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WhatsApp exec debunks rumors of Google takeover

posted onApril 9, 2013
by l33tdawg

In a statement issued late Monday, popular messaging app WhatsApp denied claims that Google was in advanced talks to purchase the firm, the second time such a rumor has been debunked in recent memory.

WhatsApp's Neeraj Arora, the company's head of business development, told AllThingsD that sales talks are not being held with Google.

It was reported on Sunday that the data-based messaging giant was well into negotiations with Google, which was supposedly considering a buyout worth $1 billion. Digital Trends published the report citing an anonymous source.



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