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Facebook acquires whatsapp for $19 billion

Yes,  Facebook buys the WhatsApp and the price is $19 billion: $4 billion in cash, about $12 billion in Facebook stock, and $3 billion in restricted shares, to pay out to WhatsApp employees over the next four years. For a five-year-old company with 50 employees, that translates into $380 million per person—and a heck of a haul for the startup’s […]

The Strange, True Story of ‘Flappy Bird’

Just in a few weeks, the mobile app Flappy Bird became a global phenomenon. It was a simple game, but frustrating and endless. Sharing many similarities with the famous Helicopter Game— only with Super Nintendo-style graphics — it’s safe to say Flappy Bird took over the web and said to be earning $50,000 per day revenue from in-app advertisements. The game […]