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2009-10-13 05:59:00

PARIS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Viadeo, one of the world's largest business social networks, today announced that it has acquired Canadian-based UNYK, one of the leading social networking companies. The acquisition includes UNYK's membership of 16 million users, which is growing at a rate of 600,000 new members each month, a smart address book product and industry leading contact synchronization technology. UNYK members will become Viadeo members, bringing the Viadeo network to over 25...

2008-10-29 12:00:14

This morning at Futurecom 2008 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, UNYK.com, the smart address book counting over 10 million users, presented their UNYK Mobile Sync. solution, allowing them to deliver new benefits for users and operators, based on the knowledge that portability triggers the growth of address books and increases ARPU. "Our 7 Million and growing Latin American user base welcomes the solution. Indeed, results from a survey recently conducted show that 72% of our Latin American users are...

2008-10-07 09:00:24

Mobivox, the leading provider of voice-activated mobile VoIP services, today announced a partnership with Unyk, creators of the global Internet-based "intelligent address book." With its deployment of Mobivox/PL, Unyk will offer its rapidly growing, 10-million user base the ability to navigate their address books, place low-cost calls around the world and use other advanced Mobivox voice-activated telephony services from any phone. Unyk, a Montreal-based company, manages more than 480...

2008-08-01 06:00:19

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2008) - Ever since its launch in 2005, the "smart" online address book UNYK.com, has had the objective of letting its users take control of their own information contained in their contacts' address books. Today, Montreal-based UNYK goes even further into the management of the digital identity of its 9 million users by opening their profiles to be indexed by search engines (Google, Yahoo!...), and allowing users to determine what information they want...

2008-01-14 09:00:22

Launched in September of 2005, Unyk.com, the "smart" address book, has been arousing growing interest for the past few months, surpassing in the process its historic rival Plaxo in terms of traffic and audience. Unyk.com allows users to manage their own contact information in their contacts' address books themselves, and reciprocally keeps their address books always up-to-date, without having to do anything. The product created by this small Montreal start-up seems to be on a roll. With...

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