Ina Fried

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Visual Voicemail Start-Up YouMail Raises More Capital, Hits One Billion Calls Taken

YouMail, maker of the Visual Voicemail Plus mobile app, said Thursday its program has now been used to answer more than a billion calls on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and other devices. The Irvine, Calif.-based company also noted it has now raised a total of $12.5 million since 2007, including a new funding round made up of VantagePoint Capital Partners, Siemer Ventures and Tech Coast Angels.


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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