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Booting Up: The Eligible Bachelor Now Comes With Island Edition

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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]