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Activists protest in front of Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto, CA

Palantir’s tech was used by ICE in the controversial arrests of 680 people at a Mississippi chicken farm according to an immigrants’ right...

Immigration activist group Mijente has been pressuring Palantir to stop selling its software to ICE. It just found a new reason to protest.
Companies like Google, Apple, and Amazon are extremely successful — but they still have their secrets.

6 successful tech companies that are surprisingly secretive about their internal workings

Companies like Google, Apple, and Amazon are extremely successful — and they're great at keeping information from the public, too.
Activists hung a sign at a Palo Alto parking garage near Palantir's cafeteria.

Over 1,200 students at 17 universities including Stanford have pledged to not take jobs at Palantir unless it stops working with ICE

Some students from elite schools, including MIT and Stanford, have pledged not to work for Palantir due to its contracts with ICE.
Alex Karp, chief executive officer of Palantir Technologies, attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 12, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Palantir’s IPO could be delayed until 2023 as the embattled, Peter Thiel-founded data firm looks overseas for private funding

Palantir has reportedly courted Singapore's Temasek Holdings, SoftBank, and other non-US investors for a coming round.
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.
Palantir Chairman Peter Thiel sharply criticized Google in an editorial without disclosing that he works with two of its rivals.

Peter Thiel slammed Google in a scathing New York Times op-ed, but failed to mention that he works for and invests in the search giant’s rivals

The New York Times let Peter Thiel sound off on Google without mentioning that he's on the board of two of its competitors — Facebook and Palantir.

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.