Peter Kafka

Recent Posts by Peter Kafka

Twitter Buys Start-Up to Boost “Revenue Engineering Team”

Twitter has “acqhired” the team behind social media analytics start-up Hotspots.io. At least three members of the start-up have joined Twitter’s “revenue engineering team” to build tools for Twitter advertisers and publishers. Hotspots.io graduated from start-up factory Y Combinator a year ago, but at that time called itself Moki.tv, a “personalized TV guide for streaming video online.”


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

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