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Japanese IM App LINE Targets India

India's attracting all the messaging apps of the world, it appears: Japan-based LINE Corporation has now extended its popular text & voice messaging app LINE to India, joining the likes of other mobile options -  WhatsApp, Google Hangouts, Tencent's WeChat, Imsy, PlusTxt and Hike among others. With data users increasing and SMS declining, there's going to be a land-grab of users in India over the next few months that messaging apps would not like to lose out on. Line is currently available as a free download across various operating systems like iOS, Android, Nokia Asha, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Windows and Mac. The company claims to have an user base of 180 million across 231 countries. While there is currently no information on how many of them are active users, LINE claimed that it delivers around 5 billion calls and messages across the world…

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