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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Facebook's 10th birthday: Zuckerberg reflects, looks to future

    Facebook's 10th birthday: Zuckerberg reflects, looks to future
    Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his social network early Tuesday to look back on how his company came to be so successful. Zuckerberg, who launched the company when he was just a 19-year-old student at Harvard, said he never imagined...