Liz Gannes

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Orchestra Raises a Quick $5M for Social To-Do App

Orchestra, which calls its iPhone and Web productivity and collaboration app “group chat disguised as a to-do list,” has raised $5 million in funding less than two months after it launched (we broke the news here). The new funding for the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company led by Apple and Ideo alums comes from Charles River Ventures and SV Angel.

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work