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Hulk Hogan reflects on Gawker lawsuit
The professional wrestler won his suit against Gawker for its posting a clip from a secretly-recorded sex tape.
The Note: Trump Talks Tech
NOTABLES --TOP TECH CEOs SIT DOWN WITH TRUMP: Donald Trump met yesterday with some of the biggest names in the tech industry, touting them as an "amazing group of people" and appearing to institute an open-door policy, saying there is "no formal chain of command around here." Among the leaders at
Trump Tells Tech Leaders, 'No Formal Chain of Command Around Here'
Donald Trump met today with some of the biggest names in the tech industry, touting them as an "amazing group of people" and appearing to institute an open-door policy, saying there is "no formal chain of command around here." Among the leaders at the meeting were Apple CEO Tim Cook , Alphabet CEO
Hulk Hogan Settles With Gawker for $31 Million
Hulk Hogan will settle all of his litigation with Gawker Media for $31 million with the possibility of more, ABC News has confirmed. Settlement documents filed at a New York federal bankruptcy court stipulate that Hogan, whose given name is Terry Bollea, will get $31 million plus share with other
Tech Titan Peter Thiel Explains Trump Support
Thiel said Trump's ideas wouldn't fade even if he were to lose the election.
Tech Titan Peter Thiel Explains Support for Donald Trump Amid Controversy
Controversial tech investor Peter Thiel doubled down on and explained his support for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign today at an event in Washington, D.C., saying that the Republican nominee’s ideas and support will not dissipate even if he loses the election. Thiel, a billionaire
Gay Republicans Explain Why They Are Proudly Supporting Donald Trump
Charles Moran, a gay Trump delegate from California, was standing just feet from the stage at the Republican National Convention when he heard billionaire PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel give his now-famous speech. “Every American has a unique identity. I am proud to be gay. I am proud to be a
Devastated by Lawsuit, Gawker.com to Shut Down After 14 Years
In the wake of a devastating lawsuit and a proposed selloff of its holding company to Univision , Gawker .com will shut down next week, ending 14 years of independent -- and at times inflammatory -- publishing. A post on the news site announcing the shutdown said that “near-term plans for
Univision to Buy Gawker Media
In the wake of a lawsuit, Gawker Media has agreed to sell the company to Univision , according to Nick Denton, Gawker's founder. A source familiar with the deal told ABC News that the agreed price is $135 million. "I am pleased that our employees are protected and will continue their work under new
Gawker Founder Nick Denton Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to protect his personal assets from former wrestler Hulk Hogan , according to paperwork obtained by ABC News. Denton owes $125 million to Hogan, according to his bankruptcy filing, which helps keep Hogan from collecting on his