Posts Tagged: Hike


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Hike gets fresh $65M funding to take on WhatsApp in India

Free messaging app Hike, the Indian answer to WhatsApp, has just raised US$65 million in funding. Founder Kavin Mittal tells Tech in Asia hi...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 3:59 pm
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Hike grabs no. 1 spot from WhatsApp on Google Play, iOS App Store in India

Free messaging app Hike, the Indian answer to WhatsApp, Line, and WeChat, has hit number one on the Google Play Store in India, toppling Wha...

  • July 16, 2014
  • at 12:03 pm
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8 of the best April Fools’ pranks from Asia’s tech community

Happy April Fools’ Day, everyone! We’re celebrating with a list of today’s best stunts by tech companies all around Asia. ...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Battling WhatsApp in India, Hike grows to 15 million users

There’s even more focus on messaging apps this week after Facebook’s buy-up of WhatsApp. The acquisition has also highlighted th...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 1:49 pm
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Hike App Gets More Expressive, Updated With Stickers and Voice Messaging

India’s top contender in the global messaging app battle is Hike, which launched back in September last year. Today Hike has been updated ...

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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India’s Hike App Goes Global, Ready to Zap Messages Across Android, iPhone, WP

The India-made messaging app Hike, which we previewed back in September, has made good on its promise to launch internationally. And to make...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 11:54 pm
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WhatsApp, Hike, and Skype could be forced to pay up in India

Telecom companies in India want regulatory body to bring back the revenue they're losing out as users shift to free apps like WhatsApp, Hike...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 1:20 pm
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Homegrown Indian messenger Hike launches ‘hidden’ chats to take on WhatsApp

Teens in India just got another tool to keep their chats hidden from the prying eyes of parents, or anybody else for that matter. Free messa...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 9:29 pm
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Despite WhatsApp’s dominance in India, investors still bet on local chat apps like Hike

Indian instant messaging app Hike just received $14 million in funding from Bharti Softbank, according to the Economic Times. The app repo...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 11:08 am
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Can India’s startups beat their international counterparts to the punch?

Every day, more and more people in India gain access to broadband internet via either mobile or desktop. Because of its massive population...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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How You Feeling? India-Made Hike App Adds Status Updates and Moods

We saw the India-made messaging app Hike launch last summer and then go global in December. In the fast-moving world of social media, that m...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 10:30 pm
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What’s Whatsapp? India’s Hike App Aims for Global Launch in October

As Korea gave birth to Kakaotalk, Japan to Line, and China to WeChat, an Indian startup is looking to have its own group messaging smash hit...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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