Liz Gannes

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MyFitnessPal Raises $18M to Count More Calories

Calorie counter and diet community MyFitnessPal raised $18 million in its first round of funding from backers Kleiner Perkins and Accel Partners. Though the eight-year-old company has one of the cheesier names in the biz, it is adding 1.5 million users per month and is widely integrated into other fitness-tracking tools.


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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