Booting Up: The Eligible Bachelor Now Comes With Island Edition


New York Times notable tech bachelor Larry Ellison has purchased 98 percent of Lanai, Hawaii’s largest island. Hawaii’s governor cited Mr. Ellison’s “passion for nature,” as a motivating factor in island ownership. [Guardian]

Peter Thiel’s plan is already paying off! James Proud, one of the fellows from Mr. Thiel’s recently-announced class, sold his company GigLocator to Peter Shapiro, the owner of Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Bowl. [TechCrunch]

LinkedIn faces class action lawsuit demanding $5 million in damages for not safeguarding users’ (terrible, insecure) passwords. [The Inquirer]

Steve Wozniak showed his support for Megaupload by dropping by Kim Dotcom’s New Zealand manse. [CNET]