Facebook is placing a $19 billion bet on reaching its next billion mobile users with the acquisition of WhatsApp, a popular messaging service that lets people send texts, photos and videos on their smartphones.
It's hard to believe that 10 years ago, Facebook was a brand new web site that most of us had never heard of. Today, there are more than 1.2 billion registered users (yes, that's "billion", with a "b").
Gov. Chris Christie today signed into law an amended version that bars employers from requiring current or prospective employees to turn over their login information for social networking websites as a condition of employment.