Peter Kafka

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Nokia Launches Pandora-like Service for New Lumia Phones

It’s the week for tech giants to unveil music plans, apparently: A day after Apple launched iTunes Match, and a day before Google launches its music service, Nokia is taking the wraps off Mix Radio, a Pandora-like streaming service. The app will run on Nokia’s new Lumia handsets using Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system; music tech start-up the Echo Nest will power the app’s personalization engine.


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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