In addition to PayPal and Facebook, Thiel made early investments in Elon Musk’s rocket maker Space Exploration Technologies Inc., or SpaceX, in 2008. He also helped launch Palo Alto software company Palantir Technologies Inc., which makes powerful data-analytics software used by military and intelligence agencies as well as commercial companies.
CLOSE Were you lucky enough to get a new iPhone for the holidays? Well, here are some things you should know about your new Apple phone. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY A scene from ‘Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders.’(Photo: Square Enix) Get a new smartphone this holiday? Once you’ve set it up and downloaded some apps, it’s […]
The phone many Android users will probably buy next is almost here. Come February 25th, Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 series in Barcelona, with preorders expected to kick off the first Friday after the press conference. We’ve already got a pretty good idea of what the Galaxy S9 phone will have to offer, including […]
At CES, LG introduces new smart home products with artificial intelligence Google’s secret operating system called Fuchsia OS has been demonstrated to work on the Pixelbook, normally powered by Chrome OS. The software, however, remains a work in progress and will take more time to reach release status. ( Ron Amadeo | ArsTechnica ) Google‘s […]