The deal gives the Chinese investors access to a product that has lagged in the West but still has a loyal following in developing countries.
The social network sheds $11 billion in market value as the stock suffers its sharpest drop since LinkedIn's 2011 initial public offering.
Advertising revenue in the fourth quarter rose 57%, to $5.64 billion, beating analysts' average expectation of $5.15 billion.
The acquisition of video streaming provider Ustream adds a fourth piece to IBM's planned enterprise video offering.
WhatsApp is going to find a different way to monetize its 900 million monthly active users.
But concern arises about slowing momentum in the semiconductor maker's data-center division.
Researchers from Virginia Tech found self-driving cars had lower rates of severe and less severe crashes than conventional vehicles.
Operational IT budgets will rise a median of 2% this year, says Computer Economics.
The chipmaker's CEO, Steve Mollenkopf, says "the current structure is the best way to execute on our strategy."
Advances in the mobile versions of ERP systems are providing organizations timelier information and access to valuable data outside the office.