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Bitcoin

Gawker-killer Peter Thiel goes big on bitcoin

Founders Fund is reportedly touting hundreds of millions of dollars in returns.
David Gilbert
1.3.18
louis ck

Comedians Didn't Need to Be Such Assholes About the Louis C.K. Rumors

Louis C.K.'s masturbation habits were an open secret in the comedy world. So why did so many comedians laugh them off before the 'New York Times' report came out?
Eve Peyser
11.10.17
in the comments

Mallory Ortberg's Internet

A toast to feminist site The Toast, and to making the internet a better place.
Sarah Scoles
6.13.17
Film

The Rich and Ruthless Are Winning at Sundance

Hulk Hogan Gawker documentary 'Nobody Speak' and Salma Hayek's 'Beatriz at Dinner' are depressing reflections on power and money.
Chloé Cooper Jones
1.27.17
Gossip

​Stop Gossiping in Your Work Slack​

Let the Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker lawsuit teach you a big lesson about privacy in 2017.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.6.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The feds clashed over a Clinton foundation probe, ISIS leader Baghdadi apparently releases message as Mosul fighting rages, Cubs fans celebrate World Series win, and more.
VICE Staff
11.3.16
law

A Startup Is Automating the Lawsuit Strategy Peter Thiel Used to Kill Gawker

A Silicon Valley startup is weaponizing the weaknesses in the American legal system as an investing opportunity.
Jason Koebler
8.24.16
Business

Univision is set to buy Gawker Media out of bankruptcy for $135 million

The $135 million acquisition of Gawker is the latest in a series of deals aimed at making the Latino-focused TV network a bigger player in digital media.
Noah Kulwin
8.16.16
crime & drugs

Peter Thiel ties his Gawker crusade to a revenge porn bill, but advocates are skeptical

Multiple people who worked on legislation meant to protect victims of "revenge porn" put distance between themselves and tech billionaire Thiel after he tried to rechristen the proposed law as the "Gawker Bill."
Noah Kulwin
8.16.16
Media

Peter Thiel says journalists have nothing to fear from him

The Silicon Valley billionaire wrote an op-ed about the Gawker bankruptcy auction he helped force by financing Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against the company.
Noah Kulwin
8.15.16
americas

Most Americans don't care that Peter Thiel crushed Gawker

The world of media was rocked by the tech billionaire's successful lawsuit against a gadfly news website. A poll by VICE News and Yougov indicates that the world at large wasn't.
Brendan James
8.9.16
Terraform

User Settings

Welcome to the future owned by Slack, where your chat logs live forever.
Sam Biddle
7.7.16
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