"Silicon Valley is a one-party state", Thiel said during a debate over politics and technology at Stanford University, his alma mater.
Thiel, an outspoken conservative, plans to move both his home and investment firms to Los Angeles, in part because he has grown frustrated with the political culture in left-leaning San Francisco and has a growing pessimism about tech businesses, the Wall Street Journal quotes friends of the investor as saying.
He'd not only be moving house into a Los Angeles property he bought six years ago; he'd also move Thiel Capital and Thiel Foundation south as well.
No local chefs included in James Beard Foundation Awards
And the one it seemed the entire city was pulling for: Misti Norris, semifinalist in the Rising Star of the Year category. Sibling duo Evrim and Evin Dogu , co-owners of Sub Rosa Bakery, are both named as semifinalists for Outstanding Baker .
Jamaica's bobsled coach quits - and she wants her sled back
"Sandra Kiriasis has elected not to continue her position with Jamaica Bobsleigh", said the Jamaican Bobsled Federation (JBSF). According to BBC Sport, Kiriasis owns Jamaica's sled, meaning the Jamaican women may not have the equipment needed to compete.
Thiel, worth $3.8 billion by Bloomberg estimates, has been criticized by many tech industry players in Silicon Valley for helping elect President Donald Trump and secretly financing a lawsuit against tech blog Gawker that resulted in its bankruptcy. But in public, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended Thiel and said it was important to have "ideological diversity" on the Menlo Park company's board.
Since Trump's election in November 2016, the tech industry has become increasingly intolerant of conservative views, Thiel told the audience.
For every $1 donated to Trump's campaign by a tech employee at one of the large firms - Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon - Clinton's campaign received $60, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. "That's when you get in trouble politically in our society, when you're all in one side". He founded Palantir in 2003, and invested the paltry sum of $500,000 for a 10.2 percent stake in Facebook in 2004.
Last month, a former Google engineer who was sacked after circulating a memo about biological differences between men and women sued the company saying he was discriminated against as a white man with conservative political views.
While Coleen is definitely outnumbered by the lads, she previously told Metro.co.uk that she wasn't desperate for a daughter . She didn't share a picture of the new arrival - but we're sure a sweet photo is coming soon.
The 100 new planets were discovered by registering the dips in light caused when the planets cross in front of the host star. But a fix was affected in 2014, and the second phase of its planet-hunting mission, which is still ongoing, was called K2.
A USA radio presenter was sacked after making lewd comments on air about 17-year-old snowboarder Chloe Kim. He added, "My comments about @ chloekimsnow were more than inappropriate they were lame & gross".
Durbin says Kim's family resembles many other immigrants who don't bring wealth and often don't bring a proficiency in English. According to several senators, the centrist proposal would grant a 10- to 12-year route to citizenship for Dreamers, with Sen.
He wrote on Twitter, "Can't wait to watch my one and only in an avatar never seen before and I'm blown away already". The film which is scheduled for a Holi release also stars Rajat Kapoor and Ritabhari Chakraborty in pivotal roles.
The Hoosiers took an loss earlier this season to the Illini and last night they evened the series at home against IL 78-68. The three pointer from Johnson capped off an 18-2 run and sent the Hoosiers into the third media timeout with a 26-14 lead.
Tiger Legatus Capital Management Llc sold 110,000 shares as the company's stock declined 15.04% while stock markets rallied. Also, SVP Blake Russell sold 20,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 22nd.
During the three months Cruz lived there, he was respectful and quiet but also sad over his mother's death, Lewis told The AP. Police are investigating Cruz's digital footprint, and what they've found so far is "very, very disturbing", Israel said .
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Known for his big leg, Janikowski banged in 55 field goals from 50 yards or longer during his time in Oakland. Oakland selected Janikowski out of Florida State with the 17th overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft.
South African President, Zuma, resigns
Media captionWho is Cyril Ramaphosa? "We will hold you accountable and I will see you in 2019 on the ballot box", Mr Maimane said. Zuma was once revered as a hero of that movement, who served as a political prisoner alongside Mandela in his youth.
Lakers rookie Ball to return after All-Star break
That includes Friday night's Rising Stars Challenge part of All-Star weekend. "Probably will when [the baby] gets here". Team, replacing Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball , who has missed 13 games with a sprained MCL in his left knee.
Democrat Good Wins District 72 Election
Foxall set the all-time record for a Libertarian candidate running for the Florida Legislature with $30,304 raised. The duo also outpaced the fundraising totals of their counterparts in the 2016 election.
Nokia is launching a 'strategic review' of its health business
It's not clear what the future holds for the team and products, but a strategic review means Nokia is looking at various options. While Nokia said the review may not result in any changes, it's a worrying sign nonetheless for Nokia's wearables business.