Feb 19, 2014 ... Facebook is buying WhatsApp, agreeing to pay $19 billion in cash and stock for
the popular smartphone messaging service.
Feb 19, 2014 ... Why then, did Facebook just buy WhatsApp -- aside from the obvious cachet, ...
video -- for $19 billion (with a 'b'), when it already has Facebook Messenger? ....
Japanese tax investigation ends with Apple paying $118 million.
CEO-level M&A is usually about (x) making a big, strategic bet, (y) often out of
fear of behind ... Both deals provided defensible positions but only the FB/
WhatsApp deal provided ... Zuckerberg's big headache: Messaging app fans don'
t use Facebook ... Microsoft paid $7 billion for Nokia because they need traction
Feb 20, 2014 ... Even for Facebook, that's a staggering amount to pay for a company with
estimated 2013 revenue of only $20 million. ... But Facebook buying WhatsApp
for $19 billion isn't a brain dead move. ... Meanwhile, other messaging apps like
Line and WeChat have demonstrated the power of "stickers," user-to-user ...
Feb 19, 2014 ... Buying WhatsApp will only bolster Facebook's already strong position in ...
Messenger, Facebook's a standalone messaging app for mobile ... Facebook (FB
) said it will pay WhatsApp $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in stock.
Feb 19, 2014 ... ... the idea of Facebook paying $19 billion for a mobile messaging service seems
simply insane. ... And Google just sold off its biggest acquisition, Motorola. ...
Although he likes Zuckerberg's new portfolio approach to apps, he ...
Feb 20, 2014 ... In just four years, messaging service WhatsApp has attracted hundreds of
millions of users around the globe. Now Facebook is buying the app ...
Feb 20, 2014 ... Facebook to Buy Messaging App WhatsApp for $19 Billion ... users, while
Facebook is paying as much as $42 for each of WhatsApp's. Ad-Free Service. “
They just took out their primary threat and they recognize that overnight ...
Oct 28, 2014 ... WhatsApp made just $10 million in revenue in 2013. ... Facebook Paid $19
Billion for WhatsApp, Which Lost $138 Million Last Year ... far from profitable
when Facebook shelled out roughly $19 billion for the messaging app in ...
May 10, 2016 ... Facebook-owned WhatsApp, the mobile messaging service it paid $19 billion for
two years ago, now has a desktop app, too. Ironically ...