The messaging-and-chat app maker's round was led by hedge fund Valiant Capital Partners and brings the company's total venture capital funding to $70.5 million.
Kik is a solid chat app with fun extras, but if you don't already have friends using it, there's nothing to really set it apart from the competition.
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The 4-year-old company is now letting people visit any Web site without leaving the app.
Kids love Kik because they don't have to give out their phone number, CEO and founder Ted Livingston tells CNET.
The messaging app, which now has 50 million users in total, is rolling out new versions for both Android and iOS.
With the announcement of a new Android Auto API announcement, third-party developers can start adapting their apps for in-car use today.
Private messaging isn't so private, say University of New Haven researchers who found Android apps transmitting and storing unencrypted images, chats, screenshots and even passwords.
A popular messaging app tries to up the competition by adding a way to share videos, drawings you create, and more.
The iPhone maker is finally letting developers access more of its mobile OS. That's great news -- unless you're in a department Apple wants to dominate.
Less will be the new more in a year that will be defined by single-purpose social apps for each of your singular desires.