Facebook dominates the mobile messaging world with its $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp. CNET's Bridget Carey explains the value of the app, along with news about the Xbox One and a high-tech toothbrush.
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In this episode of Update, learn why the world loves WhatsApp -- and why Facebook dished out $19 billion for this messaging app. The mobile messaging market is evolving quickly, and Facebook wants to be at the forefront.
Some quirky gadgets also made news today. Microsoft is selling a $25 Xbox One remote control that has a dedicated button for accessing the OneGuide for TV shows and movies.
And if you need more tech in your toothbrush, Oral-B has a smart Bluetooth toothbrush that records how well you brush, and reports the data on a smartphone app.
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