Peter Kafka

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Done Deal: 10 Weeks Later, Salesforce.com Owns Buddy Media

Ten weeks after announcing the deal, Salesforce.com has completed its $750 million acquisition of social marketing service Buddy Media, according to people familiar with the companies. The prospect of closing the transaction quickly helped Salesforce beat a rival bid from Google.


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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