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By Matt Vascellaro · Mar 10, 2014 11:20 AM PDT

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Platform or Perish

By Jessica E. Lessin · Feb 21, 2014 12:53 PM PST

As Google and Facebook vie to buy fast-growing apps for billions, I have one big question: Where is everyone else?

If Google and Facebook believe WhatsApp and messaging are strategic enough to pay $19 billion or more to own them, what are Apple, Amazon, Samsung or Twitter thinking? (Let’s ignore the fact that WhatsApp may not have wanted to sell to them and think of it from the ...