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Zenreach raises $30M to help businesses boost their marketing with free WiFi

Zenreach is announcing that it has raised $30 million in Series C funding. The round comes from venture capital firms like Maverick Ventures, Maverick Ventures, Founders Fund (Founders Fund’s Peter Thiel joined the board last year),Show More Summary

What's Apple's tax bill in New Zealand? Why it's zero, niet, nada.

Why is Silicon Valley so cruel to New Zealand? First we discover PayPal founder and Trump acolyte, Peter Thiel is a secret citizen, now it's emerged Apple pays the country absolutely nothing in taxes.  Apparently the tech giant paidShow More Summary

How to move to New Zealand and become a naturalized Kiwi

New Zealand isn't just an escape hatch for Silicon Valley billionaires like Peter Thiel; it's also become the object of many Americans' affection in the wake of Donald Trump's recent presidential election win. US-based applications for New Zealand citizenship have skyrocketed in the 12 weeks since November 2016, according to the Associated Press. Show More Summary

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Channels Ellen Ripley [VIDEO]

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Get away from her, Amazon! Via Gizmodo: What would you do if you were a billionaire? Elon Musk is trying to get to Mars. Peter Thiel wants to live forever. And Jeff Bezos, well, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos apparently wants to rule the world in a gigantic robot. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos, Aspiring Supervillain, Tests Out Gigantic Robot Suit

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What would you do if you were a billionaire? Elon Musk is trying to get to Mars. Peter Thiel wants to live forever. And Jeff Bezos, well, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos apparently wants to rule the world in a gigantic robot. At least that’s the impression you might get from the photos and video taken yesterday. Read more...

Peter Thiel’s decor reportedly includes pictures poking out onto windows

Or so suggests the New Yorker Last Saturday, a smattering of people gathered in front of controversial figure Peter Thiel’s Billionaire’s Row mansion to protest his company, Palantir Technologies, an outfit that produces software that...Show More Summary

Why Protesters Gathered Outside Peter Thiel’s Mansion This Weekend

On Saturday afternoon, a group of about fifty tech workers, attorneys, anti-surveillance activists, and other Bay Area denizens stood outside a three-story, nine-bedroom, twenty-five-million-dollar mansion. It is the home of the investor, entrepreneur, and Trump adviser Peter Thiel, who co-founded Palantir Technologies, in 2004. Show More Summary

New Zealand is the hippest new escape plan for Americans

It seems Peter Thiel may be on to something as there's been a surge in American interest in immigrating to New Zealand in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. The Associated Press dug into some data via a Freedom of InformationShow More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg: Calls to Remove Trump Adviser Peter Thiel From Facebook's Board Are 'Crazy'

"You need to be committed to all kinds of diversity, including ideological diversity," says Facebook's founder.

Mark Zuckerberg: the calls to kick Trump advisor Peter Thiel off Facebook's board are 'crazy' (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook board member and Trump advisor Peter Thiel during a Q&A with students from North Carolina A&T State University on Monday. The Facebook CEO offered up his defense of Thiel, a billionaire venture capitalist...Show More Summary

Pro-immigrant demonstrators rally outside Peter Thiel’s SF home

Around 40 protesters rallied Saturday afternoon outside the San Francisco home of Peter Thiel, a billionaire businessman and adviser to President Trump, over fears his data analytics company would partner with the administration to facilitate...Show More Summary

Day Around The Bay: BART's Long-Delayed New Station To Open This Month

SF charity scandal, Berkeley homelessness lawsuit, protest against Peter Thiel. [ more › ]

The latest from Peter Thiel

He’s impressed by fracking: “What’s very striking is that on some level I think fracking represents a bigger economic form of progress for our society as a whole than the innovation in Silicon Valley.” Globalization and Trump: The onstage...Show More Summary

Peter Thiel's Spy Connections Under Scrutiny in New Zealand After Secret Citizenship Revealed

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The government of New Zealand released Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel’s citizenship paperwork, after it was revealed that he had become a citizen under unusual circumstances. But that paperwork only contains a single mention of Thiel’s global spy software company, Palantir. And New Zealand media are now… Read more...

Trump's favorite techie thinks there should be 'more open debate' on global warming

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

Global warming is a topic that suffers from "groupthink," and cries out for an "open debate" among scientists. Oh, and it also might not be real.  This is all this according to Peter Thiel, a Facebook board member and influential advisor to President Donald Trump. Show More Summary

Peter Thiel Reveals His Contrarian Take on Energy and Climate

Among the list of unusual opinions from investor and Trump advisor Peter Thiel -- like injecting himself with young blood, his thoughts on women and the right to vote, and funding lawsuits against Gawker -- add energy and climate change. On...Show More Summary

These 9 entrepreneurs were paid $100,000 to drop out of college — here's what they're up to today

"Some ideas just can't wait," reads the website for the Thiel Fellowship. In 2011, investor, entrepreneur, and Trump adviser Peter Thiel launched a program that awards $100,000 to promising young entrepreneurs who are willing to drop out of college and turn their bright ideas into real businesses. Show More Summary

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