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Booting Up: Solar-Powered Edition

picture 9 Booting Up: Solar Powered EditionPayPal may launch a product to compete with ousted cofounder Jack Dorsey’s Square [GigaOM]

Secret startup in Mississippi, Twin Creeks, has developed technology they claim can cut the cost of solar cells in half [Technology Review]

Social transparency investment platform eToro raises $15 million in a venture round led by Spark Capital [TechCrunch]

Hacker group “The Consortium” breaks into porn site Digital Playground and steals the data of 70,000 customers including names, email addresses and credit card information [Adult Video News]

A New York man is suing Apple for misrepresenting Siri’s performance in TV ads [The Register]

FBI: $700 thousand dollars of unauthorized charges were made on credit cards compromised during the Stratfor hack [CNET]

Yahoo sues Facebook for patent infringement [AllThingsD]

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