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AllThingsD in the Media: Microsoft’s Next CEO (Maybe) and a New Video Chat App

turning off tv shutterstockAnother busy week of tech news — and when was the last time it wasn’t a busy week? — meant AllThingsD’s personnel was equally busy in the media.

Early in the week, on Sept. 30, Kara Swisher was on CNBC to talk about the still-unfolding story about the possibility that Alan Mullaly, the current CEO of automaker Ford, may be in line to replace Steve Ballmer as the next CEO of software giant Microsoft. Swisher was first to report the news that Mullaly is being considered for the job.

Also, Walt Mossberg was on The Wall Street Journal’s Digits to talk about the new video chat app Spin.


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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