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WhatsApp is going to have to make some changes if Facebook is going to profit from its $16 billion purchase, industry experts say.
Discussing the high price of Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp and what it means Google and Apple, with Amir Efrati, reporter for The Information; Lou Kerner, Social Internet Fund founder & managing partner; and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Bitcoin probably will need more than a little Winklevoss buzz to restore the cachet it has lost through some high-profile embarrassments.
Ben Reitzes of Barclays has been bullish on Apple for the past 10 years, but that changed Thursday.
Facebook takes a big step toward mobile with its acquisition of WhatsApp, a start-up with a working business model.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the appeal of WhatsApp comes down to its scale. CNBC's Julia Boorstin says the app as 450 million monthly active users. CNBC's Josh Lipton provides insight on the deal.
WhatsApp's massive purchase price suggests Blackberry's BBM has real value. But Blackberry may not have what it takes to harvest it.
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FMHR trader Stephanie Link thinks Facebook's story is "very impressive," and explains why she is buying the stock today on its deal with WhatsApp.
Facebook is paying $16 billion for messaging service WhatsApp. Dan Primack, Fortune.com senior editor thinks the telecom companies should be worried, and Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, thinks this is a good deal.
Having trouble wrapping your head around Facebook's deal for WhatsApp? Just think of it like a big Instagram, one analyst tells CNBC.
Facebook has bought messaging service WhatsApp for $16 billion. Both Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee senior research analyst, and Brian Nowak, Susquehanna senior analyst, are positive on the deal.
When it comes to the most influential in tech, you might jump to Jobs and Gates. But here the names you really need to know, these pros say.
CNBC's Josh Lipton provides insight on the new billionaires of WhatsApp after Facebook announced it is buying the company for $16 billion.
Discussing Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp for $16 billion, with Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of Re/code.
Determining who belongs on CNBC's list of business influencers has led to spirited debates. How about Mark Zuckerberg or Jack Dorsey?
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Carl Quintanilla take a look at two social media visionaries, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey.
Dennis Berman, Wall Street Journal business editor & columnist, and BuzzFeed president & COO Jon Steinberg, analyze the math behind Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp.
Chris Baggini, senior portfolio manager at Turner Titan Fund, and Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald's global head of Internet and media research, analyze the Facebook-WhatsApp deal.