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These 20 companies achieved $1B+ valuations in 2014 (updated)

<i>Update 12/29: We’ve added AdYen.</i><p><i>Update 12/30: We’ve added IronSource.</i><p><i>Update 1/6/2015: We’ve added Credit Karma.</i><p>It is really, really difficult to create a company and grow it to the point where investors believe it is worth $1 billion or more. That milestone is so difficult to achieve, in fact, that …

Five new albums to try this week: Flying Lotus, Caribou and more

Caribou – Our Love (City Slang)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: We haven’t heard from Dan Snaith as Caribou since 2010’s Odessa, and he returns here with another album of ambitious and textured electronica.<p><b>It might not be for you if</b> … You’re not sure you’re quite ready for a Caribou album influenced by what …

Everything Apple Announced at Its September 2014 Event

After months of anticipation, the iPhone 6 is finally official… along with a bunch of other stuff! Here’s a recap of the highlights from Apple’s event today in Cupertino in case you were having some technical problems with the livestream. For full details, check out the link(s) below each highlight.<p>…

Tyler, the Creator's Lawyer Calls 'Riot' Tag 'Inaccurate Description'

<b>UPDATE: Tyler, the Creator's manager has weighed in on the incident. Read Christian Clancy's full statement below.</b><p>One week after his arrest for …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Microsoft’s game exec Phil Harrison explains how Xbox One will catch the PlayStation 4 (interview)

Sony has grabbed an early lead in the gaming console war, selling 6 million PlayStation 4 consoles since November. Microsoft has sold perhaps 4 million Xbox Ones, and has clearly fallen into the No. 2 position in next-generation consoles after leading with the Xbox 360.<p>Marc Whitten, chief product …

Ex-Microsoft employee arrested for leaking company secrets

Remember all those Windows 8 screenshots that surfaced before the platform was released? Well, some of those might have been courtesy of Alex Kibkalo, an ex-Microsoft employee who was just arrested for stealing and leaking company secrets. Unlike the HTC execs who reportedly stole trade secrets to …