messengers

  • Kik Ditches ‘Cards’ Concept,  Instead Offers A Built-In Browser That Works With Any Mobile Site

    Kik Ditches ‘Cards’ Concept, Instead Offers A Built-In Browser That Works With Any Mobile Site

    Kik has a new version out today that makes it the first messenger app to offer a built-in browser experience that’s integrated into messages themselves for easy sharing. The browser is designed to capitalize on the popularity and abundance of HTML5 in mobile-optimized websites, and should lower the bar for devs looking to offer an in-app experience for a large messaging network. Kik… Read More

  • WeChat Eyes Singapore Audience, Launches TV Commercial

    WeChat Eyes Singapore Audience, Launches TV Commercial

    Tencent’s WeChat¬†messenger has made a larger play for the Singapore market, with the release of a TV commercial in the country. The Chinese commercial features two popular Taiwanese stars, and will air on the free-to-air Chinese channels in the country. Louis Song, country manager of Tencent’s international business group for Malaysia and Singapore, said the company hopes to… Read More

  • Internet offing bike messengers faster than open car doors

    Internet offing bike messengers faster than open car doors

    I’ve always wanted to be a bike messenger. It seems so cool – riding around fast in the city, dropping stuff off, getting fit, making a little money, going to special bars where you sit with other messengers and talk about gears and stuff. Well, it looks like my dream will never be realized simply because the Internet is forcing many companies to shut down simply because… Read More