Peter Thiel’s Palantir reportedly eyeing up $41bn IPO • The Register

CIA-backed data-mining business Palantir is reportedly in talks with banks to take the company public for a blockbuster sum, and could move as early as next year.Peter Thiel’s company – known for its work with the US government, spy agencies and police as well as its reported links to the Cambridge Analytica data-harvesting saga – has raised some $2bn since its inception in 2004.

Source: Peter Thiel’s Palantir reportedly eyeing up $41bn IPO • The Register

Data Propria, run by Cambridge Analytica alumni, working on Trump 2020 campaign | Ars Technica


Data Propria, a brand-new “data and behavioral science company” run by former staff at Cambridge Analytica, has been “quietly working” for the president’s 2020 re-election campaign, according to the Associated Press.

Source: Data Propria, run by Cambridge Analytica alumni, working on Trump 2020 campaign | Ars Technica

Cambridge Analytica dismantled for good? Nope: It just changed its name to Emerdata • The Register

The company formerly known as Cambridge Analytica shocked the media today when it announced an immediate shutdown and liquidation of its business.That “shutdown,” however, may be short-lived as official documents indicate those behind the controversial analytics company will be launching as a new firm with a less-toxic brand.

Source: Cambridge Analytica dismantled for good? Nope: It just changed its name to Emerdata • The Register