Lauren Goode

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Photo-Filter Hounds, Rejoice! Instagram Is Coming to Android.

Instagram, the popular mobile photo-sharing app that has racked up around 14 million followers in the year since it launched, has always been an iPhone-only app — until now. CNET, The Verge and other outlets report that Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom confirmed yesterday, at the LeWeb conference in Paris, that he has dedicated staff working on an app for the Google Android mobile platform. He didn’t say exactly when the app would hit the Android Market, but said that he’s “excited to see our numbers today nearly double” when it does.


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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