This week in your world of Android: Google introduced the all-seeing Project Tango, Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion, more details emerged about the HTC One and Galaxy S5, LG introduced the G2 Mini, Samsung kicked off its KitKat update campaign, and the Tizen-running Gear 2 launched.
We take a look at Whatsapp, what the app does, and how popular Whatsapp is around the world, after Facebook dropped $19 billion to acquire it.
Facebook will acquire messaging company WhatsApp for $19 billion, Mark Zuckerberg’s company revealed today in a regulatory file.
Facebook Engineering has released a new open source encryption library, Conceal, for Android which is designed to encrypt data quickly without using too much system memory or processor power.
A new alpha release of Facebook has recently arrived, bringing with it a brand new look to the Android app. Keep reading for more details!
Facebook isn’t alone in its interest for the messaging service Snapchat. Google reportedly offered to buy the startup for $4 billion, but it was turned down.
When beta simply isn’t bleeding edge, alpha testing comes along to slash its way into the hearts of those who must be among the first people to get the latest features. That’s where Facebook’s new alpha testers program comes along. Read on for more!
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, has launched Internet.org, a new initiative to bring the internet to developing countries. Working with companies like Ericsson, MediaTek and Nokia, Internet.org wants to make internet access available to billions more people.
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With the latest share numbers in, Google+ doesn’t seem to be doing so well. They come in last or second to last on both e-commerce and media metrics.