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Avant

<b>What it does</b>: Makes personal loans. <b><br>Founders</b>: Al Goldstein, John Sun, Paul Zhang. <b><br>Notable investors</b>: August Capital, Tiger Global Management, Peter Thiel. <b><br>Capital raised</b>: $1.4 billion ($334 million in equity) with current valuation of $875 million.<p>CEO Goldstein and two former interns turned cofounders …

Peter Thiel

Spotify adds lyrics to its desktop app to let you sing along at your computer

While Spotify adds new features and improvements to its range of mobile apps on a regular basis, the streaming music service is making some useful changes to its desktop app today. The main addition is the integration of the Musixmatch service, bringing fully integrated lyrics straight into Spotify …

12 clever gadgets every college student should have

There’s nothing like the start of a new semester. It’s the perfect time to turn over a new leaf and to set goals. As colleges and universities get …

Gear & Gadgets

Xamarin now lets students build native Android and iOS apps for free

Xamarin today announced two new education initiatives for students and one for educators. For all three, the goal is the same: get more people building apps with its tools.<p>The biggest component is a new student program that lets students build native Android and iOS apps with Xamarin Studio for …

Habits (Stay High)

Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

VOGUE HOMMES CULTURE<p><b>With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an</b> …

Adobe Looks to Bridge Gap Between Mobile and Desktop

Adobe is making new efforts to bring its ever-growing suite of mobile apps more in line with its flagship desktop offerings. The goal, they say, is …

Opera Mini will let you browse the Web on your Samsung Gear S smartwatch

A little over a month ago, Samsung unveiled its new Gear S smartwatch, a Tizen-powered timepiece capable of making calls and going online <i>without</i> leaning on a smartphone. Heck, it even promised full turn-by-turn navigation provided by the Nokia-owned HERE mapping platform. But what about an internet …