Chime

  • “Chime” In On Video Chat Threads With This Intimate App

    “Chime” In On Video Chat Threads With This Intimate App

    Texting is the quickest way to be misunderstood. With no facial cues or vocal tones, enthusiasm becomes sarcasm, jokes are read as cruelty. But while audio and video chat are vivid, its inconvenient to get both people on a call at the same time. Yet, a new iOS app called Chime combines the best parts of these media, plus sprinkles on some mustaches and top hats to keep it fun. Read More

  • HubSpot Acquires Notification Aggregator Chime And Calendar App PrepWork

    HubSpot Acquires Notification Aggregator Chime And Calendar App PrepWork

    Marketing software company HubSpot is announcing that it has acquired two small startups — Chime and PrepWork. The financial terms of the deals aren’t being disclosed, but HubSpot says it’s bringing on the full Chime and PrepWork teams and moving them from Toronto and New Haven, Conn., respectively, to the company headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. And these aren’t… Read More

  • UberMedia Quietly (Inadvertently?) Releases Chime.in, A Mobile Social Networking App

    UberMedia Quietly (Inadvertently?) Releases Chime.in, A Mobile Social Networking App

    A tipster informs us that UberMedia, the company behind social networking apps like Echofon and UberSocial / Twidroyd, has unintentionally pushed its new iPhone application onto the App Store (iTunes link). This is plausible, because the Chime.in website isn’t accessible yet at the time of writing, although the support pages appear to be live already. So is Chime.in the oft-rumored… Read More