Rakuten To Buy Viber Internet Messaging App For $900 Million

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The Viber Internet messaging and calling service application is... News PhotoApplying,Asia,East Asia,Finance,Horizontal,Internet,Japan,Mobile Phone,Neat,Photograph,Portable Information Device,Smart Phone,Technology,Telephone,Tokyo - Japan,Wireless TechnologyPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg © 2014 Bloomberg Finance LPThe Viber Internet messaging and calling service application is displayed on a smartphone in this arranged photograph taken in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Rakuten Inc., the Japanese online retailer controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, is buying the Viber Internet messaging and calling service for $900 million as it moves into social networking. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images