Peter Kafka

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Facebook Buys Israeli Mobile Startup Snaptu

Facebook has purchased Snaptu, a mobile startup that develops software for “feature phones”–the non-smartphones that most of the world uses. The two companies had already collaborated on a “Facebook for Feature Phones” app in January. The Israeli company announced the deal on its blog, and says the acquisition is supposed to close in a few weeks.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald