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Jan Koum

WhatsApp CEO 'Deeply Sorry' For Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend In 1996

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

Koum allegedly frightened her to the point that she would lock herself in the bathroom to hide from him.

Twitter: As a Bluebird on Facebook's Shoulder? Satisfactual!

Jim Treacy | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Jim Treacy

Mark Zuckerberg is rapidly collecting a portfolio of dominant, social media properties - each performing nicely on its' own and become even more powerful if integrated. Twitter sits in that bullseye.

Ukrainian Protests and the Success of WhatsApp's Jan Koum

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.07.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

As the world continues to watch the escalating political uprising and violent protests in Kiev, it's important to understand that there have been some remarkable success stories to emerge from behind the Iron Curtain.

The Secret To Really Achieving The 'American Dream'

Blake Kernen | Posted 04.27.2014 | Teen
Blake Kernen

In case you're in need of a little more evidence that The American Dream is alive and well, here's this.

WhatsApp Wants To Help You Make Phone Calls Now, Too

Reuters | Leila Abboud | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology

* To add voice calls in second quarter - WhatsApp CEO * WhatsApp, other messaging apps already offer free texts * Move could further erode t...

Bianca Bosker

WhatsApp CEO Is Against Whatever Facebook Is For | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.20.2014 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg may be Facebook friends with the guys whose company he just bought for $19 billion. But by all indications, Jan Koum, WhatsApp’s CEO...

Why WhatsApp Is The Startup Silicon Valley Deserved

Taylor Casti | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology
Taylor Casti

In a land of pushy 20-something wunderkind CEOs, WhatsApp's Jan Koum is a 37-year-old black sheep who just wants to build a great product without media attention. No muss, no fuss.

Robert Reich: WhatsApp Should Freak You Out

Robert Reich | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Robert Reich

The winners here are truly big winners. WhatsApp's fifty-five employees are now enormously rich. Its two founders are now billionaires. And the partners of the venture capital firm that financed it have also reaped a fortune. And the rest of us?