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WhatsApp deal highlights suite of similar apps

Facebook's announcement it is paying $19 billion in cash and stock to acquire WhatsApp is a milestone event in the short history of mobile messaging apps. Hundreds of millions of people have downloaded suc ...

dateFeb 20, 2014 in Software
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China web users surge to 618 million

The number of web users in China has surged to 618 million, a government agency said Thursday, underscoring the rapid growth of online connectivity in the country with the world's largest Internet population.

dateJan 16, 2014 in Internet
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Qatari fund invests in BlackBerry

A Qatari sovereign wealth fund was among a small group of investors who recently contributed $1 billion to Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry, US securities filings showed Friday.

dateNov 08, 2013 in Business
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