WhatsApp Co-Founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton
Earlier today, Facebook announced its acquisition of WhatsApp for $16 billion. It’s a spectacular milestone for the company’s co-founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton, and their remarkable team.
From the moment they opened the doors of WhatsApp,…
Can you clone the next BBM and keep an uncluttered product… ? #whatsApp
#dld14 Paulo Coehlo and Arianna Huffington get deep and meaningful at DLD14 – View on Path.
The Internet is a telecommunication system, but it was not our first telecommunication system. Telegraphs and telephones have been around for over a century. Like these older systems, the Internet allows us to communicate, but it differs in some important ways. Perhaps the biggest difference in the Internet model is the abstraction of a separate “application layer.”
i am so pleased to see more and more folks making this argument, which i believe to be the correct one.fred-wilson)
[Bitcoin] is not just money for the Internet. This is a new Internet of money.
—Andreas Antonopoulos - http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/1tdtqe/andreas_antonopoulos/ (via wmougayar)
There are perhaps 900m consumer PCs on earth, and maybe 800m corporate PCs. The consumer PCs are mostly shared and the corporate PCs locked down, and neither are really mobile - at best you can take them from table to table. Those 3bn smartphones will all be personal, and all mobile.