Arik Hesseldahl

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Security Firm Rapid7 Acquires Seattle’s Mobilisafe

Rapid7, the Boston-based cloud-based security concern that runs the widely used vulnerability warning service Metasploit, said today that it has acquired Seattle-based Mobilisafe, a firm focused on mobile security, specifically the management of risks associated with the “bring your own device” trend in which workers use their own smartphones and tablets for company business. Financial terms have not been disclosed.


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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