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WhatsApp

Campaigners call for halt to Facebook’s WhatsApp acquisition
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Network & Internet

Campaigners call for halt to Facebook’s WhatsApp acquisition

Clear understanding of personal data use policies needed, claim groups.
7 Mar 2014
Google denies trying to buy WhatsApp
Mobile

Google denies trying to buy WhatsApp

"We never made an offer to acquire them," says Google SVP.
27 Feb 2014
Facebook, WhatsApp and the price of messaging
Mobile

Facebook, WhatsApp and the price of messaging

In its largest-ever acquisition, Facebook's $19bn deal is about growth, but it could be at the expense of conventional telcos.
20 Feb 2014
Facebook to buy IM service WhatsApp for $19bn
business apps

Facebook to buy IM service WhatsApp for $19bn

Social networking giant claims IM service shares same view on making the world "open and connected".
20 Feb 2014
Twitter rumoured to be developing standalone messaging app
Twitter
business apps

Twitter rumoured to be developing standalone messaging app

Social network aims to target WhatsApp and BBM.
18 Oct 2013
WhatsApp denies $1bn Google acquistion talk
Mobile

WhatsApp denies $1bn Google acquistion talk

Messaging app claims it's not talked takeovers with search giant.
9 Apr 2013