A couple of weeks ago, Facebook had the industry in a frenzy when they announced that they would be acquiring instant messenger app, WhatsApp, for a whopping $19 billion, making it several more times more expensive than what they paid for Instagram which was $1 billion.
In a way this is a good move for Facebook as they would acquire one of the world’s most popular and most used instant messaging services, but it seems that not everyone is too pleased about the deal as two consumer groups have recently filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, asking them to investigate the pending acquisition.
Read full post →Consumer Groups Wants FTC To Investigate Facebook/WhatsApp Deal
According to an earlier rumor, it was suggested that Verizon could be launching the Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 on the 6th of March, and sure enough it looks like the rumors were right on the money as Verizon has recently put the tablet up for sale on its website.
Unfortunately it seems that if you were looking to get your hands on the tablet, it is going to cost you. We knew that the tablet was somewhat pricey but we were hoping that Verizon might discount it further if bought on contract. While the carrier did subsidize it a bit, it’s still a fair amount of money.
Read full post →Galaxy NotePro 12.2 Now Available From Verizon, Does Not Come Cheap