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Lisa Bowers

Lisa Bowers
Lisa Bowers is a public relations professional who writes about mobile protection and awareness from the tech hub of Seattle. A Chicago native, she studied Business Computer Systems. Now in the PacNW, she loves seeing mountains and water every day and tries to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible.

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Top Eight Reasons to Text vs. Call

Text messages: short, sweet, and efficient. While there are still times when a phone call is better than a text, there remain many ... >

FCC Chairman Pai holds March Open and continues fight ...

When Ajit Pai was appointed the new FCC Chairman, there were a lot of questions about what changes he would make following former FCC ... >

Hiya Announced as 2016 Meffy’s Winner

Hiya is thrilled to announce that we have been selected as the 2016 Meffy’s winner for the 13th annual awards in the Consumer Trust ... >

FCC Hosts 2nd Robocall Strike Force Meeting

On Wednesday, October 26, the FCC held its second Robocall Strike Force meeting. Just two months ago, industry leaders came together for ... >

Imposter Apps and How to Spot Them: Chronicles of App Store ...

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. If that’s true, we at Hiya should be thrilled to see so many apps in the App Store claiming to ... >

Stanley Kim and Geoff Entress Join the Hiya Team

Today, we are excited to announce the appointment of Stanley Kim to the position of Chief Operating Officer and Geoff Entress to the Board ... >

How to Recognize the IRS and Gift Card Scam

No one thinks they will be the next phone scam victim. Additionally, no one thinks the next victim will be a college educated, 25-34 year ... >

Meet Hiya Cloud: The Honey Badger of Phone Protection

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better… it has. For months now, Hiya has been working to build a service that can integrate ... >

BBB research indicates scam victims are more like you than ...

When asked to describe the typical victim of phone scams, most people say the same thing: >

ZTE Partners with Hiya, Offering Fully Integrated Caller ID ...

Beginning today, ZTE USA Axon 7 users will have the power of Hiya built into their smartphone. Because smartphones should be smart, right? ... >

Ajit Pai Appointed New FCC Chairman

Today, Ajit Pai has been announced as the new FCC Chairman. Before working in the telecom industry, I admittedly gave little thought to the ... >

Hiya Top Ten for 2016

A look back at 2016 and the Hiya Top Ten >

Robocall Strike Force: The Beginning of the End for Phone ...

Four weeks ago, if you asked what the government was doing to protect consumers from robocalls, there wasn’t a clear answer. Carriers ... >

Show me the Data: A Look at September 2016

Scam calls. They’re everywhere. It’s one thing to receive an average of 4.5 spam calls every month, but it’s another thing to see how large ... >

Hiya Announced as 2016 MEFFY’S Finalist

With a record-breaking number of submissions across 30 countries, Hiya is thrilled to announce that Hiya Caller ID and Block has been named ... >

Prank Phone Calls in the Time Before Caller ID

1997. Three thirteen year old girls all huddled around a telephone, waiting with baited breath. Would my crush answer the call? “Hello?” ... >

What happened in the year Caller ID began (1976)

1976: A gallon of gas costs $0.59. Polyester, platform shoes, and velvet blazers reign king. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak form Apple ... >

Nuisance Calls in the U.K.: Top Ten Area Codes

Would it surprise you to learn that nuisance calls in the U.K. have surpassed those in the U.S.? What if I told you that the U.K. has the ... >

Hiya FAQ: Most Common Questions (Android)

Did you know that there are over 4,000 different Android devices on the market today? While Android’s open platform for developers has made ... >

Six Arguments for the Good Old Fashioned Phone Call vs. ...

In a recent report pulled by Deloitte, 31% of mobile users in the UK don’t make any traditional phone calls in a week. Not ... >

Canada’s Mobile Phone Fraud up 66% since January

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is stepping forward and demanding a solution against robocalls by ... >

Hiya for iPhone: What Makes us Better than the Rest

The Day of the iPhone has arrived. The day of development, that is. For the first time, Apple is giving third-party developers access to ... >

How to Avoid the IRS Phone Scam

Let’s be honest, it’s all about the Benjamins. Whether you’re getting them or giving them, it’s all Benjamins all the time. ... >

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