Dining out with friends gets complicated when it's time to split the bill. Everyone crams a combination of cash and plastic into the leather bill folder, and the unlucky waitperson has to deal with a tangle of dollars, cards and instructions. The...Show More Summary
In an interview after Facebook announced a deal to buy WhatsApp, the chief strategy officer of Line, a popular messaging app from Asia, talks about why messaging apps are playing bigger roles.
Go back to your childhood with the LEGO DeLorean Time Machine from Back To The Future. Score free iPhone and Android apps as well as a fun Disney animated video. Snag a $100 iTunes gift card for only $75 - or go high end with a 28" 4K display and Mac Pro. These and many more savings in this week's tech deals! READ MORE »
Asia has been the hub for the evolution of smartphone messaging services for the past few years. In an interview after Facebook announced a deal to buy WhatsApp, a senior executive of Line, a popular messaging app from Japan, talks about why messaging apps are playing bigger roles.
By Trefis: Facebook (FB) announced that it will acquire mobile messaging app WhatsApp for a whopping $16 billion, out of which $12 billion will be funded through stock and the remaining through cash.  The deal also includes another $3 billion in restricted stock units. Show More Summary
Simple is merging with BBVA. Simple isn't a proper bank in and of itself. Instead, it puts your money in FDIC-insured accounts maintained by Simple's banking partners and provides you with a really well-done app for checking your balance,...Show More Summary
The two investment banks that worked on the $19 billion Facebook acquisition of popular messenger app WhatsApp could make more than $80 million in advisory fees, according to preliminary estimates. Dealbook reports that M&A advisory firm Freeman Consulting Services estimates that Facebook's advisor Allen & Co. Show More Summary
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook’s announcement it is paying $19 billion in cash and stock WhatsApp Deal Highlights Suite Of Similar Apps - -
Including an additional $3 billion in restricted stock units, the acquisition price for WhatsApp amounts to $345 million for every one of the company’s 55 employees.
It appears that the billion-user club is about to get a new member Facebook announced the acquisition of messaging app WhatsApp on Wednesday, a deal worth up to $19 billion in cash and stock that puts serious muscle behind Facebook's...Show More Summary
Facebook is buying WhatsApp, the wildly popular communications app for smartphones that has 450 million users a month. The price it’s paying is $19 billion: $12 billion in Facebook stock, $4 billion in cash and $3 billion in restricted stock units. Show More Summary
In announcing Facebook’s deal to acquire the mobile-messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion, Mark Zuckerberg said he’s “known Jan for a long time.” The rest of us, particularly people in the U.S., aren’t as familiar.
Sequoia Capital just bought messaging app monster WhatsApp in a $16 billion deal. WhatsApp never raised much outside funding, except from one lucky VC firm: Sequoia Capital. In 2011, Sequoia Capital put $8 million into an obscure messaging app called WhatsApp. Show More Summary
Camping is all about disconnecting from the daily hassle and re-bond with Mother Nature. But this dreamy vacation requires a great deal of preparations and bookings and all the other stuff necessarily to enjoy camping once you get there. Show More Summary
The mobile app is a brilliant concept that offers Location based shopping deals at the convenience of your smartphones. Launched initially for Karachi and with plans to expand gradually into other services, the app is a brilliant example of making localized content readily available for the Pakistani audience. Show More Summary
Time is running out to get some more Mac apps at a price that only you can name. Cult of Mac Deals has partnered with 11 of the world’s finest Mac app developers to bring you the fourth-ever Name Your … Read more ›
An SSD is one of the best upgrades you can give your computer, and the Samsung 840 EVO is one of the best SSDs on the market. A common strategy is to use a small SSD to boot your OS and a few apps, while relying on a standard hard drive for the rest of your files. Show More Summary
“Launch day” can be a pretty big deal in the world of tech. Some people define a successful launch day as getting written up by as many tech news sites as possible, hitting the top spot on the App Store out the gate, being upvoted on Reddit and Hacker News, and throwing the fanciest launch party that (investor) money can buy. Show More Summary
With over 1 million apps in the App Store, your app needs a good design to stand out. Cult of Mac Deals has got an offer that will help you get that good design – and at a fraction of … Read more ›
We receive a good deal of feedback from the Windows Phone community and one request remains consistent - reduce the time required to certify my app. Over the last several months we have been redesigning our certification workflow to substantially reduce turn-around time while maintaining app quality. Show More Summary