Liz Gannes

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Echoecho Raises Money to Help Friends Find Each Other — Literally

Echoecho, the Los Angeles-based start-up that makes apps to help friends ask “Where are you?” and then see each other’s current location on a map, has raised $750,000 in seed funding from Google Ventures and PROfounders Capital. A new version of the cutely named Echoecho includes chat features and the ability to correspond with someone who hasn’t yet downloaded the app.

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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