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Silicon Valley elites are fleeing the region for states like Texas and Florida, but that shouldn’t be surprising — it’s the culmination of a culture clash that has been brewing in the tech industry for years

Since the onset of the pandemic, tech’s elite and major firms like HP and Oracle have begun moving out of the Bay Area. Palantir, Oracle, and HP have all moved their headquarters to other states, and Elon Musk, Drew Houston, Larry Ellison, and Keith Rabois have all decided to leave […]
Silicon Valley elites are fleeing the region for states like Texas and Florida, but that shouldn’t be surprising — it’s the culmination of a culture clash that has been brewing in the tech industry for years
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Read the letter Palantir’s CEO wrote attacking Silicon Valley companies as unpatriotic ‘engineering elites’ and allying itself with the Trump administration

In its filing for a direct listing made public on Tuesday, secretive data-crunching firm Palantir is distancing itself from Silicon Valley – and pitching itself as a staunch ally to the US military and intelligence agencies. Palantir, which has several high-profile contracts with agencies like the Pentagon and ICE, claimed […]
Read the letter Palantir’s CEO wrote attacking Silicon Valley companies as unpatriotic ‘engineering elites’ and allying itself with the Trump administration
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Palantir publicly filed for an IPO

Palantir has joined the initial public offering parade. The secretive data analytics company publicly filed its IPO paperwork on Tuesday, becoming only the latest tech startup to do so in recent days. The company didn’t say how many shares it plans to sell or offer a price range for them, […]
Palantir publicly filed for an IPO
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Secretive big data company Palantir is reportedly providing software to help the CDC track the coronavirus pandemic, even as critics slam its work with ICE

Palantir is providing the CDC with software to help it monitor the spread of COVID-19 and assess how hospitals are dealing with spikes in new cases, Forbes reported Tuesday. Palantir’s software uses data from hospitals and public health agencies – such as test results, bed capacity, and ventilator supply – […]
Secretive big data company Palantir is reportedly providing software to help the CDC track the coronavirus pandemic, even as critics slam its work with ICE
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Palantir workers are split over the company’s work with ICE, but CEO Alex Karp won’t budge despite concerned employees’ petitions

Palantir employees are divided over their company’s business with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Palantir provides data-mining software to ICE that has been used to screen undocumented immigrants and plan workplace raids. At least two letters have been circulated within Palantir over employee concerns about its business with ICE, the […]
Palantir workers are split over the company’s work with ICE, but CEO Alex Karp won’t budge despite concerned employees’ petitions
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Palantir, a secretive tech company started by members of the ‘PayPal mafia’ with close ties to the Trump administration, could be one of the biggest tech IPOs ever. Take a closer look at how it makes money

Palantir has confidentially filed a draft of its S-1 paperwork for its planned IPO listing, the company announced Monday. Activists have long protested the $US20 billion big-data company for the ICE’s use of its software to gather, store, and search for data on undocumented immigrants, and reportedly played a role […]
Palantir, a secretive tech company started by members of the ‘PayPal mafia’ with close ties to the Trump administration, could be one of the biggest tech IPOs ever. Take a closer look at how it makes money