Category: Phone Experience

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…

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…