Tag Archive: WhatsApp


WhatsApp won’t get voice calling until next year

WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging services on mobile, has long had plans to step up its assault against the likes of Skype and Viber with a free voice calling feature that was initially promised for the second quarter… Read more ›

Keeping themselves in the news, Mark Zuckerberg and the people of Facebook have just recently acquired the hit messaging app WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars. With over 450 million people already using the app each month, they hope to build… Read more ›     

WhatsApp To Add Voice Calling Later This Year

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service that was recently bought by Facebook, is adding a big feature in a few months: voice calling. During a keynote at Mobile World Congress, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum announced that voice calling would be added in… Read more ›     

Google was willing to trump Facebook’s $ 19 billion offer to buy mobile messaging service WhatsApp, new reports suggest. While it is well known that Google was interested in acquiring WhatsApp, it was previously thought that the company was only willing… Read more ›     

By now I’m sure you’ve heard that Facebook has acquired WhatsApp for a ridiculous $ 19 billion, but it wasn’t the only Silicon Valley giant that was willing to stump up silly stacks of cash for the cross-platform messaging service. Sources… Read more ›     

The story of WhatsApp — the messaging app just purchased by Facebook for an insane $ 19 billion — is pretty fascinating. Seems that the app’s founders did everything right by doing everything wrong. They flouted Silicon Valley rules like getting… Read more ›     

WhatsApp Finally Gets Redesigned For iOS 7

Popular cross-plaform service WhatsApp has been redesigned for iOS 7. The redesign leaked last month, and it’s finally here. The app’s entire interface has been simplified, and group messaging has been improved with a new feature called Broadcasts Lists. You can… Read more ›     

WhatsApp-iOS-7-conceptGiven that it’s the most popular cross-platform messaging service on the planet, you might have thought that WhatsApp would have a new redesign ready to go when iOS 7 was made available to the public earlier this month, but as things stand, it’s still rocking its old look. Presumably the team behind it are hard […]

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There are a couple of cross-platform messaging apps that will help you bridge the divide between your friends on iOS and Android, but over the last year, WhatsApp has become the most popular option, and it’s caught the attention of Google.

A new report claims that Google is in talks to buy WhatsApp for $ 1 billion, but the talks have been going on for four or five weeks and haven’t been  [Read More...]

WhatsApp Dismisses Google Buyout Rumors

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WhatsApp has denied that it is holding sales talks with Google following reports that the company is on the verge of a $ 1 billion buyout. One source claimed last week that the hugely popular cross-platform messaging service has been in talks with Google for the last 4-5 weeks, but WhatsApp’s business development lead, Neeraj Arora, denies any discussions.

AllThingsD reports:

Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp’s business development head, told AllThingsDigital today that the company is not  [Read More...]