RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Some of the latest high-tech and life science related news from the Triangle, North Carolina, the southeast, and the world is just a click away.

• EBay’s PayPal unit is planning layoffs in the coming weeks as it tries to refocus and operate more like an agile startup than a large company, according to people familiar with the matter. Read more details here.

• The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled last week that accessing someone’s online e-mail without their permission doesn’t violate the 1986-era Stored Communications Act (SCA). Though they differed in their reasoning, the justices were unanimous in ruling that e-mail stored in the cloud does not meet the definition of electronic storage as written in the statute. Read more details here.

• FBI warns users of malicious mobile malware. In a warning issued by a government task force, mobile users are told to beware of malware that is especially lured to Android’s operating system and ways to avoid it.

• Apple’s Siri voice assistant has a new boss. Apple has hired Bill Stasior, the founder and president of Amazon subsidiary A9, according to All Things Digital. Read more details here.