"The strategic plan is to eliminate type 1 diabetes," Parker says.
Napster cofounder and early Facebook investor Sean Parker has dealt with a deathly allergy to nuts, including a few close calls. But having already donated money to study allergies, Parker is turning his attention to an autoimmune disorder that's both more visible and more severe: Type 1 diabetes. Show More Summary
Sean Parker donates $10 million to autoimmune research
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The tech entrepreneur and investor is backing ballot language to make the sale of recreational marijuana legal in the state.
A coalition including former Facebook President Sean Parker on Monday proposed an initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults in California while putting a 15% tax on retail sales of pot. Parker, a billionaire philanthropist who also co-founded the file-sharing service...
When Sean Parker spent $10 million on an allegedly Lord of the Rings–themed wedding (and then wrote some 9,000 words defending it), he earned the "groomzilla" label and was shamed for his antics. That was in 2013. But a mere two years later, it seems — at least according to this... More »
The San Antonio Spurs don't rebuild; they reload. When age and injuries started to exact their tolls on David Robinson's body, the Spurs snagged Tim Duncan with the No. 1 pick in the 1997 NBA draft. Once Avery Johnson and Sean Elliott were gone, San Antonio imported Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili from overseas. Show More Summary
We’re less than a month away from the next opportunity for Americans to vote, and while this year’s may not be as important as the one in 2016, there’s still quite a bit to be decided. When you’re trying to vote, just how are you going to keep track of what issues are up for […]
Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster, is reported to plan a ballot initiative.
Among the names supporting the cause last time where tech stars such as Sean Parker.
Sarah Jessica Parker recalls the time a movie producer sent her a treadmill so she could stay in shape for the 1992 comedy "Honeymoon in Vegas." Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.
If all goes according to plan, we could be looking at a large-scale social network that will become as active as Facebook, one that gives people the chance to have a real impact on the social issues they care about.
From co-founding Napster to becoming the founding President of Facebook at age 24, Sean Parker has had an incredible life. Produced by Eames Yates. Original reporting by Jeremy Bender. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
This week the annual Perseid meteor shower is peaking as the Earth passes through the remains of Comet Swift-Tuttle. Image courtesy of Sean Parker Photography, copyright, used with permission. Once upon a time there was a decade called the '70s. Show More Summary
Sean Parker found immense success at an incredibly young age. At the age of 19, he cofounded Napster, a file-sharing service that would change how the world consumes music. By 24, he was the founding president of Facebook, a startup...Show More Summary
ACT for NIH announced today it has added seven new members to its esteemed Advisory Committee. They are: Retta Beery, Perry Nisen, Sean Parker, Lori Wilson.
Like Game of Thrones’ “Dany” Targaryen, entrepreneur Sean Parker is intent on replacing what he sees as a broken and oppressive system with something better.
At left, Sean Parker, Sen. Cory Booker, Sen. Deb Fischer and David Kirkpatrick. (Photo by Rebecca Greenfield) By Adrienne Jane Burke Tech policy development may help strange bedfellows get better acquainted. At Techonomy Policy 2015Show More Summary
At left, Sean Parker, Sen. Cory Booker, Sen. Deb Fischer, and David Kirkpatrick. (Photo by Rebecca Greenfield) By Adrienne Jane Burke Tech policy development may help strange bedfellows get better acquainted. At Techonomy Policy 2015...Show More Summary