XING released new iPhone and BlackBerry apps, both of which are now available for free download from their respective mobile app stores. The iPhone app, in particular, now sports an upgraded interface and a number of new features. The largest of these is Mobile Handshake, which allows professionals and other users to exchange contact info wirelessly, with the app automatically using GPS to search for any other XING users in the vicinity.
XING.com is a platform for online business networking. Currently, the platform hosts approximately 40,000 specialist groups, and is the only network to offer full SSL encryption.