Press Trust of India | Monday July 28, 2014
Facebook said the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, and is expected to close in the second half of 2014.
Sunday July 27, 2014
The California-based firm will have to pay WhatsApp $1 billion in cash and $1 billion in stock options in case it fails to close the deal in the stipulated time.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 24, 2014
Tata Docomo announced 8 plans starting in the range of Rs. 199 to Rs. 1,099 for postpaid subscribers in Mumbai.
Reuters | Thursday July 24, 2014
"The unauthorised WhatsApp messages were irresponsible and spread quickly across social networks."
World | Reuters | Thursday July 24, 2014
The Israeli military said on Wednesday it had detained several soldiers and a civilian on suspicion of leaking Gaza casualty figures over social media before families of the dead or wounded could be formally informed.
Ketan Pratap | Monday July 21, 2014
Twitter has revealed that an upcoming update will allow users to view their entire direct message history on Android and iOS devices.
NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday July 15, 2014
While running WhatsApp may be tricky, it's possible to run other Android apps on your Windows or OS X machine.
India | mid-day.com | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Suspecting that his 21-year-old partner was using the phone app to speak to another lover, Prashant Suryavanshi throttled her, stuffed her body in a suitcase and dumped it at Kharadi
World | Shweta Rajpal Kohli | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says the $19 billion WhatsApp acquisition was the right decision as the mobile messaging service has huge potential for growth and will soon have a billion users.
Ketan Pratap | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Twitter with its latest Android app update is now rolling out the dedicated WhatsApp share button.
Cities | Reported by Anant Zanane; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday June 25, 2014
A young woman was allegedly gang-raped by eight men in western Uttar Pradesh who then forwarded a video of the assault on WhatsApp, the police said.
India | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday June 25, 2014
An image sent through WhatsApp could be considered a lifesaver. Gaurav Arora and Priyank Sharma, working in Bangalore, had gone rock-climbing on Sunday at Madhugiri close to the city. Priyank dropped out of the climb when he got tired, Gaurav continu...
Tuesday June 10, 2014
Times may have changed, but technology billionaires still set the engines racing among Silicon Valley brokers. Social media IPOs, including LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, and acquisitions like Facebook's planned $18 billion purchase of WhatsApp have...
Friday June 6, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has widened its probe into suspected investment scams through SMS and WhatsApp messages, wherein investors are lured into promise of huge returns after initial payments.
Reuters | Thursday June 5, 2014
Co-founder Brian Acton also cited Japan and Taiwan as countries where "we could have been more successful with a little bit more effort."
Thursday June 5, 2014
He also cited Japan and Taiwan as countries where "we could have been more successful with a little bit more effort."
Rohan Swamy | Monday June 2, 2014
WhatsApp was pulled off the Windows Phone Store due to technical issues in the third week of May.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 1, 2014
A man, who had gone missing from his native village in Uttar Pradesh four years back was reunited recently with his family, all thanks to a mobile messenger application, an NGO said today.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday May 28, 2014
An Iranian prosecutor has denied reports that a local judge ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy.
Reuters | Thursday May 29, 2014
Official news agency IRNA quotes Shiraz Chief Prosecutor Ali Alghasimehr as saying Zuckerberg has not been summoned to court.