Category: Protection

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!)

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…

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…

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…