Posts Tagged: nimbuzz


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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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Indian messaging app Nimbuzz lets users search and swipe local listings right in their chat

Today the makers of Nimbuzz, one of India’s entries in the mobile messaging app space, unveiled a new feature that lets users search and s...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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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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Indian chat apps - Should we be watching the quiet innovation in India?

Indian chat apps: should we be watching the quiet innovation in India?

I think we're all too focused on the chat apps from East Asia, are we neglecting the quiet innovation that is happening over in India in the...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Watch Out Facebook, Asian Messaging Apps Are Gonna Karate Chop You

Facebook is under siege from every direction. Snapchat’s picking away at the young sexting market, Twitter dominated TV sets at the Su...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 7:10 pm
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Chat App Nimbuzz Gets Generous with Christmas Giveaway Competition

India-based chat app Nimbuzz is holding a competition where users have to name Hollywood or Bollywood movie titles by talking with a Santa ...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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It’s time for messaging apps to quit the bullshit numbers and tell us how many users are active

One of the biggest trends of the last few years is messaging apps. Dozens of startups and major web companies have leapt into this social sp...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 2:58 pm
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Nimbuzz takes a stab at Skype and telcos with cheap international calls from India

Nimbuzz takes a stab at Skype and telcos with cheap international calls from India

European-made chat app Nimbuzz has long been popular in India, and it might be about to grow even more with the launch of cheap internationa...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 5:33 pm
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Chat apps are destroying SMS in India: Indians now only send 2 SMS per day

Chat apps are destroying SMS in India: Indians now only send 2 SMS per day

We’ve seen it happen in the US and Europe, and then in China. Now it’s happening in India. The popularity of sending SMS in Indi...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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With 150 Million Users, Chat App Nimbuzz Dominates India and Middle East

With 150 Million Users, Chat App Nimbuzz Dominates India and Middle East

Backed by Mangrove Capital Partners and Naspers Group, Nimbuzz has more than 150 million users worldwide.

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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11 Hot Mobile Messaging Apps from Asia and How They’re Super-Innovative

With the numbers Rick released on mobile messaging apps growth, and Willis’ post on how heated the mobile messaging battle is getting, I t...

  • February 12, 2013
  • at 12:09 pm
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Nimbuzz Planning to Join Asia Chat App Wars

Chat app Nimbuzz, which has been around since 2006, recently won two categories in Opera Software’s 2012 Top Apps Awards – the commu...

  • December 17, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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