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How Republicans can win back Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley, the economic engine of the deep blue state of California, may be revving up for the GOP. Last month, news surfaced that tech billionaire Sean Parker, of Napster and Facebook fame, was writing checks to Republican candidates across the country. Show More Summary

How Republicans could win back Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley, the economic engine of the deep blue state of California, may be revving up for the GOP. Last month, news surfaced that tech billionaire Sean Parker, of Napster and Facebook fame, was writing checks to Republican candidates across the country. Show More Summary

Chiefs Camp Report: Day 18

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- A daily look at the hot topics coming out of Kansas City Chiefs training camp at Missouri Western State University: Sean Smith received some of the starter’s snaps at cornerback, sharing them with Ron Parker and Marcus Cooper. Show More Summary

Former Sean Foley protege thinks Tiger Woods should leave his coach 'on the range'

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

While Tiger Woods was starting his round at the PGA Championship, a former protege of Tiger's swing coach had some advice for the most recognizable golfer on the planet. Parker McLachlin, a former PGA Tour champion, thinks Woods should...Show More Summary

Inside Brigade: A look at the bet Sean Parker’s making on his ‘civic network’

Since word came earlier this summer that Sean Parker, the tech world billionaire, had launched a new company called Brigade in an attempt to figure out how technology might be used to upgrade the American political and civic experiences, there are those of us who have hungered for details. What is this Brigade thing, exactly? […]

SFGate Properly Covers an Offensive Charm Offensive from Ugly Billionaire Vinod Khosla – Plus CW Nevius and Sean Parker

TweetThe first rule of Fight Club is, of course, Don’t Talk About Fight Club! Similarly, the first rule of managing property that’s a part of the coast of California is It’s Very Hard To Manage Property That’s A Part Of The Coast Of California! If you don’t already know this, then you might be a [...]

Hi-Tech Meets High Broderism

Meet the new Compulsive Centrist Disorder, same as the old one (boldface mine): It comes in handy as the San Francisco entrepreneur leads Brigade, the high-profile, highly funded civic engagement platform. Sean Parker – the billionaire early Facebook investor – … Continue reading ?

Ellen DeGeneres Sells Her Home to 34-Year-Old Billionaire (Video)

Ellen DegGeneres makes a nice profit on the sell of her home. The 11,511 square foot home sold for $55 million to Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster, in an off-market deal he and Ellen made, according to The Desert Sun. According to L.A. Times, the beautiful Los Angeles’ Westside home was built in 1950 for

Why Is Facebook Billionaire Sean Parker Is Propping Up Rabidly AntiGay Politicians?

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

What on earth is Sean Parker thinking? Despite a history of benevolent charitable giving and Democratic fundraising, the multi-billionaire founding Facebook president has suddenly reversed course. Now his attention seems to be on propping up virulently antigay politicians. Show More Summary

Rand Paul to Attend Silicon Valley 'Conservatarian' Conference

After having had private meetings with Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and Napster co-founder Sean Parker, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) will attend a "conservatarian" tech conference this weekend in Silicon Valley that is being organized by a former Jeb Bush adviser. Show More Summary

Late Night Open Thread: Sean Parker, Still A Douche Canoe

Hey, remember Sean “(Tolkien-inspired) Weddings Used to Be Sacred” Parker, the Internet-enabled billionaire who threw a 9,500-word on-line tantrum when Internet-enabled strangers made fun of his overwrought wedding planning? He’s still a douche canoe — or, at the least, a very public sucker. Show More Summary

U.S. Bancorp's (USB) CEO Richard Davis on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 16, 2014 9:30 AM ET Executives Sean O’Connor - Director of IR Richard Davis - Chairman, President and CEO Andy Cecere - Vice Chairman and CFO Bill Parker – Vice Chairman and...Show More Summary

AM Linkage: Painted Ladies Go Dark; Sean Parker Hearts Motorists' Rights

· Protestors gather at evicted Safeway recycling center · SF takes data-driven approach to poop · The dark art of the Painted Lady · Are New Yorkers bringing honking to SF? · More families are living in SROs ·...

Sean Parker Provides Bulk of Funding To Pro-Parking, Pro-Car Ballot Initiative in SF

The tech industry’s political orientation around transit is decidedly incoherent. On the one hand, you have this investment relationship between Uber and self-driving car maker Google that could ultimately obviate the need for car ownership in dense, urban environments. Show More Summary

Sean Parker backs San Francisco’s “cars first” measure, twirls moustache

The moneybags tech mogul wants parking to be cheaper and the city to put drivers' needs ahead of everyone else's.

Billionaire’s political disaster: Untangling Sean Parker’s centrism fiasco

A youthful One Percenter gets horrible advice and sends his money to Republicans opposed to his agenda. Here's why

Sean Parker's GOP contributions say more about Republicans than it does about Silicon Valley

A report this morning in Politico that Sean Parker—he of Napster and Facebook fame and fortune—has "sharply ramped up his political giving to Republicans" with contributions of about a half-a-million dollars will no doubt spur stories about the shifting political allegiances of Silicon Valley. Show More Summary

Sean Parker gives $49k to make life easier for other San Francisco parkers

2 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Sean Parker, he of Napster, Facebook, Timberlake, and $4.5 million wedding ceremony fame, has donated $49,000 to back a voter initiative to give more of a voice to San Francisco motorists. The bill, which will appear on the San Francisco ballot in November, bears the vague title “Restore Transportation Balance”.  As reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, it includes...

Sean Parker Cozies Up to Republicans

2 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

Now that former Facebook president Sean Parker has his billions from Silicon Valley, he's tackling DC next, funneling cash to politicians that specialize in "compromise." And in Parker's mind, those who compromise happen to be Republicans. Read more...

Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donated $350K to Thad Cochran

Napster co-founder and Former Facebook president Sean Parker donated $350,000 to help Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-MS) allies court black Democrats and liberal union voters to get more votes than conservative challenger Chris McDaniel in the June runoff, and Parker is just getting started helping establishment Republicans. Show More Summary

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