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Topic: Peter Thiel

Gawker.com Is Shutting Down Despite Univision's Acquisition of Its Parent Company

Hearing scheduled today to finalize $135 million deal

After more than a decade of publishing content online, Gawker.com is shutting down next week, according to a post today by J.K. Trotter, a writer for the website.  The development comes two…

Gawker Has Filed for Bankruptcy and Says It Will Sell to Ziff Davis

Blog network was financially drained by legal battle with Hulk Hogan

Gawker Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, shortly before announcing the iconic blog network has reached an agreement with Ziff Davis to purchase its seven brands and other…

What Lies Ahead for Gawker Now that a Tech Billionaire Is Bankrolling Lawsuits Against It?

Cash-strapped company reportedly looking to sell

If you thought the Gawker saga would slow down as we creep closer to Memorial Day weekend, you thought wrong. Following a dizzying 24 hours that ended with Silicon Valley billionaire…

Judge Denies Motion for New Gawker-Hulk Hogan Trial Following Peter Thiel Bombshell

Tech billionaire has reportedly been bankrolling Hogan's suit

Gawker was just handed another loss in court this afternoon, when a Florida state court judge upheld the jury verdict rendered two months ago in the lawsuit from Hulk Hogan. During…

Are Startups Thinking Too Small?

At Disrupt conference, investors and entrepreneurs fret

Defying the broader economic doom-and-gloom, startup CEOs, marketers, and investors packed the halls at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference on Monday. But some of the event's speakers weren't entirely optimistic about where…

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