Facebook announced on Wednesday that it is buying WhatsApp and its messaging service for $16 billion. The social network will pay a total of $19 billion including $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook stock shares and $3 billion in restricted stock units, which will be given to WhatsApp’s founders and its 50 employees.
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Mark your calendars for June 25th and June 26th as that is when Google will be holding its I/O developers conference at San Francisco’s Moscone West conference hall. The initial event details were announced on Google+ by Android head Sundar Pichai.
Motorola started selling the Moto X last year in the US and brought the flagship phone to Europe starting this month. The smartphone will debut in France, the UK and Germany for a £399 ($650) or €399 ($520), which puts the phone slightly above the Nexus 5 (£299) in price. Is the Moto X worth the hype Motorola has been giving it? Read on to find out.