Here’s the latest action:

Elevation investing in Pandora — Venture Capital firm Elevation Partners is about to sink some money into music discovery and application company Pandora, according to TechCrunch.

Keith Rabois jumps into Square
— The startup, which allows people to pay with credit cards via their mobile devices, has snapped up PayPal alum and Silicon Valley man about town Keith Rabois.

NexTag on hiring spreeThe comparison shopping site has just restocked its executive suite, hiring Bahman Koohestani as CTO, Shea Kelly as senior vice president of resources, and Scott Simmons as president in North America.

SpaceCurve lands $1.1M — The Seattle-based database company has raised $1.1 million in equity from Elsevier Ventures and Divergent Ventures.

MiaSole forges deal with Juwi
— Thin-film solar company has struck a deal with German solar developer Juwi to serve up 8.5 megawatts worth of solar panels.

Google putting Gmail voice to the test
— The search company is trying out voice calling integrated into its Gmail product, just like video chat. Cnet has more.

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