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Ariana Grande has been quite active on iTunes lately, releasing new music collaborations with Macy Gray, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne, according to Billboard. The 22-year-old superstar, who released her new album Dangerous Woman on Friday, May 20, released eight songs from the album prior to the album’s release. Show More Summary
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) fined Citibank a combined $425 million (£288.5 million) on Wednesday to settle various rate-fixing allegations between 2007 and 2012. The allegations centre around the manipulation of...Show More Summary
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — News reports say pro wrestler Hulk Hogan’s legal battle against Gawker has been secretly backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel. Hogan won a $140 million invasion-of-privacy verdict two months ago against Gawker for posting a sex tape of him. Thiel, who co-founded PayPal and was an early investor […]
Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know this Thursday. 1. Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel confirmed that he secretly funded Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker. Thiel says "it was worth fighting back" against the news outlet. 2. Show More Summary
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Two months after Hogan won a $140 million invasion-of-privacy verdict against Gawker for posting a sex tape of him, news reports say the pro wrestler is secretly backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel. There are entire...Show More Summary
"David, our key employee Sarah just came to us with another offer she got from one of our key competitors, what should we do?" If you've ever been in this situation where you're threatened with the loss of a key team member you've experienced...Show More Summary
Hello! Here's what you need to know on Thursday. 1. Oil is back at $50 a barrel, the first time the Brent Crude price has been at that level since November 2015. 2. Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel confirmed he secretly financed Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media, in an effort to put the news website out of business 3. Show More Summary
Police nationwide are secretly exploiting intrusive technologies with the feds’ complicity. This piece originally appeared at TomDispatch. Can’t you see the writing on the touchscreen? A techno-utopia is upon us. We’ve gone from smartphones at the turn of the twenty-first century to smart fridges and smart cars. Show More Summary
I, for one, don’t dispute Peter Thiel’s right to back Hogan’s case. I simply think he’s an asshole for doing it, and a coward for having attempted to do it in secret.
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Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel said he secretly financed Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media, in an effort to put the news website out of business, The New York Times reported. In an interview published Wednesday,...Show More Summary
What's the secret to going viral on the Internet? If you take a tip from an Australian teacher, it is to ask people nicely to share a handwritten note on Facebook. SEE ALSO: Everyone's convinced ASOS' Facebook page is run by robots Paula Beare, a mathematics teacher from Toowoomba, Queensland, posted a letter on Facebook Friday. Show More Summary
SERIES 500 Questions Author and “Jeopardy” champion Ken Jennings competes in the season premiere of this quiz show. 8 p.m. ABC Bones Booth (David Boreanaz) is ready to investigate a Secret Service agent’s mysterious death, but the agency appears not to want his help. Meanwhile, Brennan (Emily...
Dave Fano's mantra is that buildings equal data. In every office building, there's data just floating in the air about how, why, and when people use space. The problem is we simply haven't done a good job of capturing it in the past. No one in the building industry has adequate information about space, Fano says. Show More Summary
Bridget Malcolm may have shared the runway with Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner at the 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show but that doesn’t mean they’re best friends. Bridget revealed that she didn’t invite the “It” girls and supermodels to her wedding. Show More Summary
The PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, who was outed as gay in a 2007 Gawker Media blog, says his financing of the suit was not strictly motivated by revenge.
The expansion of American arms exports leaves the military-industrial complex at risk of being overtaken by countries who scooped up defense secrets without the cost of research and development.