Peter Kafka

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Textbook Renter Chegg Raises $25 Million

Chegg, the on- and off-line textbook rental service, has raised $25 million in an inside round. A PR rep for the company says the money will be used for the “growth of the business and is lead by existing investors.” Chegg says insiders aren’t selling shares in conjunction with the raise.


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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