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Palantir may go public, but can it turn a profit?

Nov 16, 2018
The surveillance software giant may be preparing for an IPO amid concerns about its business.
Peter Thiel is the co-founder of Palantir, named for a crystal ball in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
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How the internet went from a hippie project to a game of Monopoly

Apr 19, 2017
In 'Move Fast and Break Things,' Jonathan Taplin examines how the wild web's big players became overlords.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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The billion-dollar RNC question: What is Peter Thiel doing there?

Jul 21, 2016
Peter Thiel is an odd pairing with Donald Trump — but maybe less odd than it seems.
Peter Thiel participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference.
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