Kara Swisher

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LinkedIn Buys ChoiceVendor

Silicon Valley-based professional social networking site LinkedIn said in a press release that it has acquired ChoiceVendor, a San Francisco start-up that “provides real-world ratings and reviews of business-to-business service providers in more than 70 categories across the United States.”

Financial terms of the acquisition are not being released.

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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