Peter Thiel

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Palantir: Trump-backer’s data firm that wants a big NHS deal
Company co-founded by Silicon Valley’s Peter Thiel has been criticised for US defence and immigration contracts

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

21, Jun, 2022 @9:20 AM

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‘Don’ of a new era: the rise of Peter Thiel as a US rightwing power player
The Paypal Mafia’s lynchpin is putting his vast tech fortune to work for candidates aligned to Trump’s agenda in the midterms

Edward Helmore

30, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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America’s billionaire class is funding anti-democratic forces | Robert Reich
Billionaire donors are pushing an unsettling agenda for America – backing Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen, calling for restrictions on voting and even questioning the value of democracy itself

Robert Reich

23, May, 2022 @10:16 AM

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How Russia and Ukraine are wielding hi-tech weaponry to win the war | John Naughton
Facial recognition and crypto-savviness are just some of the strategies being deployed by both sides in the conflict

John Naughton

07, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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The Ohio primary shows that Trump still has a tight hold on the Republican party | Lloyd Green
JD Vance once pondered if Trump was the next Hitler. Then he kissed Trump’s ring – and has been rewarded with the Ohio Republican Senate nomination

Lloyd Green

05, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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PayPal’s Peter Thiel may be a ‘genius’, but I’m still not champing at the bitcoin | John Naughton
People are confusing wealth and intelligence if they read too much into the tech entrepreneur’s cheerleading for the cryptocurrency

John Naughton

16, Apr, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Paypal founder launches tirade against ‘gerontocracy’ over bitcoin
Peter Thiel, the libertarian tech investor, says figures such as Warren Buffett are hindering cryptocurrency

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

08, Apr, 2022 @2:09 PM

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If they could turn back time: how tech billionaires are trying to reverse the ageing process
Jeff Bezos and Peter Thiel are pouring huge sums into startups aiming to keep us all young – or even cheat death. And the science isn’t as far-fetched as you might think

Ian Sample, science editor

17, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Environmentalists argue Peter Thiel’s luxury NZ lodge will ‘destroy’ lake landscape
Billionaire PayPal co-founder is planning a luxury home on 190-hectare property on shores of Lake Wanaka

Tess McClure in Christchurch

19, Oct, 2021 @2:41 AM

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The Contrarian review - inside the strange world of PayPal founder Peter Thiel
Max Chafkin’s thorough study of the tech titan reveals a man with his eye on the main chance, rather than a visionary

John Naughton

03, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The disastrous voyage of Satoshi, the world’s first cryptocurrency cruise ship
The long read: Last year, three cryptocurrency enthusiasts bought a cruise ship. They named it the Satoshi, and dreamed of starting a floating libertarian utopia. It didn’t work out

Sophie Elmhirst

07, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Billionaire Peter Thiel amasses $5bn tax-free nest egg in retirement account
ProPublica reveals files on other billionaires’ tax-free savings in Roth IRAs, which were originally intended for middle-class Americans

Dominic Rushe

24, Jun, 2021 @6:22 PM

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