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Google Wanted to Acquire Snapchat for $30 Billion in 2016

Google Wanted to Acquire Snapchat for $30 Billion in 2016

A new Business Insider report claims that Google was interested in buying Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc. for at least $30 billion before its IPO in early 2016. The offer from Google was an “open secret” among Snap’s high-level officials and executives.

Honolulu Passes Landmark Law Banning Pedestrians from Looking at Their Phone While Crossing a Street

Honolulu Passes Landmark Law Banning Pedestrians from Looking at Their Phone While Crossing a Street

There have been innumerable mobile related deaths over the past few years. While selfie related deaths are currently at a rise, texting and driving or “distracted walking” has also resulted in plenty of unfortunate deaths. In an attempt to curb this, Honolulu has passed a law which bans crossing the street while looking at a phone.