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Facebook has no near-term plan to monetize WhatsApp: CEO

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Facebook Inc , which closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, has no near-term plan to make money from the service, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday. Zuckerberg, who is visiting India … Continue reading

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Facebook has no near-term plan to monetize WhatsApp: CEO

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Facebook Inc , which closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, has no near-term plan to make money from the service, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday. Zuckerberg, who is visiting India … Continue reading

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Facebook has no near-term plan to monetize WhatsApp: CEO

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Facebook Inc , which closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, has no near-term plan to make money from the service, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday. Zuckerberg, who is visiting India … Continue reading

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Facebook’s WhatsApp acquisition now has price tag of $22 billion

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, with the final price tag rising an additional $ 3 billion to roughly $ 22 billion because of the increased value … Continue reading

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Facebook’s WhatsApp bill grows to $21.8bn

The social network’s rising share price lifts the final price of its messaging app acquisition Asia homepage

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EU Commission clears Facebook’s $19 billion bid for WhatsApp

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union antitrust regulators approved on Friday a $ 19 billion offer by Facebook, the world's most popular social network, for mobile messaging startup WhatsApp. The landmark deal is the largest in Facebook's 10-year history and will … Continue reading

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Exclusive: EU regulators to approve Facebook’s $19 billion bid for WhatsApp – sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union antitrust regulators will unconditionally approve a $ 19 billion offer by Facebook, the world's most popular social network, for mobile messaging startup WhatsApp, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The landmark deal, … Continue reading

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EU regulators to decide on Facebook, WhatsApp deal by Oct. 3

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union antitrust regulators will decide by Oct. 3 whether to clear world No. 1 online social network Facebook's $ 19 billion offer for mobile messaging startup WhatsApp, the European Commission said on Monday. Facebook requested EU … Continue reading

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Facebook says SEC’s IPO probe ends, extending WhatsApp closing date

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dropped its probe into the social networking company over events surrounding its controversial initial public offering. In its quarterly report filed on Thursday, Facebook said the regulator in May … Continue reading

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Elite security posse fostered founders of WhatsApp, Napster

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $ 19 billion, Jan Koum stepped into a suite at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate with old friends, including CEOs, … Continue reading

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