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  • Facebook Buying Messaging Firm WhatsApp in Deal Worth $19 Billion

    Facebook is acquiring mobile messaging company WhatsApp for about $16 billion, plus $3 billion in stock grants, as the social-networking firm looks to boost the overall time users spend on its properties. The price tag for the deal -- the biggest for...
  • Users threaten to delete WhatsApp now that Facebook is buying it

    Users threaten to delete WhatsApp now that Facebook is buying it
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook made WhatsApp the kind of offer it couldn’t possibly refuse: $19 billion plus a pledge to pay out $2 billion if the deal doesn't go through. But some users of the popular mobile messaging app say the acquisition is a...
  • Advice for Microsoft's New CEO: Avoid Banality

    As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
  • WhatsApp price ups the ante in a big-spending industry

    WhatsApp price ups the ante in a big-spending industry
    SAN FRANCISCO — The $19 billion that Facebook Inc. is paying for a smartphone app, one of the biggest tech deals of all time, made jaws drop even in Silicon Valley, where entrepreneurs tend to have an inflated sense of their own worth. "It's 19...
  • Facebook's big deal shows we're back in the dot-com funny money era

    If you didn't think Facebook was overvalued before--and there were plenty of investors who had convinced themselves it wasn't--it's hard to avoid that conclusion now. The "tell" is Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging company with a...
  • WhatsApp to offer voice calls on popular messaging app

    WhatsApp to offer voice calls on popular messaging app
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Just days after agreeing to sell itself to Facebook in a $19-billion deal, WhatsApp made waves again Monday, this time announcing it plans to offer voice calls on its popular mobile messaging service. WhatsApp Chief Executive Jan Koum...
  • Mark Zuckerberg: WhatsApp worth even more than $19 billion

    Mark Zuckerberg: WhatsApp worth even more than $19 billion
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The hottest ticket at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain: Mobile king Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook chief executive, fresh off his empire-building move to buy popular mobile messaging company WhatsApp for $19 billion, took...
  • Facebook's clout in wireless industry is growing fast

    Facebook's clout in wireless industry is growing fast
    SAN FRANCISCO — Less than two years ago, disillusioned investors were fleeing Facebook Inc. stock, worried the company would never figure out how to make the leap to mobile devices from personal computers, let alone make money on them. Now, more...
  • Google executive: We did not bid for WhatsApp

    Google executive: We did not bid for WhatsApp
    A top Google executive has denied reports that said the Silicon Valley tech giant made a $10-billion bid to purchase WhatsApp, the messaging service that was recently acquired by Facebook. Last week, Facebook announced that it had agreed to pay $19...
  • SXSW: Forget Music and Movies, Interactive is Where the Drama Lies

    South by Southwest may be a haven for music and film lovers, but it has increasingly become known as a geek hotspot. SXSW Interactive, now entering its 21st year, officially surpassed the music festival in terms of paid attendees in 2010, with 14,251...
  • Privacy groups urge FTC to probe Facebook's deal to buy WhatsApp

    Privacy groups urge FTC to probe Facebook's deal to buy WhatsApp
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp. The privacy groups...
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg called Obama to vent about the NSA

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his social network Thursday to say he has called President Obama about the operations taken by the U.S. government. "I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating...