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Could PayPal’s Peter Thiel Advise Donald Trump on National Security? Maybe.

Considering his relationship with the data-analytics company Palantir, PayPal's Peter Thiel is in a good position to advise Donald Trump on national security.

THE SHAREHOLDERS ARE REVOLTING: Peter Thiel Got More Facebook Shareholder Votes Than Mark Zuckerber…

THE SHAREHOLDERS ARE REVOLTING: Peter Thiel Got More Facebook Shareholder Votes Than Mark Zuckerberg.

Palantir Is Offering Workers a Generous Stock Buyback—in Exchange for Their Silence

This post originally appeared on Business Insider. Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-mining startup co-founded by Peter Thiel, is buying $225 million of stock back from employees. The catch, reports BuzzFeed’s William Alden, is...Show More Summary

From Peter Thiel to Ben Horowitz: 4 Must-Read Books on Leadership

4 days agoTechnology : The Goods

Frederic Kerrest, co-founder of the identity technology startup Okta, describes the business books that he recommends for entrepreneurs.

Secretive $20 billion startup Palantir is buying $225 million of stock back from employees — in exchange for their silence

Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-mining startup cofounded by Peter Thiel, is buying $225 million of stock back from employees. The catch, reports BuzzFeed's William Alden, is that employees and "certain" ex-employees are only...Show More Summary

Facebook’s indie owners send upside-down message

Shareholders not named Mark Zuckerberg gave more likes than frowny faces to just three members of the board. Puzzlingly that included Gawker-hunter Peter Thiel and not key executives like COO Sheryl Sandberg. It’s a head-scratcher probably explained by investors ticking boxes.

Facebook’s 2016 Annual Meeting: Peter Thiel Remains on Board

Facebook’s 2016 annual meeting Monday was more intriguing than past gatherings due to uncertainty over Peter Thiel’s position on the board of directors and a proposal to create a new class of non-voting capital stock.

Will Tech Elites Join Peter Thiel in Supporting Donald Trump?

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been walking a political tightrope the past two days. After pulling the company's support from the upcoming Republican convention because of Apple’s disdain for presumptive nominee Donald Trump, Cook invited Speaker...Show More Summary

Lystable gets $11M Series A to push its gig economy SaaS in the US

Ahoy there gig economy… Lystable, which makes a software tool focused on helping businesses manage freelancers, has closed an $11 million Series A round led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Goldcrest Capital. Spring Partners also participated in the round. Read More

Facebook shareholders love Peter Thiel (FB)

Apparently Facebook's shareholders didn't think much of my suggestion to kick Peter Thiel off the board of directors. No matter what you think of Gawker — which has definitely overstepped the line of decency many times — Thiel's secretly...Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg Reappoints Peter Thiel To Facebook Board

Facebook investors and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have chosen to keep venture capitalist Peter Thiel on the board of directors despite controversy surrounding Thiel’s actions concerning Gawker as well as Donald Trump. Facebook held its annual...Show More Summary

Peter Thiel to stay on Facebook board after Gawker war

SILICON VALLEY—Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is keeping his first institutional investor on his board of directors, despite controversy over Peter Thiel's war on Gawker. Zuckerberg revealed his verdict during the company’s annual shareholder meeting today where every member of the board was up for re-election. Show More Summary

Facebook investors back return of board

Facebook shareholders have re-elected all eight members of the social network’s board. ||| San Francisco - Facebook shareholders re-elected all eight members of the social network’s board, including Peter Thiel, the investor backing a controversial lawsuit against Gawker. Show More Summary

One Good Reason Why Peter Thiel Supports Donald Trump For President

Donald Trump and Trump delegate Peter Thiel are an unlikely couple, but their ideas intersect over media and First Amendment issues.

Fresh Intelligence: Today Is a Great Day to Be Peter Thiel, But a Terrible Day to Be Anyone Associated With the Trump Campaign

Good morning and welcome to Fresh Intelligence, our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you'll be talking about today. In this edition, Donald Trump is terrible at making money, doctors can’t get enough free food, and gun control isn’t going to happen. Here's the rundown for Tuesday, June 21.WEATHERPotentially ... More »

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. Apple CEO Tim Cook will fundraise for Republicans. Cook is hosting a private breakfast for House Speaker Paul Ryan. 2. Peter Thiel, the billionaire investor who waged a secret legal war against Gawker, is remaining on Facebook's board. Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg Decides To Keep Peter Thiel On Facebook's Board

Peter Thiel was not in attendance at Facebook's annual shareholder meeting but was still re-elected to the company's board on Monday.

Cavaliers, Anton Yelchin, Havana, Tim Cook, Peter Thiel, Rupert Everett, Zayn Malik: NEWS

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

TIM COOK. Apple CEO holding fundraiser for Paul Ryan: “Cook is hosting the fundraiser on his own accord, as Apple does not have a corporate political action committee like Facebook, Google and other tech giants in Silicon Valley. Still, the mov… Read The post Cavaliers, Anton Yelchin, Havana, Tim Cook, Peter Thiel, Rupert Everett, Zayn Malik: NEWS appeared first on Towleroad.

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