Peter Thiel

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Controversial £360m NHS England data platform ‘lined up’ for Trump backer’s firm
Patients will have no say over records going to Palantir, the software giant run by billionaire Republican backer

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

13, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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A social network for bigots? No wonder Kanye West wants to buy Parler | Arwa Mahdawi
The rapper’s antisemitic remarks have got him banned from Twitter and Instagram. But here’s a safe space where he’ll be able to say just what he likes, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

18, Oct, 2022 @12:56 PM

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Peter Thiel’s midterm bet: the billionaire seeking to disrupt America’s democracy
Re-energized this election cycle, the tech entrepreneur joins other mega-donors apparently out to undercut the political system

Andrew Gumbel in Los Angeles

15, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Want to date a hot rightwinger? Sick of all that woke nonsense? I’ve just the app for you!
Founded by Trump advisers, backed by billionaire Trumpite Peter Thiel, The Right Stuff is a safe zone for anyone allergic to pronouns and liberals. Will it do better than all its predecessors?

Arwa Mahdawi

04, Oct, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Gawker makes a comeback six years after it was sued into closure
A new version of the website, quietly launched a year ago under new owners, is attracting interest and readers again

Edward Helmore

25, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Never sleeps, never even blinks’: the hi-tech Anduril towers spreading along the US border
Funded by Trump supporter Peter Thiel, the autonomous surveillance towers can detect a human from 2.8km away

Hilary Beaumont in San Diego

16, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Billionaire Peter Thiel refused consent for sprawling lodge in New Zealand
Local council decides proposed bunker-like home would negatively impact surrounding landscape

Tess McClure

18, Aug, 2022 @5:02 PM

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Conservatives could soon be swiping right on Peter Thiel-backed dating app
The Right Stuff, an invite-only app, promises to be a ‘no pronouns necessary’ space for people with ‘similar passions’

Maya Yang

11, Aug, 2022 @5:53 PM

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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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