Hike and Ola have teamed up to offer a seamless experience to users where they can now book Ola cab directly from Hike app. Users can now book Ola cabs and autos across 110 cities in India from within Hike app and can pay directly through the Hike Wallet or in cash. Continue reading “Now you can book Ola cab directly from Hike messenger”
Hike today announced a strategic partnership with Airtel to embed Total app by Hike on smartphones under the under Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. Starting from March 2018, selected smartphones under the ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ will be shipped with ‘Total’ as a pre-installed feature. Continue reading “Hike partners with Airtel to bring ‘Total’ app to smartphones”
Hike today announced ‘Total’ feature with an aim to bring internet to the next billion users. It is capable of bringing essential services like messaging, news, recharge and more without needing an active data connection. For the sections that require data, Hike is offering data plans for as low as Rs. 1. Continue reading “Hike Total offers essential services like messaging, news, recharge and more without internet”
Hike introduced version 5.0 of its Messenger app back in June with new UI along with Hike Wallet to allow users to send and receive money. At that time Hike said that it had tied up with Yes Bank for UPI and wallet service. Today the company has announced its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank to power its Wallet. Hike said that it has over 100 millions users and in just 5 months of launch of Wallet, it has seen over 5 million transactions every month, growing 30% month on month. Continue reading “Hike partners with Airtel Payments Bank to power Hike Wallet”
Indian instant messaging app Hike has received a funding worth $65 from Tiger Global Management and Bharti Soft Bank (BSB). The home grown app has also announced that it now has more than 35 million registered users.
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Bharti Soft Bank’s hike messenger has crossed 20 million users of which 5 million were added during last three months. The instant messenger announced in February that its had clocked 15 million users.
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With competition in the instant messaging platform heating up by day, players are finding ways to attract users. Hike messenger which recently clocked 15 million users has announced a new offer to increase its user base. The instant mobile messaging platform from Bharti Soft Bank (BSB) is now offering unlimited SMS to its users.
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With an aim to encourage Indian users to vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2014, Facebook has added a “I’m a Voter” button. Indian users will see a reminder message about voting on the polling day depending on once locations at the the top of their New Feed. The “I’m a Voter” button will be present next to the reminder message and both these features will be available on Facebook mobile apps on polling day.
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BBM for iPhone is here! Yes, for real. Here are some screenshots of BBM or BlackBerry Messenger running on an Apple iPhone 5 with iOS7. BlackBerry announced few months back that it was bringing the BlackBerry Messenger service to iOS and Android and has kept its promise. The app is a free 30MB download which has gone live on the New Zealand iTunes app store as of now. It would be going live on the Indian App Store later today and will be available worldwide. You can either use your existing BlackBerryID (If you were using a BlackBerry device in the past) or create a new one. You need to verify the associated email account to get things working. Continue reading “BBM for iPhone Screenshots”