Nimbuzz

 
  • eBuddy, The Swiss Army Knife For Instant Messaging, Is Now Available On Android

    eBuddy, The Swiss Army Knife For Instant Messaging, Is Now Available On Android

    The Netherlands-based eBuddy, which markets a comprehensive application that lets users handle multiple instant messaging accounts from the web or their mobile phones, is today releasing an application for the Android platform a couple months after Meebo made its similar product available on there (November 2008). The eBuddy application for Google's open mobile OS is now available for free on the… Read More

  • Mobile Communication Startup fring Bags More Funding

    Fring, the Israel-based mobile call and chat application provider, has closed a Series C round of financing on top of the $13 million it has raised since its inception in 2006. The capital comes from its entire list of previous backers: North Bridge Venture Partners, Pitango Venture Capital, Veritas Venture Partners and VenFin Limited all participated in the round. The actual amount raised was… Read More

  • Nimbuzz Pushes New iPhone VoIP App, Supports Calling Over 3G

    Nimbuzz Pushes New iPhone VoIP App, Supports Calling Over 3G

    Nimbuzz is launching a brand new VoIP application for the iPhone / iPod Touch today, making it one of the most comprehensive communication tools for the platform available today. It took several weeks for the Dutch startup to get the app approved for the iTunes Store, but now that it's finally there it's well worth taking a look. You could already make free calls to your buddy list over WiFi, but… Read More

  • Skype Integration On Handsets: Threat Or Opportunity For Mobile VoIP Startups?

    Skype Integration On Handsets: Threat Or Opportunity For Mobile VoIP Startups?

    Skype is (finally) teaming up with mobile handset maker Nokia to get their VoIP and IM software program pre-installed on some of its devices, as announced at the Mobile World Congress and reported by MobileCrunch. The eBay-owned company had 405 million registered users in total at the end of last year, and Nokia is still the largest handset maker in the world until further notice, so this is a… Read More

  • Nimbuzz Strikes Major Distribution Deal With StudiVZ, Germany's Largest Social Network

    Nimbuzz Strikes Major Distribution Deal With StudiVZ, Germany's Largest Social Network

    Holland-based IM and VoIP services provider Nimbuzz has just announced a noteworthy strategic partnership with StudiVZ, the largest social networking site in Germany famous worldwide for sporting a look closely resembling Facebook, which the Californian company to file suit over the summer. StudiVZ will become the first in what Nimbuzz refers to as a series of international networking sites to… Read More

  • European Mobile VoIP Startup Nimbuzz Raises $15 Million

    European Mobile VoIP Startup Nimbuzz Raises $15 Million

    Mike Butcher at TechCrunch UK reports: Word has reached me that Netherlands-based Nimbuzz, the mobile VoIP and IM startup that extends into social networks, has raised $15 million in a second round led by Naspers/MIH, with Nimbuzz’s other major existing investor Mangrove Capital Partners also participating. It’s already had $10 million from Mangrove (the original Skype investor). Read More

  • Nimbuzz Takes VoiP, IM Voice to Mobiles

    I know someone who’s running a flavor of Skype on his Treo, talking to friends and family without using minutes that eat away at his plan. It’s a great idea, if your phone supports it. For the rest of you, have a look at Nimbuzz. Nimbuzz is a Java-based program you load to your handset that allows you to initiate instant message conversations with others via Windows Live, bypassing… Read More

  • Nimbuzz Talk Launches, Connects Mobiles and PCs

    Nimbuzz Talk Launches, Connects Mobiles and PCs

    MobileCrunch has announced the beta release of Nimbuzz Talk, a mobile/PC app that connects cellphone and PC users. The application supports voice, presence, conference calls, and SMS messaging between mobile devices, PC’s, and mobile to PC or PC to mobile. It currently works with MSN, Google Talk, and their own Nimbuzz chat client. It reminds me of another mobile/PC release, Talkster. Read More

  • Nimbuzz releases full featured mobile communication software

    Oliver over at MobileCrunch posted exclusive coverage this morning of a new free service called Nimbuzz that he believes could really shake up the mobile world. Users can IM with MSN and GoogleTalk users in individual and group chats, send SMS around the world for ten cents, leave and retrieve messages and call anywhere in the world for the price of a local call. Users can also send quick buzzes… Read More