Tag: Facebook-WhatsApp deal

Darasimi Oshodi: Get Inspired: Read The Story of Jan Koum ,WhatsApp Creator

Jan Koum, a Ukranian, went to the US at the age of 16 due to the hostile treatment Jews were receiving in the country. When they arrived in the US, Jan and his mother lived on food stamps. He met Brian Acton in 1997 at Yahoo, where they were both[Read More…]

WhatsApp’s Biggest Promise May Get Broken With Facebook $19 Billion Deal

by Dino Grandoni A pair of pro-privacy groups say WhatsApp could potentially break one of its biggest promises by agreeing to be acquired by Facebook for roughly $19 billion. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), both based in Washington, D.C., filed a formal[Read More…]