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Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Source: Zenefits CFO Mark Woolway and the managing director of Thiel Capital Kevin Harrington are expected to be named to Donald Trump's transition team   —  President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name two more individuals from Silicon Valley-both of whom are close to billionaire investor Peter Thiel …
Dec 7, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Behind the struggles of 3D Robotics, a once-promising US drone startup that has burned through almost $100M and laid off 150+ employees   —  On a clear March day last year, Chris Anderson led FORBES onto the outdoor deck at 3D Robotics' Berkeley, Calif. headquarters to discuss the future of flying robots.
Oct 6, 2016, 7:55 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
The genesis story of Niantic, a gaming skunkworks overlooked at Google, and Pokémon Go, which began as an April Fool's Google Maps prank   —  It's not hard to spot players of the most popular smartphone game of all time.  They have a peculiar way of carrying their devices in front …
Jul 26, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Peter Thiel Confirmed As A Speaker At Donald Trump's Republican National Convention   —  Peter Thiel will appear at the Republican National Convention, FORBES has confirmed, and will speak openly of his endorsement of Donald Trump next week.  —  A spokesperson for Thiel told FORBES …
Jul 14, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Forbes:
Behind the legal battles against Gawker involving Charles Harder, the attorney funded by Peter Thiel in the Hulk Hogan case   —  It's voting season for the Emmy Awards, which means that electioneering in the form of billboards rising into the haze dominates the Los Angeles skyline.
Jun 11, 2016, 5:35 AMIn context
Forbes:
Sources: Peter Thiel has played a lead role in bankrolling Hulk Hogan's lawsuits against Gawker Media   —  One of Silicon Valley's best-known investors has been footing a former wrestler's legal bills in lawsuits against a shared enemy.  —  Peter Thiel, a PayPal cofounder and one of the earliest backers …
May 24, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
PayPal beats expectations with Q1 net income of $452M, up from $353M last year, and net revenue of $2.54B, up 19% YoY   —  PayPal Grows Revenue 19% In Strong First Quarter  —  PayPal reported first quarter earnings for 2016 on Wednesday and continued to show growth in its core payments business.
Apr 27, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
In his annual shareholder letter, Jeff Bezos reveals AWS is on track to reach $10B in annual sales, defends Amazon's working culture, and more   —  Jeff Bezos Calls Amazon ‘Best Place In The World To Fail’ In Shareholder Letter  —  In his annual shareholder letter, which was unveiled on Tuesday …
Apr 7, 2016, 3:01 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Drone OS startup Airware raises $30M round led by Next World Capital, adds Cisco's John Chambers to board   —  Drone Startup Airware Raises $30 Million, Adds Cisco's John Chambers To Board  —  Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration projected in a report that 7 million drones will be sold annually in the U.S. within four years.
Mar 31, 2016, 3:55 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
GoPro acquires startups Stupeflix and Vemory, developers of mobile video editing apps Replay and Splice, for $105M   —  GoPro Shells Out $105 Million For Two Video Editing Startups To Address Its Biggest Problem  —  The pounding waves of the public market have batters and bruised GoPro.
Feb 29, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context

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