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Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Integration complete: New Skype users can now sign up with a Microsoft account   —  In addition to including Microsoft account support in its Windows Phone app, Skype today also started letting new users signing up on Skype.com to register with a Microsoft account (in addition to a Facebook account).
Feb 26, 2014, 8:35 PMIn context
Mat Honan / Wired:
How Facebook is working around poor networks and cheap phones in the developing world   —  Facebook's Plan to Conquer the World — With Crappy Phones and Bad Networks  —  Facebook's recon team hit the ground in Nigeria in the dead of night, and right away ran into trouble with the law.
Feb 25, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Facebook Price for Having No Phone OS?  $19 Billion.  A Must-Have Apps Play?  Priceless.   —  Everyone in a room I was in today dropped their jaws in disbelief when I told them the news that Facebook had forked over $19 billion to buy the global mobile messaging service WhatsApp.
Feb 23, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook Messenger Coming To Windows Phone Platform Within “Weeks”   —  Windows Phone users hankering to get their hands on Facebook's Messenger app don't have much longer left to wait — the instant messaging service will land on the Windows Phone store within “weeks”, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore said today.
Feb 23, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / Re/code:
Facebook's WhatsApp Deal Could Jumpstart Internet.org Plans   —  What's cooler than $19 billion?  How about changing the world? … Mark Zuckerberg took a step closer to realizing a dream to bring the Internet to everyone on the planet with Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Wednesday.
Feb 21, 2014, 6:10 AMIn context
Evelyn M. Rusli / Wall Street Journal:
WhatsApp: the Bomb That Shook Silicon Valley   —  On Wednesday afternoon, in a modern office building in San Francisco, entrepreneur Daniel Raffel saw a news alert cross his phone: Facebook Inc. had just paid $19 billion for messaging startup WhatsApp.  —  The founder of mobile app Snapguide …
Feb 20, 2014, 11:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Team Behind Facebook For Feature Phones Launches Chaatz, A Mobile Messaging App Aimed At Emerging Markets   —  A team with extensive experience working with the OEMs, carriers, and platform makers in the mobile industry, and who was most recently tasked with the creation of the Facebook mobile experience …
Feb 10, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context
Michael Crider / Android Police:
Inq Mobile, Facebook-phone maker and app developer, quietly shuts down   —  UK-Based Inq Mobile Quietly Shuts Down, Remaining Apps Will Not Be Updated  —  The big news this week was Google selling off Motorola, but there's a smaller company that won't be getting a second chance.
Jan 31, 2014, 12:10 PMIn context
Laura He / MarketWatch:
Weibo user count declined 9% to 281M in 2013 amidst mobile messaging growth, speech crackdown   —  China's Twitter is bleeding users  —  While Facebook FB struggles with declining traffic among U.S. teens, China's most popular social-media channel — a group of Twitter-like microblog services …
Jan 20, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Evelyn M. Rusli / Wall Street Journal:
How Mark Zuckerberg turned around Facebook by prioritizing mobile ad revenues   —  Profitable Learning Curve for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg  —  In Taking Facebook Public, Reshaping It Around Mobile Phones, Chief Gained Focus on Bottom Line … MENLO PARK, Calif.— Mark Zuckerberg needed help.
Jan 5, 2014, 11:10 PMIn context

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