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How to Disrupt an Industry in Three Steps

How to Disrupt an Industry in Three Steps

Everyone's out to change the world these days. While that's no walk in the park, it isn't always rocket science, either.
Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come

Secure That First Investor, and the Rest Will Come

Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone.
Facebook Rolls Out Site-Wide 'Privacy Checkup,' Revamps Default User Settings

Facebook Rolls Out Site-Wide 'Privacy Checkup,' Revamps Default User Settings

Rather than assuming that new users wish to share their feeds with the entire Internet, Facebook will now implement default sharing among 'Friends.'
The $19 Billion WhatsApp Deal Was Big, But Not the Year's Biggest (Infographic)

The $19 Billion WhatsApp Deal Was Big, But Not the Year's Biggest (Infographic)

So far in 2014, there have been three M&A deals larger than Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp.
Want to Chat on Facebook? Soon, You'll Need a Second App for That.

Want to Chat on Facebook? Soon, You'll Need a Second App for That.

Users might not be happy about needing another app, but the move could ultimately make Facebook Messenger a much more powerful tool.
4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination

4 Things to Know About Facebook's Plan for Total World Domination

Mark Zuckerberg is taking on Planet Earth by drone, laser and satellite, pledging to connect the 'whole world' to the InternetÂ… One new Facebook user at a time?
Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango

Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango

On the heels of WhatsApp's $19 billion acquisition by Facebook, the Chinese web titan dominated the latest round of fundraising for rival messaging platform Tango.
The 12 Hottest iPhone and Android Apps

The 12 Hottest iPhone and Android Apps

We ranked the apps that launched and received the most buzz in February.
In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs

In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs

Here are three stories of entrepreneurs who faced struggles, but their commitment to their goals brought them to success.
Are Candy Crush and WhatsApp Really in it for the Long Haul?

Are Candy Crush and WhatsApp Really in it for the Long Haul?

People are betting big on Candy Crush and WhatsApp, but some fear a social-gaming bubble is building.
BlackBerry CEO: I Would Sell BBM for $19 Billion

BlackBerry CEO: I Would Sell BBM for $19 Billion

The smartphone maker's comments come a week after Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the same price.
WhatsApp's Epic Fail Was a Rival App's Exponential Gain

WhatsApp's Epic Fail Was a Rival App's Exponential Gain

Outage of Facebook's pretty penny acquisition sent a swarm of 4.95 million users to messaging app Telegram.
What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?

What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?

With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind?
The Story of Sequoia Capital's $6.4 Billion 'Revenge' on Mark Zuckerberg

The Story of Sequoia Capital's $6.4 Billion 'Revenge' on Mark Zuckerberg

How the top venture capital firm had the last laugh -- all the way to the bank.
Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

WhatsApp is all over the news for its $19 billion deal with Facebook. But most startups won't make it to that caliber and that's okay. Here are a few tips on how to survive and thrive.
WhatsApp Co-Founder's Reaction to Snapchat: 'I Don't Give a Sh-t About This'

WhatsApp Co-Founder's Reaction to Snapchat: 'I Don't Give a Sh-t About This'

Competition gets us fired up -- sometimes with entertaining results.
Facebook Buys WhatsApp in Whopping $19 Billion Deal

Facebook Buys WhatsApp in Whopping $19 Billion Deal

The social media juggernaut acquires the web-based messaging service in a stock and cash deal.

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