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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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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