Viber extended its lead over Line in the MAU race, while making investments to catch up in revenue as well.
Indian telecom company Airtel will temporarily withdraw the decision to charge a higher rate for making online voice calls on its data network. Airtel last week announced a new plan to charge customer...
The Indian Government will look into Airtel’s plan to charge separately for VoIP (voice calls over Internet) services offered by apps like Skype, Viber, and Line. According to a statement on the websi...
Viber finally has games, but its launch line-up was weak. In a saturated market, does Viber have what it takes to compete in mobile games?
The launch lineup consists of a suite of seen-it-before lookalikes from developers Storm8 and Playtika, including a Candy Crush Saga knockoff, bubble shooter, and casino game.
Viber has a large user base to defend against Line’s new host of services.
Following messaging app crackdown, Viber appears to be inaccessible for some Chinese users [UPDATED]
Has another messaging app bit the dust in the Middle Kingdom?
Even established messaging apps like Viber have been using content from PicoCandy.
What they did was to create an app that allows quality calls to be made even on 2G networks.
Viber's company's growth comes at a time when Rakuten wants to make the messaging service an essential component of the larger conglomerate.
Viber is claiming an early lead ahead of all its messaging app rivals in the newly opened up country of Myanmar.
VNG has made millions off of its desktop gaming platform, but now it faces the challenge of transitioning everything to mobile. How will this $1 billion Vietnamese company make it happen?
Rakuten just launched a $100M fund for startups. Here’s why the company is more than just ‘Japan’s Amazon’
As Alibaba prepares for its IPO and Tencent aggressively pushes its WeChat messenger all over the world, it’s easy for folks in the west to forget that there’s another Asian internet giant gunning for...
Half of Myanmar’s mobile internet users came online during the past 12 months. They're using Android smartphones and checking out messaging apps.
Viber trials WhatsApp and WeChat, but is ahead of KakaoTalk. No word on Rakuten integration yet.
Indian instant messaging app Hike just received $14 million in funding from Bharti Softbank, according to the Economic Times. The app reports 15 million registered users, 80 percent of them in its hom...
Yesterday, VNG announced that it has hit over 10 million registered users on its chat app Zalo, up from three million users from July last year. In less than one year, the scrappy mobile project under...