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  • Canadian tech stocks are now the rage, since they are trading at low valuations and discounted PE multiples to their U.S. counterparts.

  • Facebook's $16 billion purchase of WhatsApp launches an audacious salvo in the new war for time spent on mobile devices, tech analyst Richard Greenfield tells CNBC.

  • What 'WhatsApp' means for Twitter

    BuzzFeed President and COO Jon Steinberg discusses how Facebook's purchase of the messaging service will affect Twitter.

  • WhatsApp the phone company of the future: Steinberg

    "We've been obsessed about this company," says Buzzfeed President and COO Jon Steinberg.

  • Zuckerberg: WhatsApp users incredibly valuable

    Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $16 billion. CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down the user growth and engagement data of the messaging service.

  • WhatsApp screens for Android

    Everyone is outraged over the $19 BILLION Facebook is paying for messaging service WhatsApp but here's what they're missing, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower Wall Street open on Thursday, ahead of a busy day for both quarterly earnings and economic data.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

    Happy Thursday. Today at the Morning Six-Pack we're going to eschew all the silly WhatsApp jokes and get straight to the news.

  • Facebook's WhatsApp buy risky but could pay off: Pro

    Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, shares his thoughts on Facebook's $16 billion deal to acquire the messaging startup and what it signals about the company's future focus. What Facebook has done is essentially doubled its utility value, Mahaney says.

  • WhatsApp screens for Android

    More than just the founders of WhatsApp win big in the $16 billion deal with Facebook.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Asian equities were mostly lower on Thursday after preliminary data showed that Chinese manufacturing activity slowed to a 7-month low in February.

  • WhatsApp-ing with Facebook?

    This really gives Facebook a tremendous share of time spent on mobile devices, says Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, sharing his thoughts on whether Facebook's $16 billion bet will pay off.

  • Facebook acquiring startup WhatsApp

    Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the deal is about connecting more people, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin, with the latest details of the $16 billion acquisition.

  • Facebook's staggering $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp has stunned some industry watchers who see the move as a sign of sheer "desperation."

  • Facebook buying WhatsApp in $19B deal

    Bob Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst, discusses Facebook's acquisition of messaging startup WhatsApp. The price they're paying is about $42 dollars per user, it's not a bad deal, says Peck.

  • WhatsApp screens for Android

    Facebook's staggering $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp is a sign of sheer "desperation", according to one industry watcher, who argues that the social networking giant has overpaid for the mobile-messaging start-up. Do you agree? Vote in our poll.

  • WhatsApp deal could benefit Facebook: Pro

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, explains how Facebook will eventually benefit from purchasing mobile messaging firm WhatsApp.

  • Reading into Facebook-WhatsApp deal

    Calling the deal "massively overpaid", Rob Enderle, President & Principal Analyst, Enderle Group, says Facebook's purchase of mobile messaging firm WhatsApp is a sign of desperation to retain users.

  • Staggering price tag for Facebook-WhatsApp deal: Pro

    Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG, discusses Facebook's decision to buy mobile messaging company WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars.