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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Forget striving for a well-rounded resume. According to a new book from Peter Thiel, the investor and PayPal co-founder, well-roundedness amounts to "many-sided mediocrity."
There appears to be more upside for Google stock over the next decade than for Apple, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel tells CNBC.
Sept 4- Fractyl Laboratories Inc, which is developing a therapy to treat type 2 diabetes, said it has raised $40 million in series C funding led by investment firm Mithril Capital Management.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 6- Practice Fusion, provider of a free electronic health record service for doctors, bought app developer Ringadoc on Wednesday as it moves into a new market: telemedicine. Research firm IHS forecast that the U.S. market will grow to $1.9 billion in 2018, from $240 million in 2013..
Stripe now operates in several countries including Canada, Britain and Ireland, and is beta-testing in European countries such as Finland and Switzerland. It was valued at $1.75 billion in a January round of funding from venture capitalists, including Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Founders Fund.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 23- A group of influential Internet moguls aim to fix what they refer to as the "big money problem" in Washington politics by, well, raising cash.
When two friends living in Europe got fed up with money-transfer fees, they knew there had to be a better way, and PayPal's founder agreed.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 9- Question-and-answer service Quora has raised $80 million in funding led by financier Tiger Global, the latest in a group of no-revenue startups to land outsized checks from investors.
SAC Capital has hired a data miner that has done work for the CIA and the FBI to keep closer tabs on its own employees.
The CEO of Palantir, one of the hottest start-ups in Silicon Valley, recently shed some light on how his company has been so successful.
A semi-secretive, but widely watched data analytics firm partially backed by the CIA has decided against going public, for now.
Andrew Brackin, one of the 20 under 20 who received a Thiel Fellowship, talks to CNBC about what it takes to get ahead in tech.
It's a long fall from flying cars to 140 characters.
For almost 10 years, CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo has covered the Milken Institute's Global Conference in Los Angeles each spring.
PayPal founder Peter Thiel discusses the future of technology, and how he would characterize what's going on in social media, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo. "I think the story of technology more broadly is doing more with less," he says.
Oct 31- Facebook Inc shares fell nearly 4 percent in busy trade on Wednesday as the company allowed employees to start selling roughly 230 million shares less than six months after its rocky market debut.
*EBay to take pretax restructuring charge of $15 mln. PayPal, the online payment pioneer owned by eBay Inc, said on Monday the full-time jobs would be eliminated as it combines nine product-development groups into one. EBay will take a $15 million pretax restructuring charge in the fourth quarter related to the job reductions.