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  • The Twitter logo is displayed on the facade of the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

    Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel is famously outspoken and sharp-tongued and on CNBC Wednesday he did not disappoint.

  • Peter Thiel

    Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel is famously outspoken and sharp-tongued, and on CNBC on Wednesday he did not disappoint.

  • Peter Thiel, co-founder of Palantir.

    Peter Thiel says he "missed the boat" in investing in Uber, but he calls the start-up Silicon Valley's most "ethically challenged" company.

  • Peter Thiel, co-founder of Palantir.

    There appears to be more upside for Google stock over the next decade than for Apple, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel tells CNBC.

  • Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann, founders of TransferWise

    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.

  • SAC Capital Advisors signage outside the company's headquarters in Stamford, Conn.

    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.

  • Alex Karp, co-founder of Palantir Technologies

    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.

  • Alex Karp, co-founder of Palantir Technologies

    A semi-secretive, but widely watched data analytics firm partially backed by the CIA has decided against going public, for now.

  • Who Is the Next Game-Changing Entrepreneur?

    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.

  • Peter Thiel of Founders Fund speaks at the 2013 Milken Institute Global Conference.

    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.

  • Peter Thiel on Tech's Evolution

    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.