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Peter Thiel is the cofounder of PayPal.

Founders Fund, Peter Thiel’s venture firm, is raising a new $3 billion fund to maintain its power in startups that stay private

According to a Wall Street Journal report, nearly $1.5 billion will be set aside for a dedicated growth-stage fund, the first for Thiel's firm.
The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world's largest conference for women in computing.

The Grace Hopper Celebration, the world’s largest conference for women in tech, has dropped Palantir as a sponsor over its work with ICE

Earlier on Wednesday, a Change.org petition was published asking AnitaB.org to drop Palantir as a sponsor of the Grace Hopper Celebration.
Activists protest in front of Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto, CA.

Palantir workers are split over the company’s work with ICE, but CEO Alex Karp won’t budge despite concerned employees’ petitions

Palantir employees circulated two letters on their concerns about ICE, but Alex Karp says the company is committed to working with the U.S. government
Activists protest in front of Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto, CA.

Big data company Palantir renews its controversial contract with ICE that is worth nearly $50 million

Palantir has renewed its contract with ICE, filings show. Activists have been protesting at its offices to ask the company to drop this contract.
Activists protest in front of Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto, CA

Protesters blocked Palantir’s cafeteria to pressure the $20 billion big data company to drop its contracts with ICE

The Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps Bay Area organized a protest at Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto to push it to drop its ICE contracts.

Here’s what you need to know about Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-analysis company whose work with ICE is dragging Amazon into controv...

Palantir has been facing backlash for providing software to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which has been targeting undocumented families.
Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy

Read the internal letter sent by a group of Amazon employees asking the company to take a stand against ICE

On Monday, Amazon Web Services employees sent a letter demanding that the company stop working with Palantir, which provides software for ICE.

Palantir has won an $800 million contract with the US Army to build a system that helps soldiers fighting in remote areas

Palantir competed with Raytheon and won a contract with the U.S. Army to build a battlefield intelligence system. This is a defense program of record.
Alex Karp, chief executive officer of Palantir Technologies, attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 12, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho.

The CEO of the secretive big-data startup Palantir, which is looking to IPO this year, says he finds out about a stopped terrorist attack once a week

Alex Karp, the CEO of Palantir, the big-data startup said to be looking at an IPO this year, spoke about its role in investigating terrorist attacks.