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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Facebook to buy WhatsApp mobile messaging service for $16 billion

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook has agreed to buy popular mobile messaging company WhatsApp for about $16 billion in cash and stock, the giant social network said Wednesday. WhatsApp's current owners would get $4 billion in cash and about $12 billion in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Is Mark Zuckerberg feeling $11.9-billion richer?

    Say Mark Zuckerberg decided to cash out of Facebook today and move to a desert island. He could take $11.9 billion with him. That was the Facebook CEO's net appreciation on company stock holdings in 2013. (With those kinds of stock gains, that $992.2-...
  • Facebook and the simple pleasures of procrastination

    The 10th birthday of Facebook last week caused me to recall my miserable pre-Facebook existence, when methods of procrastination were sorely limited. As a stay-at-home writer, phone calls were unruly and hard to control. What if the other person...
  • Grieving dad gets 'Look Back' video for dead son from Facebook

    Grieving dad gets 'Look Back' video for dead son from Facebook
    When John Berlin scrolled through Facebook this week, he, like almost everyone else, saw auto-generated highlight videos of friends’ histories on the site. He kept seeing the name and photo of one person who didn’t seem to have a highlight...
  • Jesse Eisenberg Cast As Lex Luthor in 'Superman/Batman,' Jeremy Irons Set as Alfred

    Warner Bros. Pictures has cast Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons will play Alfred in the upcoming Superman-Batman film. The castings, announced Friday, come two weeks after Warner pushed production on the untitled "Superman-Batman" movie...