Peter Kafka

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Before Google Deal Closes, Motorola Buys Video Guide Start-Up SetJam

Motorola Mobility, which is supposed be acquired by Google, has made bought a company in the meantime: The mobile handset maker has picked up SetJam, a small New York-based company that provides online video listings and data. SetJam originally positioned itself as a consumer-facing Web site, but appears to have pivoted to a B2B service; former SetJam CEO Ryan Janssen announced the deal via email.


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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