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Microsoft opens up to Truecaller to help Windows Phone users pick out spam callers

16/10/2014

Swedish startup Truecaller has announced a partnership with Microsoft that will see its Live Caller ID feature arrive for Windows (...)
Swedish startup Truecaller has announced a partnership with Microsoft that will see its Live Caller ID feature arrive for Windows Phone users. Founded in 2009, Truecaller is a cross-platform call and contact management service, claiming more than 85 million users globally. It’s like an international crowdsourced telephone directory – everyone who registers with Truecaller opens their contacts, including telephone number and name, to the community. These numbers are then made available to subsequent registrants, who can see the name of the caller regardless of whether they’re already saved to their own address book or not. The community also flag miscreants, including spammers and sales people, so you can... This story continues at The Next Web The post Microsoft opens up to Truecaller to help Windows Phone users pick out spam callers appeared first on The Next Web. Swedish startup Truecaller has announced a partnership with Microsoft that will see its Live Caller ID feature arrive for Windows Phone users. Founded in 2009, Truecaller is a cross-platform call and contact management service, claiming more than 85 million users globally. It’s like an international crowdsourced telephone directory – everyone who registers with Truecaller opens their contacts, including telephone number and name, to the community. These numbers are then made available to subsequent registrants, who can see the name of the caller regardless of whether they’re already saved to their own address book or not. The community also flag miscreants, including spammers and sales people, so you can... This story continues at The Next Web The post Microsoft opens up to Truecaller to help Windows Phone users pick out spam callers appeared first on The Next Web.
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