Following the privacy debacle the company seemingly sailed through without issue back in February of this year, WhatsApp, Inc is now thought to be in the crosshairs of Google for possible acquisition in the coming weeks.
In case you missed it, Microsoft is – (according to reports) – developing a new version of its ‘Xbox’ gaming console, which will notably have an “always-on” persistent connection to the internet.
As you’ve probably gathered at this point, there isn’t really much in the way of news floating around to report on this evening. Heck, even the App Store has been fairly quiet in terms of new apps and updates, (barring, of course, that small update to Twitter — and the previewing of vdio from rdio).
Following the company sending out invites to its next media event, (set to be held at its headquarters in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto), on Friday, AndroidPolice this evening claims to have stumbled upon a leaked ROM, which, it says, may give some indication as to the hardware (and software) features Facebook’s highly-speculated about smartphone might carry.
Remember those rumors about the ‘Facebook Phone,’ which Bloomberg claimed was originally due for its introduction in Europe back in 2011? — Well, it would now appear Bloomberg might have been just a little off in its predictions. That said, big blue is reportedly set to hold a special media event – next week, at which the Palo Alto, CA firm is (finally) expected to debut ‘The Facebook Phone.’