Silicon Valley Billionaire Thiel Under Fire For $1.25M Trump DonationBillionaire investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel is making his first donation of $1.25 million to the Republican presidential nominee’s campaign.
Gawker.com To Shut Down Operations After Hulk Hogan CaseGawker.com is going to shut down as its parent company is sold to Univision, a reporter for the 14-year-old site said Thursday.
Gawker Sold To Univision In Aftermath Of Hulk Hogan CaseSpanish-language broadcaster Univision won an auction Tuesday for Gawker Media, which was put on the block in the aftermath of a $140 million judgment against it in the Hulk Hogan invasion-of-privacy case.
Silicon Valley Billionaire To Speak At Trump Republican ConventionA Silicon Valley billionaire who backs Donald Trump is among the political outsiders scheduled to speak at the Republican National Convention next week.
Gawker Media Filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Hulk Hogan SuitGawker Media has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, about three months after pro wrestler Hulk Hogan won a $140 million lawsuit against the online gossip and news publisher.
Silicon Valley Billionaire Admits Funding Hulk Hogan’s Legal Fight With GawkerHulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker has apparently been bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site.
Silicon Valley Billionaire Thiel May Be Funding Hulk Hogan LawsuitBillionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape.
Protesters Interrupt Talk By Peter Thiel On UC Berkeley Campus During Latest March, Vandalism Reported In OaklandProtesters marched on the University of California, Berkeley campus and shut down a talk by PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel Wednesday night.
Yahoo / Tumblr Deal Renews Debate Over Techie Dropoutst's one thing to say tech geniuses don't need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college. But now we've got David Karp, who doesn't even have a high school diploma. Karp, 26, founded Tumblr, the online blogging forum, and sold it to Yahoo for $1.1 billion.
San Francisco Tech Tycoon Urges Silicon Valley Leaders To Invest In Futuristic InnovationA San Francisco billionaire who co-founded PayPal and gave Facebook its first big investment now wants Silicon Valley to buy into a bigger idea: the future.