Beekeeper, a startup providing an instant communication platform for blue-collar and service-oriented workers, has raised $5 million in a funding round led by Fyrfly Venture Partners.
Even though Apple's iPhone does not support it, rich communication services, or RCS, is forecast by ABI Research to become the dominant messaging technology by 2021.
Companies in regulated industries could run afoul of legal requirements if they let their employees use third-party consumer mobile messaging apps to communicate. That was one finding of a study released Monday by Infinite Convergence Solutions, a provider of secure mobile messaging for enterprises.
Google is developing a mobile messaging app that uses artificial intelligence and chatbot technology to provide answers to search queries, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter.
Most high-tech firms are looking to messaging to help them leverage mobility. To address their needs, OpenMarket launched on Thursday a suite of mobile messaging products designed for high-tech companies.
Enterprise mobile messaging and collaboration firm Convo unveiled Tuesday mobile iOS and Android versions of its collaboration platform.
Secure mobile messaging firm Neon SMS has put together an infographic that examines the proliferation of mobile security threats by platform and some strategies firms can use to lessen risks.
While mobile messaging can be a powerful communication tool in the enterprises, there are three primary roadblocks to its adoption, wrote Sean Hungerford of BlackBerry. Hungerford offers four steps to overcome these roadblocks and unleash the productive power of mobile messaging.
Responding to the increasing demand for messaging apps, startup Caliber is shifting its enterprise strategy to focus more on that use case, reported TechCrunch.
Startup VaporChat has recently raised $1.5 million to develop its mobile messaging app that enables users to "un-send" texts and photos, as well as prevent recipients from copying or saving the contents of the messages, reported TechCrunch.