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Japanese billionaire splashes $900m on messaging app Viber – Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerMobile messaging and call service Viber is being bought for $900m (€657m) by Japanese online retailer Rakuten which is controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani. By Anna Mukai and Mariko Yasu. The company will provide a distribution channel for …Japan’s Rakuten buys Viber messaging app for $900mThe IndependentSix things to know about ViberFinancial TimesJapan’s Rakuten […]

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Japan’s Rakuten Buys Viber Messaging Service for $900M – PC Magazine

PC MagazineInstant messaging app Viber has been acquired by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, owner of Buy.com and Kobo, for $900 million. The free messaging and VoIP service boasts a global user base of 300 million registered users, and spans smartphone, …Japanese online shopping giant buys Viber for £540mTelegraph.co.ukRakuten buys Viber messaging app for $900 millionPCWorldRakuten, […]

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Japan’s Rakuten buys chat app Viber for $900 million to expand digital empire – Reuters

ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc (4755.T), controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, will buy call and messaging app provider Viber Media Inc for $900 million in a deal that would more than double the number of users in its digital …Viber messaging app bought by Japan’s RakutenBBC NewsFive things to know about ViberFinancial […]

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Rakuten to Buy Viber Internet Messaging App for $900 Million (1) – Businessweek

BusinessweekRakuten Inc. (4755), the Japanese online retailer controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, is buying the Viber Internet messaging and calling service for $900 million as it moves into social networking. Viber will provide a distribution channel for Rakuten’s …Rakuten snaps up messaging app maker Viber for $…CNETUPDATE 1-Japan’s Rakuten says to buy Viber Media for […]