Peter Kafka

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Pandora Is a Free Music Company Worth $2.6 Billion

Plenty of folks make a persuasive case that Pandora may be overvalued, but investors aren’t paying attention: The company sold 14.7 million shares at $16 apiece today, giving the Internet radio service a value of $2.6 billion. That’s up from the $10 to $12 range the company floated last week, which was above the $7 to $9 range it had floated a week before that. The general public gets to weigh in tomorrow, when shares start trading on the NYSE under the “P” symbol.


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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