Smartphones increasing time taken to finish a meal in restaurants

I came across an interesting research findings in a book on Small Data. It talks about how the time taken to finish a meal has increased in restaurants as customers are busy with their smartphones (Facebook, Whatsapp). I am not surprised with these statistics as we often see families and friends spending a lot of time on their smartphones instead of spending time with each other.

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What you should know about Facebook’s acquisition of Whatsapp?

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#Whatsapp has been trending on Twitter and Facebook all day. Just a one line reasoning for the trending is,

Facebook acquires Whatsapp for $16 billion – $12 billion in stock, $4 billion in cash plus $3 billion in restricted stock.

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