Business Peter Thiel

  • Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Palantir, at the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    The outspoken Donald Trump supporter is reportedly considering a bid to enter the world of politics, according to Politico.

  • A person walks by an Apple Store.

    Sacconaghi reiterated his position on Friday that "Apple's best days are behind it," which he first told CNBC in 2015.

  • Swisher: Question is can Apple continue to innovate

    Recode's Kara Swisher weighs in on Apple, as investors question the company's innovation.

  • Could Apple's tech dominance be over?

    Investors question whether Apple's best days are behind, as the company plans to push into original content. CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports.

  • Pedestrians walk in front of the Twitter Inc. headquarters in San Francisco, California.

    Trump can't live without Twitter—but can Twitter live if Trump leaves or is banned? The Verge reports views from within the social media giant. The Verge reports.

  • Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and venture capitalist, leaves an elevator at Trump Tower, November 16, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet positions for the new administration.

    The pair are both cozy with Trump booster and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel.

  • A customer touches the screen of an iPhone 7.

    Cramer responds to Peter Thiel's comment that "the age of Apple is over."

  • President-elect Donald Trump continued holding meetings on Wednesday in New York as he prepared to take over the White House from Barack Obama on Jan. 20. *Investment banker, head of Ducera Partners, advising on Bayer-Monsanto merger. *New York- based media specialist involved with Bayer-Monsanto merger.

  • Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and venture capitalist, leaves an elevator at Trump Tower, November 16, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet positions for the new administration.

    Silicon Valley just doesn't have enough sex and that's why the rest of the U.S. tolerates it, a friend of Thiel told the billionaire investor.

  • *Italy's 5- Star group planning local law on using blockchain. LONDON/ NEW YORK, Jan 10- A wave of anti-establishment sentiment sweeping the Western world is likely to help push blockchain- the technology that gave birth to the renegade digital currency bitcoin- out of cyberspace and into the real world in 2017.. For example, Italy's biggest opposition group, the 5-...

  • WASHINGTON— As a businessman, Donald Trump has kept the courts busy. Just last week, the president-elect sat for a deposition in a lawsuit involving his Washington hotel, and he is still tied up in legal disputes that are to proceed after Inauguration Day. Trump is also under investigation by the New York attorney general over whether he used his charity for...

  • *Italy's 5- Star group planning local law on using blockchain. LONDON/ NEW YORK, Jan 10- A wave of anti-establishment sentiment sweeping the Western world is likely to help push blockchain- the technology that gave birth to the renegade digital currency bitcoin- out of cyberspace and into the real world in 2017.. For example, Italy's biggest opposition group, the 5-...

  • HAMBURG, Dec 28- German fintech company N26, which made its name mocking traditional banks, has found itself on the receiving end of criticism after a security researcher proved its smartphone apps exposed users to potential account hijacking. N26, previously known as Number26, has expanded rapidly since it launched in early 2015 as a smartphone-only bank with...

  • HAMBURG, Dec 28- German fintech company N26, which made its name mocking traditional banks, has found itself on the receiving end of criticism after a security researcher proved its smartphone apps exposed users to potential account hijacking. N26, previously known as Number26, has expanded rapidly since it launched in early 2015 as a smartphone-only bank with...

  • HAMBURG, Dec 28- German fintech company N26, which made its name mocking traditional banks, has found itself on the receiving end of criticism after a security researcher proved its smartphone apps exposed users to potential account hijacking. N26, previously known as Number26, has expanded rapidly since it launched in early 2015 as a smartphone-only bank with...

  • HAMBURG, Dec 28- German fintech company N26, which made its name mocking traditional banks, has found itself on the receiving end of criticism after a security researcher proved its smartphone apps exposed users to potential account hijacking. N26, previously known as Number26, has expanded rapidly since it launched in early 2015 as a smartphone-only bank with...

  • (L-R) Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos, Larry Page of Alphabet, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 14, 2016.

    The leaders of tech were close-mouthed about their meeting but this is what went on behind closed doors, Recode reports.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- BlackRock Inc plans to lead the next funding round for the startup iCapital Network, which gives individual investors access to private equity funds, hedge funds, and other alternative investments, the two companies said on Thursday. Competitors include Artivest, with backers such as private equity firm KKR& Co and billionaire investor Peter...

  • Palantir Technologies CEO Alex Karp enters Trump Tower ahead of a meeting of technology leaders with President-elect Donald Trump in New York, December 14, 2016.

    "For a campaign that ran on `drain the swamp,' it seems to me like they just threw another alligator in," ethics expert Norman Eisen says.

  • Dec 15- Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten has made a 10 million euro investment in Kreditech, a German financial technology startup that uses big data technology to assess the creditworthiness of potential borrowers with little or no conventional credit history. The Hamburg- based company said on Thursday that it will use the investment from Rakuten's...