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Jeff Bezos says Donald Trump's behavior 'erodes democracy'

The Amazon founder spoke out against the Republican nominee, but said he supports Facebook’s decision to keep Trump backer Peter Thiel on its board Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel should not be ousted from Facebook’s board for his political views, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has said, even though he believes Donald Trump’s actions “erode democracy”. Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos on Peter Thiel supporting Donald Trump: 'Contrarians are usually wrong'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos weighed in on the controversy surrounding billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel's support of Donald Trump during an interview at Vanity Fair's conference on Thursday. “Peter Thiel is a contrarian," he told the crowd."And...Show More Summary

If Peter Thiel were on Amazon’s board, Jeff Bezos wouldn’t ask him to leave

Peter Thiel, a very high-profile tech investor, has started to face some backlash about reportedly planning to donate $1.25 million in support of the Trump campaign. This has put a lot in the tech community in a very precarious situation. Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg Defends Donald Trump Supporters — What Do YOU Think??

Mark Zuckerberg isn't about to unfriend someone just because they have different views. This week, billionaire investor Peter Thiel came under fire for his $1.25 million pledge to Donald Trump's campaign — well after several women accused the Republican nominee of sexual assault. After news of the PayPal co-founder's large donation came out, many questioned whether Facebook [...]

Zuckerberg Defends Thiel's Trump Donation

Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence about billionaire Peter Thiel's $1.25 million donation to Donald Trump, saying the Facebook board member has a right to his opinion, CNNMoney reports. "We care deeply about diversity," Zuckerberg wrote in an internal post to employees. "That's easy to do when it means standing...

Morning Agenda: A Billionaire’s Ties to Trump, SoFi Commitments, Steven Cohen’s Return

In Silicon Valley, executives are having to explain why they continue to do business with the billionaire investor Peter Thiel, who donated $1.25 million to Mr. Trump’s campaign.

Mark Zuckerberg defends Peter Thiel's support of Donald Trump

18 hours agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Facebook confirms leaked memo to CBS News, where Zuckerberg defends Thiel's Trump support

How Silicon Valley Treats a Trump Backer: Peter Thiel

Though Peter Thiel, a big investor, has drawn fire from fellow tech executives for backing the Republican nominee, most plan to continue doing business with him.

Mark Zuckerberg defends Peter Thiel’s continued backing of Donald Trump

Over the weekend, it came to light that PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel recently donated $1.25 million to Donald Trump's Presidential campaign. Thiel may not be a household name, but he became more widely known earlier this year when it...Show More Summary

Zuckerberg defends Trump-endorsing Peter Thiel to Facebook staff in leaked internal memo

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is defending his company's relationship with its board member Peter Thiel after news that the latter would be donating $1.25 million to the presidential campaign of Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Facebook Cites ‘Diversity’ As Reason To Keep Billionaire Trump Donor On Board

22 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

In the name of diversity, Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is standing by the company’s controversial board member, billionaire Peter Thiel, an outspoken Donald Trump donor and booster ? and the man who brought down...Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg defends Peter Thiel's $1.25M Trump donation

The Facebook board member is a vocal Trump supporter as Silicon Valley wrestles with its lack of diversity.        

Mark Zuckerberg Defends Peter Thiel's Place On Facebook's Board

23 hours agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

In a Facebook post, Mark Zuckerberg wrote that keeping Peter Thiel, a supporter of Donald Trump, on the board was consistent with Facebook's support for ideological diversity.

Zuckerberg defends Thiel’s $1.25M Trump campaign donation in internal memo

Silicon Valley is still fuming over Facebook board member (and PayPal co-founder) Peter Thiel’s $1.25 million donation to the Trump campaign this week. Just yesterday, Project Include — a non-profit that works tirelessly to improve diversity...Show More Summary

Zuckerberg Stands By Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel And Claims Support For Trump Counts As 'Diversity'

Mark Zuckerberg is the second tech bigwig in recent days to ignore the Trump-shaped stain associated with Thiel. [ more › ]

Mark Zuckerberg says 'diversity' is why Peter Thiel should remain on Facebook's board

Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley billionaire investor and PayPal founder, is a welcomed member of Facebook's board of directors, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The news comes after Thiel donated $1.25 million to Republican candidate Donald Trump's campaign. Show More Summary

Here's Mark Zuckerberg's internal Facebook memo about Peter Thiel and Donald Trump

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clearly doesn't intend to distance his company from board member and Donald Trump supporter Peter Thiel. In an internal memo recently distributed to Facebook employees, Zuckerberg said "We care deeply about diversity." "That's easy to say when it means standing up for ideas you agree with," he said. Show More Summary

Zuckerberg Defends Keeping Peter Thiel in Leaked Facebook Memo

In an internal company post, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended the social network’s association with Silicon Valley billionaire and Facebook board member Peter Thiel, whose support for Donald Trump has drawn criticism and provoked heated debate in recent days. Read more...

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