Liz Gannes

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Video Calling Start-Up Tango Gets $40M More

Eighteen months after it launched, Tango, the start-up competitor to Skype and Apple FaceTime, now has 45 million total users, with more than 10 percent of them active on a daily basis. Tango has been even more successful at attracting dollars; it just closed a Series C round from investors including Qualcomm Ventures and Access Industries, bringing the company to nearly $100 million raised.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald