Catholic Prayer App Hallow Platforming ‘Fringe Elements’ On Catholic Right
Hallow became one of the most popular apps on the App Store after a glossy launch featuring Mark Wahlberg. But experts tell VICE News it could be used to present controversial figures as having mainstream views.
Crime App ‘Citizen’ Fires Overseas $2 an Hour Workers
Workers in Kenya and Nepal listened to police radio in American cities to fill Citizen with content. They were recently fired without severance.
An Alleged Billionaire Halloween Party at Dracula's Castle Sent Romania Into a Frenzy
Paparazzi spotted Peter Thiel (who has denied being a vampire) in the area, and Greenpeace set up a climate protest for the rumored party.
Peter Thiel’s Investment Firm Is Backing a Menstrual Cycle-Focused ‘Femtech’ Company
Evie Magazine is COVID-skeptical, transphobic, and obsessed with traditional womanhood. Now, with Thiel Capital’s help, they’re launching a “wellness” company based on menstrual cycles.
Peter Thiel’s Palantir Teams Up With Better to Create ‘Bloomberg’ for Home Loans
The mortgage lending company that faced criticism late last year for summarily laying off 900 people over Zoom is charting a new path.
Peter Thiel Is Stepping Down From Facebook to Go Full MAGA
The billionaire tech investor has already funneled millions into Republican Senate campaigns.
Trump’s Social Media Company Just Partnered With a QAnon Video Site
Truth Social will now partner with Rumble, a video-sharing site known for spreading anti-vaxxer and QAnon conspiracies.
GOP Senate Candidate Says You Should Be Worried About ‘Anti-White Racism’
“I don’t think we’re allowed to say that.”
JD Vance Is Deleting All His Anti-Trump Tweets
The Never Trump Republican wants Ohio voters to forget he was ever a Never Trump Republican.
Peter Thiel’s $5 Billion Roth IRA Tax Haven Is the Hottest New Investing Tip
A ProPublica investigation exposed how billionaire Peter Thiel used a Roth IRA to dodge millions in taxes. To many in the finance world, it just revealed Thiel as an inspiration.
Peter Thiel Made Billions with a Roth IRA, So Uhh… Invest Your IRA Money
If you didn’t know Roth IRA money is supposed to be invested, here’s your wakeup call.
Psychedelics Patent Claim Raises Questions From Researchers Who Say They Did It First
A recent application from CB Therapeutics on biosynthetic psilocybin is emblematic of the IP concerns around novelty and obviousness the psychedelic field will face.