• News tagged "whatsapp"

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015

WhatsApp voice-calling feature finally coming to iOS

WhatsApp voice-calling feature finally coming to iOS

WhatsApp voice calling has arrived on iOS! Hit the link to find out more.

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

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

Weekly Roundup: Galaxy S6, free Whatsapp voice calls, Xiaomi, Surface 3 and more

Weekly Roundup: Galaxy S6, free Whatsapp voice calls, Xiaomi, Surface 3 and more

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

Android users of WhatsApp can make free voice calls now

Android users of WhatsApp can make free voice calls now

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 reveals financial details of WhatsApp acquisition

Facebook reveals financial details of WhatsApp acquisition

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

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

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 to Acquire WhatsApp for US$19 Billion

Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp for US$19 Billion

Facebook just announced on its blog that it will be acquiring WhatsApp for US$19 billion.

Friday, 20 Dec 2013

Whatsapp Reports Having 400 Million Active Monthly Users

Whatsapp Reports Having 400 Million Active Monthly Users

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 Testing New Messenger Update That's More Chat, Less Facebook

Facebook Testing New Messenger Update That's More Chat, Less Facebook

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.

Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp, a popular cross-platform mobile messaging app, has announced that a new voice messaging feature will be made available to all users on all platforms by the end of the week. Users can now push a button to record voice messages, while releasing the button sends the message automatically.

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