Truecaller

Truecaller makes first acquisition to build out payment and financial services in India

Sweden’s Truecaller started out life as a service that screens calls and messages to weed out spammers. In recent times the company has switched its focus to India, its largest market based on u

Google Duo’s new audio calls feature is now available to all users

Google’s Duo messaging app recently got voice calls in Brazil, but now the feature is rolling out to users across the rest of the world. The initial launch came as part of a series of product l

Truecaller adds payments and Google Duo video calls in move to rival WhatsApp in India

Sweden-based startup Truecaller made its name as a nifty mobile app that helps people filter out unwanted phone calls and messaging, but now it is making a move to become a platform. At a press e

Truecaller beefs up its spam call detection thanks to Apple’s CallKit Extension in iOS 10

Apple just took a big step to helping with that crackdown after it unveiled its CallKit Extension for iOS 10 which gives third-party apps increased access to its system.

Truecaller lands pre-install deal with Huawei as it crosses 90M monthly users

Truecaller has landed a partnership with Huawei which will see its caller ID and smart phone book app pre-loaded on the fast-growing Chinese company's overseas smartphones.

Truecaller is phasing out Truedialer, will merge features into its flagship app

Last year we reported that Truecaller — the popular, smart phonebook app and startup — was looking to raise $100 million at a $1 billion valuation. But while there has been no developm

Truecaller Enables App Makers To Sign Up New Users Via Their Phone Number

The conventional onboarding method for opening new accounts inside app is often broken in emerging because it requires an email address. Truecaller wants to fix that with its new SDK for developers.

Caller ID Startup Truecaller Cuts 30 Jobs

Truecaller, the European company behind the popular caller ID app of the same name, has laid off 30 staff across its Stockholm, India and San Francisco offices as part of an apparent staffing strategy

Caller ID App Truecaller Is Raising $100M At A $1B Valuation

Communications apps that strike a chord with users across different markets are hot property these days, and it looks like another one of them may soon enter the so-called unicorn club. TechCrunch h

Truecaller Wants To Make SMS Smart And Social With New Android Messaging App

Truecaller, the company behind the intelligent phone app of the same name which has raised over $80 million, has launched a new service aimed at cutting out spam via SMS.

Truecaller Brings Smarter Features To Its Phonebook App As It Passes 100M Registered Users

Call ID and blocking service Truecaller has made its Android app more intuitive today and simultaneously announced that it has crossed 100 million registered users.

Confirmed: Truecaller Scores $60 Million In Series C From KPCB, Atomico, And Sequoia

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/02/06/truecaller-lands-18-8m-series-b-from-sequoia-partners-with-yelp-to-verify-business-numbers/">Truecaller</a> has just announced the raise of a $60 millio

Truecaller Extends Live Caller ID To Its iOS App To Fight Spam And Scam Calls

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.truecaller.com">Truecaller</a>, the crowdsourced, reverse-lookup phone directory app, is expanding its service, and breaking some ground in the process. Today the c

Truecaller Lands $18.8M Series B From Sequoia, Partners With Yelp To Verify Business Numbers

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/true-software-scandinavia">Truecaller</a>, the mobile phone number verification directory with over 45 million users, has today secured an $1

Twitter’s Latest Partnership, With Truecaller In India, Links Phone Number Look-Ups With Tweeting

Twitter has been inking deals with third parties outside of the U.S. to drive more international usage, both in <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/12/08/twitter-is-taking-a-log-out-approach-to-

Truecaller Opens Paid API To Select Developers To Monetise Its Global Phone Directory

Truecaller, the Sweden-based creater of a crowdsourced phone directory app and online white pages service, has opened its API to a select group of "handpicked" developers. Truecaller said its director

Open Ocean Invests $1.3M To Push Crowdsourced Directory Truecaller’s Global Reach

Open Ocean, the VC fund led by former MySQL and Nokia execs, is investing $1.3 million in Stockholm, Sweden-based startup Truecaller -- maker of the crowdsourced phone directory app and web white page