News tagged with messaging

Korean chat app vows to protect user privacy

(AP)—Popular South Korean messaging app Kakao Talk said Monday it will stop fully cooperating with authorities seeking to access private messages as part of a government crackdown on online criticism.

dateOct 13, 2014 in Internet
shares0 comments 0

Facebook closes WhatsApp purchase now worth $21.8B

Facebook has completed its acquisition of the mobile messaging service WhatsApp for almost $22 billion, up from the original $19 billion when the cash-and-stock deal was struck early this year thanks in part ...

dateOct 06, 2014 in Business
shares0 comments 0

Line says no IPO this year

The Japan-based operator of popular mobile messaging app Line said Monday it has decided not to go ahead with an initial public offering in Japan or overseas this year.

dateSep 22, 2014 in Business
shares0 comments 0