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Thiel Makes a Bid for Gawker.com, a Site He Helped Bankrupt

Peter Thiel, the tech billionaire, helped run Gawker Media offline. Now he is trying to buy what is left of it......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 12th, 2018

Peter Thiel, who famously helped bankrupt Gawker, is now attempting to buy the site and its archive of articles

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Times Peter Thiel has submitted an undisclosed bid to purchase Gawker, the media site he famously helped bankrupt by fu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2018

Billionaire Peter Thiel Helped Bankrupt Gawker. Now He May be Looking to Buy it

He may buy the defunct website to stop legal threats or to remove content. Venture capitalist Peter Thiel may be looking to buy online news site Gawker.com, BuzzFeed said on Wedn.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 22nd, 2017

Peter Thiel Made an Offer to Buy Gawker, the Website He Helped Close

The website published details of his personal life (NEW YORK) – Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has made an offer for Gawker, hoping to overcome legal hurdles and rival bidders for the online news site the billionaire h.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 11th, 2018

Sex tape suit makes Hogan $31M richer

The Peter Thiel-backed former wrestler was handed millions while Gawker Media went bankrupt.         The Peter Thiel-backed former wrestler was handed millions while Gawker Media went bankrupt.   .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 3rd, 2016

Peter Thiel is said to have submitted a bid for Gawker, the website he helped shut down

Peter Thiel is said to have submitted a bid for Gawker, the website he helped shut down.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2018

Peter Thiel Wants Opportunity to Bid on Gawker.com

Peter Thiel is demanding that he be given the chance to bid on Gawker.com, the gossip and news website he helped drive out of business and which is now being shopped in bankruptcy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2017

Peter Thiel may look to buy Gawker.com: BuzzFeed

(Reuters) - Venture capitalist Peter Thiel may be looking to buy online news site Gawker.com, BuzzFeed said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 22nd, 2017

He helped take down Gawker now he"s after Jezebel

Beverly Hills attorney Charles Harder helped wage Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel's legal crusade against Gawker. Now Harder is going after a Gawker affiliate......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 7th, 2017

Attorney who helped take down Gawker now targets sister blog Jezebel

Beverly Hills attorney Charles Harder helped wage Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel's legal crusade against Gawker. Now Harder is going after a Gawker affiliate......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 7th, 2017

New Netflix Movie Examines the Rise and Fall of Celebrity Website Gawker

Hulk Hogan, Peter Thiel and the sex tape that brought down the gossip site are part of a larger story about freedom of the press......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 11th, 2017

Gawker agrees to alter story about Daily Mail in settlement

Gawker.com may be dead, vanquished at the hands of Hulk Hogan and Peter Thiel, but thanks to a settlement, there's something on the site that is about to change. On Tuesday, Gawker Media submitted a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 30th, 2016

This fake-news writer says he makes over $10,000 per month, and thinks he helped get Donald Trump elected

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesOne of the original kings of fake news thinks he might have helped get Trump elected, and he's not happy about it. 38-year-old Paul Horner, who runs a network of viral fake-news site (he calls them satire), has been making a living .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2016

Gawker Goes On Offensive, Seeks Discovery Into Peter Thiel"s Connection With Lawsuits

Peter Thiel’s war against Gawker Media was presented on Tuesday to a New York bankruptcy court, as attorneys for the now-bankrupt media company asked a judge to allow for discovery into the billionaire’s potential ties to various lawsuits against Gawk.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 11th, 2016

Turkey Threatens to Attack Kurdish Allies of U.S. in Syria

Turkey is amassing troops on the border with Syria and has said it would launch full-scale attacks on the Kurdish forces there that helped the U.S. beat back Islamic State, as the defeat of the extremist group makes way for old rivalries to resurface......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 17th, 2018

Carillion Makes Last Ditch Bid for UK Bailout, Mail Reports - Bloomberg

BloombergCarillion Makes Last Ditch Bid for UK Bailout, Mail ReportsBloombergA construction site for new apartment blocks built by Carillion Plc i.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJan 14th, 2018

Peter Thiel Has Made a Bid to Buy Gawker After Helping to Sue It Into Submission

Acquisition would let him take down stories .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 12th, 2018

Peter Thiel submits bid for Gawker, faces challenges

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Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2018

Bitcoin Soars Above $15,000 After WSJ Reports Peter Thiel Makes "Monster Bet"

Update (1420ET) - Well that escalated quickly. Bitcoin just broke above $15,000, up $1200 si.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 2nd, 2018

Bitcoin Spikes Above $14,000 After WSJ Reports Peter Thiel Makes "Monster Bet"

Bitcoin prices are soaring (following a disappointing start to the year) after reports that billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has BTFD in recent months and amassed a massive position in the cryptocurrency. .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 2nd, 2018

Peter Thiel"s Founders Fund Makes Big Bet on Bitcoin

Founders Fund, the venture-capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel, has bought large sums of bitcoin that are now worth hundreds of millions of dollars......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 2nd, 2018