Category: Phone Experience

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…