April 8 - Google reportedly talking with makers of WhatsApp about buying company, while a separate report puts a dollar figure on the all the downloads from app stores.
So what's -- Google. The search giant reportedly negotiating the purchase of the messaging -- That's according to website digital trends which says what's app is holding out for higher priced in the near the one billion dollars currently on the table. What's app has more than 80% of the messaging market in several countries around the world though not in the US Japan and China it cost ninety -- -- a year after free trial. Shares of Google stock is down about 1% today your 770. Bucks. From apps not apps stores in new data shows that apple is sales gain while Google has the most activity. According to researchers analysis sales of apps downloaded in the first quarter from the app stores and apple Google Microsoft and Blackberry he. 2.2 billion dollars apple had 74% of those cells -- -- in a distant second at about 20% followed by the rest of the pack. Of the thirteen point four billion downloads in January through march 51% in vehicle will play it. 40% via the apple App Store and the rest from Microsoft and Blackberry. Apple's stock up fractionally here 426. Bucks just above their 52 week low for nineteen from last month. There's no saving face for HTC. Handset maker has partnered with FaceBook to release a new phone featuring the new FaceBook home but analysts say it is not enough to turn around its fortunes. Companies companies suffering from -- delay in the full launch of its flagship HTC one -- because of parts shortages and the delay means that the new device will appear in US and other countries and about the same time as Samsung's galaxy S four as opposed to being ahead of it. The -- leading HTC to post a record low profit. Shares in Taiwan fell about 2% before the release of earnings. It's soaring and sputtering time our look at the -- for -- -- -- contact. Sterne Agee upgraded chip equipment company from neutral to buy in the stock is up 10%. Spotter is global tech advanced innovations the maker of products for the communications industry posted a decline. In quarterly profit and sales NASDAQ listed shares of Hong Kong company are off. 13%. That's tech but it is Monday remembered you can follow us on Twitter at RT RS equity I'm John Marino and his writers.