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Gawker Media Files for Bankruptcy to Block Hulk Hogan From Seizing Its Assets
Lawyers for Gawker are looking into whether it was legal for Peter Thiel to bankroll Hogan's case.
Gawker Media Enters Into Purchase Agreement With Ziff Davis After Filing Bankruptcy
Shortly after Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today, the media company announced that it had entered into an asset purchase agreement with Ziff Davis, a global digital media company that is a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc. During the sale process, Gawker Media's seven media brands will
Nick Denton Calls Peter Thiel's Backing of Gawker Lawsuits 'Twisted'
Gawker founder Nick Denton has written an open letter to Peter Thiel , criticizing the PayPal co-founder's decision to financially back Hulk Hogan 's invasion of privacy lawsuit against the media company. Calling the ordeal "twisted," Denton warned that if Thiel succeeds in bankrupting Gawker by
A History of Peter Thiel's Feud With Gawker
After wide speculation earlier this week, tech mogul Peter Thiel admitted Wednesday night to financially backing Hulk Hogan 's invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker , which resulted in a $140 million award in damages for the retired wrestler. The website published a sex tape involving Hogan,
Peter Thiel : Meet the Man Who Bankrolled Hulk Hogan's Gawker Lawsuit
Peter Thiel , the co-founder of PayPal, confirmed on Wednesday that he bankrolled Hulk Hogan 's invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker . In an interview with the New York Times , the tech entrepreneur admitted that he paid about $10 million in legal fees for Hogan, whose real name is Terry
PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel Admits to Bankrolling Hulk Hogan's Gawker Lawsuit
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel admitted to financially backing Hulk Hogan 's invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker . In a new interview with The New York Times , Thiel explained why he acted as a benefactor to Hogan, who won $140 million in damages after suing the media company for publishing a
Billionaire Reveals He Funded Hulk Hogan's Gawker Lawsuit
PayPal co-creator Peter Thiel confirms he spent millions of dollars to finance Hogan's winning case.
Billionaire Paypal Co-Founder Peter Thiel on List of Trump Backers
Peter Thiel is known for backing some of Silicon Valley 's biggest success stories, from Facebook to PayPal, and now he's throwing his support behind Donald Trump 's presidential campaign. Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and board member at Facebook, is one of the pledged California delegates
PayPal's Peter Thiel Says He's Betting on Google to Beat Apple
Every entrepreneur has aspirations of creating and cashing in on the next Facebook, Google or maybe SpaceX . But only a handful -- like venture capitalist Peter Thiel ,47, -- actually do. In his new book, "Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future," Thiel says the secret to making
9 Things You Never Knew About PayPal's Peter Thiel
PayPal founder Peter Thiel , 47, says the most difficult lesson to learn is to "think for yourself." The billionaire-investor is widely known as one of the most disruptive thinkers on the planet. He’s famed for co-founding PayPal, was the first investor in Facebook and is now seeding some of the