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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Brian Blau
Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company's largest acquisition and bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have ever done.
Twitter beat Wall Street's earnings and revenue expectations in its first quarter as a public company. But investors were looking for more - including faster user growth - and the company's stock fell more than 17 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday.
Wall Street hasn't always been friendly to the darlings of Silicon Valley, but Twitter is hoping to buck the trend as it prepares for next month's highly anticipated IPO on Wall Street.
"So far it's been 'move fast and break things.'
"We have always thought about experience as a focus of virtual reality," he says. "Certainly it can be social, but we have not thought about it as a core social experience."