- News tagged "whatsapp"
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.
Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013
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.
Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013
Singapore-based e-horizon is introducing a new type of app innovation called a mobile soft device. What distinguishes a mobile soft device from traditional communication apps is full integration with the core mobile network, which allows mobile operators to provide completely new types of services to subscribers.
According to inside sources at Digitaltrends, Google may be interested in acquiring mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, for a rumored US$1 billion. Update: WhatsApp’s business development head, Neeraj Arora, has told AllThingsDigital that the company is not holding sales talks with Google after all.
Monday, 18 Mar 2013
WhatsApp is revamping its iOS app by switching the present subscription-based service into one with an annual subscription. The company intends to roll out the new subscription type this year (no exact date has been set).