Google may be in talks to buy messenger app WhatsApp, the next Xbox could be revealed in May, and the smart-wrist revolution continues with the LinkMe.
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Could Google be looking to buy WhatsApp?
The latest report
says Google is considering acquiring the app for $1 billion. At the end of 2012, it was said Facebook was talking about buying this popular messaging app. If it sells for $1 billion, that puts WhatsApp into the same category as Instagram, which sold to Facebook for the same amount.
Also in today's tech roundup:
- We might hear more about the next Xbox console in late May.
that Microsoft pushed an April reveal back to May 21.
- Sony revealed that its 4K televisions, also known as Ultra HD,
start at $5,000
for the 55-inch model. Well, it's certainly much less than the 85-inch
$25,000 model shown at CES
- The Mars rover
Curiosity is taking a spring break
, because the Sun is blocking communication with Mars for several weeks.
- Is the Pebble Watch worthy of your wrist? Read the full CNET review here.
- Also in this emerging smart-wrist category, LinkMe wants to be a scrolling LED billboard for your wrist -- if it can get the funding.
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