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Facebook $19 Billion Deal Fuels Search for Next WhatsApp

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Facebook Inc.’s purchase of WhatsApp Inc. for $19 billion is heightening the allure of other fledgling businesses, some of them little known in the U.S., that specialize in letting users send messages.facebook-whatsapp

At least one company, Tango, has fielded takeover advances, according to Eric Setton, Tango’s co-founder. Naver Corp.’s Line has received an offer from Softbank Corp. for a stake in the company, people with knowledge of the matter have said. Other messaging applications include Kik, KakaoTalk and SnapChat, the photo sharing tool whose parent rebuffed a $3 billion offer from Facebook last year. BlackBerry Ltd. also operates a messaging service called BBM. Continue reading “Facebook $19 Billion Deal Fuels Search for Next WhatsApp” »

With 19 Billion USD, Facebook buys Whatsapp

With 19 Billion USD, Facebook buys Whatsapp

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The social network, Facebook, announced after the close of the market on Wednesday that it has acquired mobile messaging service WhatsApp for about $19 billion.

As several commentators tweeted, reaching simultaneously for the low-hanging comedy fruit: “They should call it WTFapp.”

facebook-whatsappAlthough the price is $19 billion, separates $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook stock, and $3 billion in restricted shares, to pay out to WhatsApp employees over the next four years. For a five-year-old company with 50 employees, that translates into $380 million per person—and a heck of a haul for the startup’s venture investors, led by Sequoia Capital. WhatsApp founder Jan Koum, will join Facebook’s board of directors. Continue reading “With 19 Billion USD, Facebook buys Whatsapp” »

Google get Slicklogin, a Sound Authentication Firm from Israel

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Google has acquired SlickLogin – an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user’s identity by utilizing sound waves.

It works by playing a uniquely generated, almost noiseless sound through computer speakers, which is picked up by an app on the user’s smartphone.

The app analyses the sound and sends a signal back to confirm the identity.

The technology can be used either as a replacement for a password or as an extra security layer.

slicklogin Continue reading “Google get Slicklogin, a Sound Authentication Firm from Israel” »

Zynga takeover UK game-maker NaturalMotion for $527m

Zynga takeover UK game-maker NaturalMotion for $527m

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Social gaming firm Zynga has announced the purchase of UK game-maker NaturalMotion for $527m (£320m).

Oxford-based Naturalmotion has had a string of portable amusement hits, for example, CSR Racing and Clumsy Ninja. Its buy gives Zynga an entry into the lucrative mobile games market.

As news of the deal emerged, Zynga likewise reported a loss of $25m for the final quarter.

It said it might trim its workforce by 15% – identical to something like 314 employments. Continue reading “Zynga takeover UK game-maker NaturalMotion for $527m” »

Experts predict Lenovo’s U.S. buys will pass regulatory muster

Experts predict Lenovo’s U.S. buys will pass regulatory muster

By Diane Bartz from Reuteurs
Lenovo's laptop PCs are displayed at an electronic shop in Tokyo

.WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials are likely to allow China’s Lenovo Group to buy IBM’s low-end server business and Google Inc’s Motorola Mobility handset business if it agrees to concessions aimed at protecting U.S. national security, experts said.

Computer maker Lenovo has advantages over other Chinese companies that should help it overcome the mutual suspicion between the United States and China over industrial spying and cybersecurity, such as its track record of successful U.S. acquisitions in the past. And importantly, it is not directly controlled by China’s government. Continue reading “Experts predict Lenovo’s U.S. buys will pass regulatory muster” »

Lenovo decide to Buy Motorola from Google

In 2013, it looked like Google-owned Motorola Mobility had at long last hit its stride with the release of the Moto X and Moto G. Notwithstanding the success of these two telephones, Google is as of now offering the organization.

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Techcrunch is reporting that Google will be offering the Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for practically $3 billion. Google acquired the organization in 2011 for $12.5 billion. While the distinction in cost between the two makes it appear as though Google may clutch a few patents, yet China Daily reports the arrangement nets Lenovo 10,000 patents. That is over 50% of the 17,000 patents Google procured in its unique buy. Continue reading “Lenovo decide to Buy Motorola from Google” »

When Eagle Garuda Meets Liverbird then Makes Deal.

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Garuda declared another sponsorship bargain with Liverpool Football Club on Monday, which will see the logo of the Indonesian flight transporter show up on the preparation outfits of the English soccer monster.

President chief of Garuda, Emirsyah Satar, told a question and answer session at Liverpool stadium that the new contract, which will be powerful from June 2014 through to June 2016, was a piece of the aerial shuttle organization’s offered to improve into a worldwide player. Continue reading “When Eagle Garuda Meets Liverbird then Makes Deal.” »

Chrysler dealers seem revved up by the purchase by Fiat

Chrysler dealers from around the U.S. seem revved up by the purchase of the U.S. carmaker by Italy’s Fiat SpA.

(NY, JPost)

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They were attending the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in New Orleans on Saturday — four days after Fiat announced that it had bought the last big chunk of Chrysler stock to make the U.S. company a wholly owned subsidiary. Continue reading “Chrysler dealers seem revved up by the purchase by Fiat” »

Reputation Management Firm Reveals Best Ways to Attack a Successful Social Media Campaign in 2014

Reputation Management Firm Reveals Best Ways to Attack a Successful Social Media Campaign in 2014

JW Maxx Solutions

 

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) January 10, 2014

The New Year is here, and with it, the face of social media will once again be changing. Over the past year, several new platforms as well as social media tools have been introduced to the marketplace. Now, more than ever before, it is imperative that individuals and companies map out their social media campaigns with a clear and concise plan of attack.

 

JW Maxx Solutions acknowledges that the days of spur-of-the-moment postings as a regular social media tactic are gone. It is necessary to now plan out what will be posted, where it will be posted, how often and more. While some social media outlets do well with constant streams of postings, others do not. In order to help businesses and individuals navigate the sometimes-overwhelming world of online reputation management through social media, JW Maxx Solutions is providing some tips for social media management in 2014.

Continue reading “Reputation Management Firm Reveals Best Ways to Attack a Successful Social Media Campaign in 2014” »

Experience Advertising, Inc. Expands Digital Agency Services to Include B-to-B Focused Online Marketing and Social Media Channel Management

Experience Advertising, Inc. Expands Digital Agency Services to Include B-to-B Focused Online Marketing and Social Media Channel Management











B-to-B Online Advertising Agency


Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 24, 2013

Experience Advertising, Inc., a full-service digital marketing agency, has rolled out a new agency service aimed at growing online advertising and social media for companies focused on business to business (B-to-B) marketing and sales. Experience Advertising will offer a full-suite of digital marketing services in their B-to-B packages including, but not limited to, the following services:


SEO Content – targeted, niche articles to build organic traffic and leads.
Video Creation – targeted videos to build traffic and leads.
Google AdWords and BingAds Management – ROI-focused, pay-per-click keyword management (SEM) to increase leads.
Online PR (press release writing and distribution) – company news and product announcements to build traffic and organic rankings.
Facebook Fan Advertising – growing targeted page likes to produce additional leads.
Facebook Page Management – daily posting, interacting and advertising to boost social engagement.
Twitter Advertising – sponsored tweets and targeted follower ads to increase engagement and leads.
Twitter Management – posting, interacting, and monitoring to build traffic, engagement, and leads.
LinkedIn Advertising Management – targeted lead generation to decision makers.
Retargeting Visitors – advertising to website visitors that leave without completing the lead form.
Email Marketing – email prospecting to targeted companies and decision makers.
Conversion Rate Optimization – increase the click-to-lead ratio on the website or lead form with proven strategies to boost conversion rates.
Proactive Live Chat – interacting with website visitors to provide information and increase potential customer interaction.

Experience Advertising decided to begin offering B-to-B digital marketing and social media services due to the lack of agencies focusing on this niche, as well as the surging demand for these services from cloud-based, “on-demand” SaaS (software as a service) companies. Evan Weber, CEO of Experience Advertising, Inc. stated, “B-to-B online marketing and social media advertising isn’t very easy for companies when you try to do it across channels. We feel that we’ve cracked the code on effective, multi-channel B-to-B marketing, so we decided to offer these services to companies focused on the B-to-B sector.”

In addition to B-to-B advertising and social media management, Experience Advertising provides industry-best online marketing services in traffic channels such as: SEO, pay-per-click search engine management (SEM), affiliate marketing, social media marketing, website conversion rate optimization, retargeting, customer loyalty programs, referral programs, comparison shopping engines (CSEs), email marketing, website design, website development, and comprehensive ecommerce consulting. If you are interested in learning more about online advertising and social media marketing, visit Experience Advertising for a complimentary evaluation.













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