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Microsoft Ends the Support for Windows XP

Microsoft will end the support for Windows XP on Tuesday, April 8. After more than 12 years, Windows XP breathes its last gasp. The technical assistance for Windows XP will no longer be available, including automatic updates. Microsoft will also stop providing Microsoft Security Essentials for download on Windows XP on this date.

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Facebook to Buy WhatsApp for $19 Billion

Facebook announced today that it agreed to buy the mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion. Facebook will pay $4 billion in cash, about $12 billion in Facebook stock, and $3 billion in restricted shares, to pay out to WhatsApp employees over the next four years.