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RumorTT: Google could acquire WhatsApp for $1 billion

RumorTT: Fresh rumors suggest Google could acquire WhatsApp for $1 billion

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Apr 6, 2013 10:57 pm

If the latest rumors are correct, Google is looking at acquiring WhatsApp in a deal that could be worth around $1 billion. The deal reportedly started out four or five weeks ago, where Digital Trends' source said that WhatsApp is "playing hardball" and are pushing for a higher acquisition price. This price is being pushed "close to" $1 billion right now.

 

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With WhatsApp's immense popularity, and Google's soon big push into a possible unified messaging system - acquiring WhatsApp might be yet another smart billion-dollar acquisition by Google. We should hear more about this in the coming weeks.

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