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Peter Thiel plays kingmaker again as Trump picks JD Vance for veep

Former PayPal CEO Peter Thiel has played an outsize role in helping JD Vance's career rocket in a s…

Hasan Chowdhury,Beatrice Nolan   


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Tech billionaire Peter Thiel says he only allows his children 1.5 hours of screen time a week

Peter Thiel, the founder of PayPal and an early investor in Facebook, strictly limits the time his …

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Peter Thiel says AI will be 'worse' for math nerds than for writers

Billionaire Peter Thiel said the expansion of AI will be "worse for the math people than the word p…

Lauren Edmonds   


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FEC lets Peter Thiel-funded super PAC off the hook

A complaint filed in June 2022 said that the Protect Ohio Values PAC illegally contributed to Sen. …

Bryan Metzger   


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Peter Thiel invests in group to recreate the Olympics on steroids — literally

PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel is backing an effort to create an Olympic Games that welcomes drug use…

Sarah Jackson   


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Peter Thiel was trapped inside a student debating hall by pro-Palestine protesters accusing him of genocide

Palantir cofounder Peter Thiel faced backlash from protestors over his company's war technology dea…

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Peter Thiel's 'Olympics on steroids' says it's considering letting athletes compete wearing Apple's Vision Pro

The Peter Thiel-backed Enhanced Games could be open to athletes using Apple's Vision Pro and "bioni…

Joshua Zitser   


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Don't be like JD Vance. Make your Venmo contacts private.

Venmo only started allowing you to keep your contacts private recently. Here's a step-by-step guide…

Katie Notopoulos   


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Peter Thiel doubles down on his program to pay kids not to stay in school

Billionaire Peter Thiel is "doubling down" on his program that encourages kids to skip college beca…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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JD Vance could be the first tech guy in the White House. But it's way too early to say what that means.

Vance's views don't align exactly with Silicon Valley, but he could be the tech industry's first bi…

Peter Kafka   


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Mark Zuckerberg said he's the most well-known millennial in a newly revealed email. So, is he?

Zuckerberg proclaimed himself the most famous millennial. But is he more popular than Taylor Swift …

Katie Notopoulos   


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This old 2020 email from Mark Zuckerberg might just be the explanation for his extreme makeover

The Meta CEO said in an email to his colleagues in January 2020 that he believed he was "the most w…

Kwan Wei Kevin Tan   


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Elon Musk mocks Mark Zuckerberg's big hydrofoil swag moment, says he prefers to work instead of having fun on yachts

"May he continue to have fun on his yachts. I prefer to work," Musk said of the hydrofoiling video …

Kwan Wei Kevin Tan   


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It seems Peter Thiel's fund timed a reported $200 million crypto spending spree perfectly

The billionaire tech mogul's Founders Fund started snapping up bitcoin and ether in mid-2023, Reute…

George Glover   


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Members of the 'PayPal Mafia' include tech titans like Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Reid Hoffman. Here's where they are now.

Many of PayPal's early employees went on to become major names in tech and the venture capital worl…

Tami Brehse,Kylie Kirschner   


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DeepMind's cofounder Demis Hassabis is a chess champion who landed funding from Peter Thiel by talking about a key tension in the game

Demis Hassabis is a chess champion who used his knowledge of the game to win over veteran Silicon V…

Lakshmi Varanasi   


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A phone call between Trump and conservative tech billionaire Peter Thiel reportedly turned 'pretty contentious'

Trump reportedly had some choice words for Peter Thiel after the tech billionaire and Republican me…

Haley Tenore   


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Exclusive: Tech billionaire Peter Thiel was an FBI informant

In 2021, Thiel, a top tech investor and Trump megadonor, began a secret life as a confidential FBI …

Mattathias Schwartz   


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Peter Thiel says he found out Donald Trump cursed and called him a 'scumbag' after he refused to donate to his 2024 campaign

Peter Thiel told The Atlantic that Donald Trump phoned him up to ask him to donate to his campaign.…

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Swimmer says he'll compete in Peter Thiel-backed Olympics for doped-up athletes and will 'juice to the gills' for $1 million prize

James Magnussen accepted a lucrative offer to compete in the Enhanced Games, an Olympic-style conte…

Joshua Zitser