Humin Hopes to Make the Phone Part of Smartphones Live Up to the Name

Recode reports on Humin’s growth and Ankur Jain’s role in establishing the tech firm. Read below:

“We have super smart devices, but they are still really dumb phones,” says Humin CEO Ankur Jain.

He’s got a point. Making a call using a modern phone works pretty much the same as it has since the rotary phone with the curly cord went out of style.

Jain’s app Humin, which has been long in the works and first debuted at the D:Dive Into Mobile conference last April, is just about ready to go.

Humin is a phone dialer that has social context. After a user connects email, calendar, phone contacts, Facebook and LinkedIn, Humin cross-references the data to create a new address book.

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