On-off-on-off... The rumored postponement is similar to what happened in September 2014.
Not many startups expand into China, but workplace messaging app Eko is breaking the mold - led by its 20-year-old founder.
It lets users chat with friends while shopping, using text, photos, and emoticons. It looks a bit like Facebook Messenger.
China’s Tencent, maker of the WeChat messaging app, has invested US$50 million in Kik Messenger. The funding was confirmed by Kik CEO Ted Livingston.
WeChat, China's ubiquitous messaging app, is valued at US$83.6 billion, a little under half of Tencent's current market capitalization.
29d ago by Jonathan Rudd
Mobile messenger apps arguably offer the most intimate and engaged advertising opportunities available to brands right now. Canadian messaging app Kik and its m...
4:38 pm on Jul 27, 2015 by Deepak Ravindran
Chat is eating the world. In one form or the other, it most definitely is. Day by day many people are discovering that, chat platform is not just a world in whi...
4:41 pm on Jun 12, 2015 by Paul Bischoff
MailTime parses out the body of emails so you just see the meat of the messages in a single chat dialogue - no salutations, no signatures, no timestamps.
1:00 pm on Jun 9, 2015 by Pieter-Paul Walraven
Hello, TiA Peeps! We are team Pie. We build deliciously simple chat for work. We’re ultra product-focused and obsessed with things like user-onboarding, perform...
10:48 am on May 29, 2015 by Steven Millward
Path, the ailing social network that launched in 2010, has sold out to Korean tech giant Daum Kakao.
5:16 pm on May 28, 2015 by Abhiroop Basu
I joined Zopim a couple of years ago as their first Content Marketing Manager. Today I oversee product launches, campaigns, and maintain our communications chan...
1:08 pm on May 19, 2015 by Steven Millward
Once dismissed and reviled for being a simple hook-up app, China's Momo has changed a lot in the past couple of years. And now that's finally paying off.
9:00 pm on May 12, 2015 by C. Custer
American messaging app Tango, which Alibaba put more than $200 million into last year, is expanding into ecommerce with the Chinese giant's help.
7:07 pm on Apr 10, 2015 by Josh Horwitz
China's most popular messaging app takes the stage for KTV.
6:12 pm on Apr 2, 2015 by Josh Horwitz
China's favorite mobile messenger adds more ads.
8:07 pm on Mar 31, 2015 by Josh Horwitz
More funding for Taiwanese startups.
5:20 pm on Mar 18, 2015 by Steven Millward
Messaging app WeChat now has 500 million monthly active users (MAUs), parent company Tencent revealed today.
10:43 am on Mar 12, 2015 by Josh Horwitz
Users of Cubie, a mobile messenger with a following in Southeast Asia, will soon find the its owl mascot has flown away.
9:53 am on Mar 12, 2015 by C. Custer
A source familiar with the deal has confirmed to Tech in Asia that Alibaba has invested US$200M into American messaging app Snapchat.
8:11 pm on Mar 4, 2015 by Josh Horwitz
The company has created an app designed specifically for mobile-first, enterprise chat.