Peter Kafka

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Tumblr Cuts Editorial Team

Tumblr is disbanding Storyboard, its four-person editorial team, and all four employees will be “moving on,” CEO David Karp said in a post. Late last year, Tumblr told Forbes that it was hoping to generate $100 million in revenue in 2013; last month, it also told Bloomberg that it would be profitable this year. Update: Tumblr PR tells BetaBeat that three employees will be let go.


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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