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India’s WhatsApp rival Hike Messenger funding propels it into $1 billion club

Hike Messenger, the rival to WhatsApp has been through one of the biggest funds raises in the Indian Internet Ecosystem. The application is now valued at almost $1.4 billion. It raised $175 million in the latest bout of funding led by Chinese company Tencent...

Hike Messenger poaches Motorola IoT and Wearables head, Rajesh Rudraradhya as new VP

Hike Messenger has appointed Rajesh Rudraradhya as the Vice President and Head of Engineering. Before joining Hike, India's first ever mobile messenger app, Rudraradhya Motorola as Director and Head of Wearables and Internet-of-Things. However, he worked with Digital Equipment Corporation, HP and Google in...

Hike Messenger crosses 100 million users mark, 40 billion messages being sent per month

Hike Messenger crosses 100 million users mark
Hike Messenger has crossed a 100 million user mark along with 40 billion messages every month. In the month of September, the company had announced that it had 70 million registered users, while, in the month of December, it claimed to cross 30 million...

Hike launches micro-app to find an odd-even car match for ride sharing

Hike Messenger Car Match App
Hike Messenger has launched ‘Car Match', a micro app that facilitates the concept of car pooling i.e. sharing rides with friends due to the odd-even car formula trend. This app will help in matching, connecting and sharing rides with friends and others. Hike has...

Facebook stops WhatsApp rival Hike Messenger to advertise on its platform

Facebook is accused of blocking advertisements by WhatsApp rival Hike Messenger. Facebook offers an option to its advertisers to 'send people to the relevant product' website. Hike, in particular, is blocked from using this option. However, Facebook hasn't blocked Hike from using other options....

Hike Messenger for Windows Phone 8.1 adds new features

Hike Messenger Windows Phone 8.1 Pc-Tablet Media
Hike, the first messaging platform developed in India has been launched for Windows Phone 8.1 platform. The release numbered 3.5 includes new features such as revamped user interface, file sharing, groups and privacy controls. Hike 3.5 includes ten new chat themes and also provides the...

Hike Messenger introduces Hike Call, free group calling feature for Android users

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Hike smugly launched, on Friday, a new and much awaited feature of group calling that allows for connecting together of as many as 100 people at a time, dropping the beta tag over ‘voice over internet protocol’ too. This is, as per the company,...

Hike Messenger traverse 20 million users mark

Bharti SoftBank's free instant messaging application 'Hike' has crossed 20 million users mark, with 5 million added during the last three months. Hike was launched globally in December 2012, the company went from 5 to 15M users in 9 months and the added to its base, the...