Mobile branded content company TextPride has completed a $1 million seed funding round, the company said. TextPride makes stickers and emojis that mobile messaging apps can add as paid upgrades to their services.
Wickr launched on the Android operating system today, promising to keep your information safe from both rogue governments and hackers.
Google continues to hold the top spots on the iOS app store, with Google Maps and YouTube taking the first and second most-downloaded spots. And Google Earth jumped from being the 31st to the 9th most downloaded app on iOS in July.
Just about any company can get into the mobile operator game these days — they just need to tap into a large carrier’s network to do so.
Pirate Bay cofounder Peter Sunde is building a new mobile messaging app that will have superior encryption to prevent pretty much any outside party from listening in on your conversation, he said.
Following a $10 million funding round last week, Message says its service now has 5 million registered users only 75 days after launch.
Of course BBM is going cross-platform — it had to.
MessageMe has been busy since its launch a week and a half ago. The messaging application has been cut off from Facebook’s Open Graph, raised $1.9 million in seed funding, and attracted more than 1 million users
Self-destructing messages app Snapchat has ditched its beta tag on Android and is now available in the Google Play store.
Wickr, a self-destructing messages app, released new features today in the hopes that people will start to use its privacy app instead of texts and less secure messaging channels.
Whatsapp calls acquisition rumors “not factually accurate.”