Peter Kafka

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New Funding Round Puts Spotify Valuation at $3 Billion

Spotify has closed its latest funding round, which values the company at around $3 billion, according to a person familiar with the transaction. The Wall Street Journal had previously reported that Goldman Sachs would lead a group of investors putting $100 million into the streaming music company.


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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