Japanese ecommerce and Internet giant Rakuten will acquire Viber, the cross-platform messaging service, for $900 million.
Viber’s planned new business model allows the VoIP startup to leverage its 200 million user base as a terminator for IDD calls. Would you be willing to switch entirely to Viber calls?
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In today’s app update roundup, Carbon gets renamed to Helium, along with other updates, RunKeeper makes it even easier to track your fitness activities, and Viber gets a face-lift and a desktop client! Let’s take a look.
Viber has recently launched version 3.0 of its Android and iOS applications, promising a fresh user experience on Android and a new desktop client for cross-device messaging, calling and even video calls.
Through a few sent messages and subsequent action, the app allows the person with your device to access it completely. All the pics, info, contacts and files will be available… just as if it were you. The flaw is within the app, so which device you have means nothing in this scenario.
The Verizon Messages app has been updated to support cross-platform SMS messaging. The app works on smartphones, tablets and PCs (via browser).
No one likes paying for text messages, right? And there’s only so many things you can do with an SMS. No photos (that’s called MMS), no location sharing, no read receipts, nothing that you’d associate with modern instant messaging platforms. That’s why we can’t help but love called Viber.