Kara Swisher

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WSJ.com's "Digits" Show: Yahoo/Foursquare, Silicon Valley Hiring and More!

Here’s a video of BoomTown’s appearance Friday on WSJ.com’s “Digits” online tech show.

In it, we discuss my post on the machinations about whether Yahoo (YHOO) can get its mitts on social geolocation phenom Foursquare or if venture capitalists will swoop in with a bag of cash.

Also on the dock: Tech hiring has returned and tricked-out buoys.

Here’s the video:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik