Peter Kafka

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Disney Buys iPhone Game Start-Up Tapulous

Disney has purchased Tapulous, one of the breakout stars of the new iPhone app economy; it’s the company behind several hit games, most notably the “Tap Tap” franchise. TechCrunch says both CEO Bart Decrem and COO Andrew Lacy will stay with Disney; PaidContent says the company will live in the Disney Interactive Media Group. I’ve confirmed the deal with a source familiar with the transaction.


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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