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Twitter Acquires Data Mining Startup Lucky Sort

Twitter announced on Monday it acquired Lucky Sort, a startup focused on making “huge document sets easier to analyze, summarize and visualize.” Three team members from the startup will join Twitter’s revenue engineering department in San Francisco, and the company will slowly transition users off of its system before Twitter shutters the startup’s existing products.


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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