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
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
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 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 [...]
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...
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.
“We care deeply about diversity,” wrote Facebook’s CEO […]
Facebook confirms leaked memo to CBS News, where Zuckerberg defends Thiel's Trump support
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.
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
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.
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
The Facebook board member is a vocal Trump supporter as Silicon Valley wrestles with its lack of diversity.
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.
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
Mark Zuckerberg is the second tech bigwig in recent days to ignore the Trump-shaped stain associated with Thiel. [ more › ]
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
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
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...