- News tagged "whatsapp"
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Facebook may be looking to enable a B2C communication model for WhatsApp. While nothing is confirmed yet, any future move in this direction would align WhatsApp more closely with Facebook's B2C plans for its Messenger platform.
Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015
WhatsApp voice calling has arrived on iOS! Hit the link to find out more.
Monday, 20 Apr 2015
Jan Koum, the CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp, announced on his Facebook that the instant messaging app now has 800 million monthly active users and is on track to hit one billion users later this year.
Friday, 3 Apr 2015
We're starting a new Weekly Roundup feature for tech news busy folks might have missed during the week. This week, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge hit Singapore, Xiaomi's low prices are going to go lower (for one day only), the Microsoft Surface 3 gets our hands-on, plus more.
Thursday, 2 Apr 2015
The Android version of WhatsApp has enabled a free voice call feature. This puts the popular mobile messaging app against competing services like Skype, Viber and WeChat.
Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014
Facebook has revealed the financial details about its US$22 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, with a significant amount spent on "goodwill".
Thursday, 13 Mar 2014
An IT consultant claimed he has found a security flaw in the Android version of popular instant messaging software, WhatsApp. By using a malware with unrestricted access to the Android device's SD card, a hacker is able to extract WhatsApp private messages and upload them without the owner's knowledge.
Thursday, 20 Feb 2014
Facebook just announced on its blog that it will be acquiring WhatsApp for US$19 billion.
Friday, 20 Dec 2013
Whatsapp CEO Jan Koum has just boasted that its instant messaging app enjoys having 400 million active monthly users, with 100 million of them joining in the last four months alone.
Thursday, 31 Oct 2013
Facebook is currently testing a new update to its Messenger app for Android, that's designed to distance itself from Facebook's main application. Improvements to the app have also been made to let it send and receive messages faster.