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Techcrunch’s “Best Startup of 2014” is Alfred, a butler service for rich people.

Peter Thiel, who thinks competition is wasteful, is the John D. Rockefeller of our age.

There were a record number of iPhone 6 preorders.

HP is exploring a sale of Snapfish.

The Weather Channel has talked to bankers about its options, which include a sale.

Leslie Caldwell, who led the government’s prosecution of Enron, is heading the Justice Department’s Criminal Division. 

About 1,000 Uber drivers plan to strike Monday here in New York over unfair work conditions and falling fares.

By 2050, humans may have evolved into a “different species.”

North Korea supports Scottish independence.

Olive Garden breadsticks begin to go bad after just 7 minutes on the table.

R.I.P. Zeus. You were more than just the world’s tallest dog.

Photo courtesy of Reuters/Fred Prouser