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05.09.14
Viber looks to challenge Skype with backing from Japanese internet giant
05.09.14

Viber looks to challenge Skype with backing from Japanese internet giant

Let's face it: The tech industry is starting to get used to big-name companies acquiring young, re...

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02.14.14
Skype rival Viber purchased by Japanese e-commerce giant for $900 million
02.14.14

Skype rival Viber purchased by Japanese e-commerce giant for $900 million

Japan's answer to Amazon, Rakuten, just got into the mobile communications business by purchasing...

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09.26.13
Wuaki.tv streaming video service exits beta in the UK
09.26.13

Wuaki.tv streaming video service exits beta in the UK

The Rakuten-owned, web-based Wuaki.tv video service announced today it's officially ready for prim...

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08.09.13
Wuaki.tv video service gets Android, iPad app support in UK
08.09.13

Wuaki.tv video service gets Android, iPad app support in UK

When Rakuten launched the beta for its Wuaki.tv any-way-you-want-it video service in the UK, it le...

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