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Being a victim of a phone scam is never fun, and here at Hiya we’re doing our best to protect and prevent you from being a scammer’s next victim. In our monthly round up of the “Worst Phone Scams of the Month,” we’ll keep you posted on the latest scams that are affecting fellow smartphone users, by informing…

Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern takes a deep dive into the current landscape of robocalls. With a passion to cut off robocalls at the source, Joanna researches the best solutions to take down the “robot apocalypse” of pre-recorded and unwanted phone calls. Lucky for her, that happens to be our specialty. “Apps like Hiya […] can…

Have you ever been put in a situation where you’ve disagreed with your team, or even your boss, but you’ve kept your mouth shut to avoid any conflict. We’ve all been there, but the question is are you really doing yourself and your team a favor by not speaking up? Well to Hiya Founder and…

Update: Earlier in June, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) recently introduced the ROBOCOP Act into the Senate. The ROBOCOP Act would direct the FCC to require that telephone service providers offer their customers free, optional robocall-blocking technology. If you’ve been caught at home sick with the flu and are just hoping to get a full…

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…