Why Peter Thiel is leaving Silicon ValleyPeter Thiel, the Silicon Valley billionaire known for his libertarian politics, is leaving the Bay Area after four decades and stepping back from tech due in part to his dissatisfaction with the industry's liberal politics.
Stanford University Hosts Peter Thiel For Open Exchange Speaker SeriesStanford University announced it will host speakers with controversial and opposing views in order to expose the campus to diverse perspectives and to foster open exchange on campus.
Trump Adviser Peter Thiel Faces Scrutiny Over New Zealand CitizenshipPeter Thiel, the Silicon Valley billionaire who is also an adviser to President Donald Trump, was able to gain citizenship in New Zealand in 2011 even though he had never lived in that country.
Silicon Valley Billionaire Thiel Named To Trump Transition TeamSilicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel has been named to the transition team of President-elect Donald Trump.
Gawker, Hulk Hogan Settle Sex Tape Legal Fight For $31 MillionThe shell of Gawker has settled with Hulk Hogan for $31 million, ending a years-long fight that led to the media company's bankruptcy.
Tech Money's Growing Influence On American PoliticsIn this election, an unprecedented amount of money is coming from Bay Area technology companies and their employees.
Silicon Valley Billionaire Thiel Defends Trump As 'Only Outsider Left' Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel says he is backing Republican Donald Trump because he is "the only outsider left in the race."
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.