Category: Industry

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better… it has. For months now, Hiya has been working to build a service that can integrate directly at the network level. But we couldn’t talk about it. We love our app and we know we can be more than “just” an [awesome, amazing, inspiring even, mind-blowing]…

No matter where you live, spammers will get the best of you. Hiya operates and is helping with the fight against spam, scam, and robocalls in over 200 countries and territories. The following ten countries (in order, starting with the worst) have the worst spam/scam problems, we’ve seen yet! •United Kingdom Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) Scam:…

“Do you Samsung take Hiya to be your leading source for caller identification and phone spam detection services, to block and identify, from this day forward, from robocalls, from telemarketers, and from any type of spam and scam callers, Until the fight against unwanted callers has been conquered?” By the power vested by us, we’re…

It may be summer, and most of us are enjoying the sunny weather with a little rest and relaxation, but unfortunately, it doesn’t mean scammers are taking a break. This month, we have confirmed that SMiShing attacks from a number of banks in North America are not slowing down. U.S. customers are still receiving spam…

Joining the ranks of Samsung, who’s been providing robocall and spam protection to their customers since February after partnering with Hiya (then Whitepages), Google is stepping up their game in the fight against robocalls. Yesterday, Google announced a new version of Google Dialer that includes spam protection features for Nexus and Android One devices. Google’s…

The FCC is taking a strong stance in the fight against robocalls by pushing major wireless and wireline phone companies to take immediate action in providing technology that will block unwanted robocalls to all consumers at no charge. While Hiya is in full support of the fight against robocalls, we also believe it is critical…

A VP of Product should be passionate about their field and Mayur Kamat is no exception. Hiya is all about improving the phone experience and Mayur’s vision and expertise are just what we need to get us there. “Phone calls have existed for more than a century and the experience has been largely unchanged. If…

Hiya made its first appearance in June on Geekwire 200, but this month they’ve made the biggest jump! Moving up 62 spots to number 134, the caller ID app officially spun out of Whitepages in April, and continues to grow and keeps users up-to-date on the latest phone scams, phone protection, and industry news and…

• February 26, 1934: President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) established the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) during the New Deal. Aiming to create an independent agency specializing in communications. The FCC had authority over radio, telephone, telegraph, and cable companies. • June 19, 1934: FDR signed the Communications Act of 1934, replacing the Federal Radio Commission…