Happy Thursday. Today at the Morning Six-Pack we're going to eschew all the silly WhatsApp jokes and get straight to the news.
In dollar terms, the deal amounts to Facebook paying $42 for each user who pays $1 for the messaging service. #Shrewd. (ITWeb)
Frackers are trying to cross the border into Mexico but will have to do business with non-fracking-friendly drug lords first. (Quartz)
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.