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  • Palantir office, Palo Alto, California.

    The Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against Palantir Technologies on Monday, alleging that the company discriminated against Asian job applicants.

  • Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR

    Facebook millionaire Palmer Luckey said he will be voting for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson for president, according to USA Today.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- The U.S. Department of Labor filed an administrative lawsuit against Palantir Technologies on Monday, alleging that the data analytics and security company systematically discriminated against Asian job applicants. It raised $880 million in funding late last year, for a $20 billion valuation, and is considered one of Silicon Valley's...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday filed an administrative lawsuit against Palantir Technologies, alleging the data analytics and security company systematically discriminated against Asian job applicants. It raised $880 million in funding late last year, for a $20 billion valuation, and is considered one of Silicon Valley's most...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a fast-growing Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants. Palantir Technologies was co-founded by prominent tech financier Peter Thiel, with backing from an investment arm of the CIA, and was recently valued at $20 billion.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday filed an administrative lawsuit against Palantir Technologies, alleging the data analytics and security company systematically discriminated against Asian job applicants. It raised $880 million in funding late last year, for a $20 billion valuation, and is considered one of Silicon Valley's most...

  • Peter Thiel 'has not yet given Trump a penny'

    As a contentious bid for the White House looms, some of Wall Street's biggest donors are staying away from political donations this election, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Founder and CEO of Citadel, Kenneth C. Griffin

    GOP megadonors like Ken Griffin, Paul Singer, Sheldon Adelson and Peter Thiel appear to be abandoning the 2016 presidential race.

  • Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal

    There's no truth to a report that Donald Trump wants Peter Thiel on the Supreme Court, a campaign spokeswoman tells CNBC.

  • Justice Peter

    Farhad Manjoo, New York Times Columnist, and Dan Frommer, Recode Editor-In-Chief, weigh in on reports that Donald Trump would nominate Peter Thiel to the Supreme Court.

  • Gawker logo

    Univision, which bought Gawker last month for $135 million, voted to remove six posts linked to litigation, The NYT reported.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

    Peter Thiel, PayPal's co-founder and an early investor in Facebook, once gave Mark Zuckerberg a timeless piece of advice.

  • Donald Trump

    One venture capital firm said it would fund visas for immigrant founders in explicit opposition to Donald Trump.

  • Nick Denton, founder of Gawker Media

    The company says near-term plans for what to do with Gawker.com's coverage and archives have not been finalized.

  • Aug 18- U.S. internet publisher Gawker Media Group Inc said on Thursday that it would shut down its news and gossip website Gawker.com next week after Univision Holdings Inc successfully bid for the internet publisher's six other websites. The decision to end Gawker.com' s 14- year run comes two days after Univision won a bankruptcy auction to acquire Gawker...

  • Aug 18- U.S. internet publisher Gawker Media Group said on Thursday that it would shut down Gawker.com next week, ending the online news and gossip website's 14- year run. The decision comes two days after Univision Holdings Inc won a bankruptcy auction to acquire Gawker for $135 million, outbidding media company Ziff Davis LLC. Gawker sought bankruptcy in June...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 16- Univision Holdings Inc won a bankruptcy auction on Tuesday to acquire U.S. internet publisher Gawker Media LLC for $135 million, outbidding media company Ziff Davis LLC, which had made an initial offer of $90 million. Gawker founder Nick Denton said in a prepared statement that the company "could not have picked an acquirer more devoted to vibrant...

  • Nick Denton, founder and CEO of Gawker Media.

    The TV network and digital publisher has agreed to pay $135 million for the bankrupt blog network, Recode reports.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 16- Univision Holdings Inc has offered to acquire Gawker Media LLC, challenging a $90 million stalking horse bid from media company Ziff Davis LLC in the auction for the U.S. internet publisher, people familiar with the matter said. Univision's bid for Gawker illustrates how the U.S. The New York- based publisher sought bankruptcy after facing a $140...

  • Recode's Lee: Why does Thiel get to decide what is journalism?

    Edmund Lee, Recode Managing Editor, and Kate Mitchell, Scale Venture Co-Founder and Partner, discuss Peter Thiel's opinion piece in the New York Times about Gawker.