cell phones too. The Federal…

Hiya is stealing the spotlight as Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) shines it on us and our mission to fight against phishing and increase consumer awareness. Hear from Hiya’s chief operating officer, Stanley Kim and his stance on how the power of ‘caller ID’ is helping us combat phone spam! Read about our coverage from MEF…

Have you ever had a call that clearly says it’s a local call, but come to find out you’ve just gotten a call from an annoying telemarketer? This is what is known as, “call spoofing,” and it’s happening across the U.S. 10 News WTSP interviews Hiya’s very own product manager, Jonathan Nelson, who explains how…

Smartphones have made our lives a lot easier but, for some reason, identifying every call hasn’t been as easy with the rise in spam callers. No need to take our word for it; take it from Small Business Trends as they feature Hiya and show how we’re making it easier to see who’s calling. Learn…

Last week, Hiya was invited to attend the Do-Not-Call Law Enforcement Summit in Indiana. The summit was hosted by the nation’s Chief Spam Call prosecutor Greg Zoeller (also know as Indiana Attorney General). More than 50 other states’ AG offices, federal staff of the FCC and various law enforcement bureaus attended as well. For the…

Whitepages is spinning out its popular CallerID app into a new company called Hiya! Geekwire gets the inside scoop from Whitepages CEO Alex Algard who will also be the CEO of the new startup. “It’s really all about focus on a business that increasingly has fewer synergies with Whitepages,” Algard tells Geekwire. Learn more about…

International Business Times welcomes Hiya Inc. and our mission to end robocall and spam texts once and for all. What was formerly Whitepages Caller ID, came to life when founder Alex Algard saw an opportunity for the company and its services to grow on its own as Hiya Inc. Get the inside scoop about Hiya…

As Hiya spins off of Whitepages’ caller-ID app, TechCrunch covers our launch and highlights our goal to continue providing our 25 million users reliable caller ID and spam detection services. You’ll also get an inside look of how Whitepages came to be from the founder himself, Alex Algard, who started it as a project back…