Category: News

WFSB Channel 3 News met a woman in Chester, Connecticut who wasn’t fooled when she received an unsolicited call from Washington State. The caller had told her he was from the IRS and if she didn’t pay them, she’d be arrested. Lucky for her, she trusted her instincts, but not all IRS scam victims are…

We all know scam callers are out there. They need to stop. The question shouldn’t be, “What do I do after I have gotten scammed?” The question should be, “How do I avoid getting scammed in the first place?” Follow John Holt as he poses this very question – and highlights a little app that you…

As the IRS Scam continues to rise, everyone is looking for a solution. Thankfully, for Joe Chiodo and the KCTV5 News team, they found Hiya! Take a look as KCTV5 downloads Hiya and puts it to the test to see if it can keep consumers safe from scams. (Hint: it can!)

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…

Hiya is making waves as one of Brit + Co’s 5 Best Apps of the Week! Don’t take our word for it – check out what Brit + Co has to say about Hiya’s ability to weed out spam and fraud callers. Go on, read all about us on Brit + Co at the image below:…

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…

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…