Silicon Valley Reels From Trump Shock


PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel ran a victory lap following Tuesday’s presidential election, but many other Silicon Valley figures were stunned by the historic upset victory of real estate mogul Donald Trump against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Thiel, a billionaire conservative activist, last month made headlines by donating $1.25 million to Trump in the midst of the furor over the candidate’s Access Hollywood comments about women. Trump now has an “awesomely difficult task,” Thiel said in a statement released Wednesday.

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Tech Billionaire Thiel Aims to Justify His Trump Support


Peter Thiel, one of the few well-known Silicon Valley figures who has given Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a public endorsement, on Monday reiterated his support at a National Press Club event in Washington. He prefaced his remarks with a disclaimer. “Nobody thinks his comments about women were acceptable,” Thiel told the gathering, referring to Trump. “I agree, they were clearly offensive and inappropriate.” However, a vote for Trump would not constitute an endorsement of his flaws or lack of judgment, Thiel argued.

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Tidal loses interim CEO Peter Tonstad on eve of Apple Music launch

On-demand, Jay Z-backed music service Tidal on Tuesday announced the departure of interim CEO Peter Tonstad, marking the second CEO departure for the struggling service since April.



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Weapons of World War III: How new technology will affect the next great conflict

US Air Force: Global Hawk surveillance drone
AUSTIN–During a panel this week at South by Southwest Interactive 2015, authors Peter Singer and August Cole discussed their collaboration on Ghost Fleet, a novel about the next great superpower conflict. Part of the reason they wrote the book is to be able to paint a picture, in fiction, of how big future wars might be fought…

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Peter Molyneux brings Godus to iOS, Yelp gets Bing Translator, Foursquare adds personalization

iPhone and iPad owners can now use Apple’s mobile devices to play God with the release of Peter Molyneux’s Godus, read business reviews in different languages with Yelp’s new built-in Bing translate capabilities, and receive personalized recommendations with Foursquare.



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