Yesterday we’ve told you that Google is looking to acquire WhatsApp, a popular messaging app/service that works across platforms. That apparently ain’t gonna happen with the company’s head of business development Neeraj Arora saying they’re not holding sales talks with the search giant, and declining to comment further.
This isn’t the first time WhatsApp is a subject of the “acquisition rumors.” Back in December, we thought they will be acquired by Facebook, but as you know – nothing has happened.
The way I see it, Google isn’t that much interested in spending a fortune on WhatsApp. In fact, as I’m writing this, the search giant is working on a cross-platform chat solution of its own (Babel) which should be out pretty soon, targeting iOS, Android and Chrome users…