Palantir Technologies

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Palantir Technologies is a private American software company that specializes in big data analytics.wikipedia
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Peter Thiel

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Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, it was founded by Peter Thiel, Nathan Gettings, Joe Lonsdale, Stephen Cohen, and Alex Karp.
He is a co-founder of PayPal, Palantir Technologies and Founders Fund.

Palo Alto, California

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Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, it was founded by Peter Thiel, Nathan Gettings, Joe Lonsdale, Stephen Cohen, and Alex Karp.
Palo Alto is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Space Systems/Loral, VMware, Tesla, Ford Research and Innovation Center, PARC, IDEO, Skype, Palantir Technologies, Houzz, and Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center.

Joe Lonsdale

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Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, it was founded by Peter Thiel, Nathan Gettings, Joe Lonsdale, Stephen Cohen, and Alex Karp.
In 2004, Lonsdale co-founded Palantir Technologies, a company focused on analyzing, integrating, and visualizing data especially in defense and finance.

Alex Karp

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Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, it was founded by Peter Thiel, Nathan Gettings, Joe Lonsdale, Stephen Cohen, and Alex Karp.
Alexander Karp (born October 2, 1967) is an American billionaire businessman, co-founder and CEO of the software firm Palantir Technologies.

Stephen Cohen (entrepreneur)

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Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, it was founded by Peter Thiel, Nathan Gettings, Joe Lonsdale, Stephen Cohen, and Alex Karp.
He is best known as a co-founder of Palantir Technologies, a platform for analyzing integration and visualizing data used by governments and financial organizations.

Information Warfare Monitor

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Palantir Gotham is used by counter-terrorism analysts at offices in the United States Intelligence Community (USIC) and United States Department of Defense, fraud investigators at the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, and cyber analysts at Information Warfare Monitor, while Palantir Metropolis is used by hedge funds, banks, and financial services firms.
The research of the Information Warfare Monitor was supported by the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies (University of Toronto), a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, in-kind and staff contributions from the SecDev Group, and a donation of software from Palantir Technologies Inc.

In-Q-Tel

The only early investments were $2 million from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's venture capital arm In-Q-Tel, and $30 million from Thiel himself and his venture capital firm, Founders Fund.

Founders Fund

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The only early investments were $2 million from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's venture capital arm In-Q-Tel, and $30 million from Thiel himself and his venture capital firm, Founders Fund.
Founders Fund was the first institutional investor in Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Palantir Technologies, and one of the earliest investors in Facebook.

Thomson Reuters

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In April 2010, Palantir announced a partnership with Thomson Reuters to sell the Palantir Metropolis product as QA Studio.
In November 2019, two groups of legal scholars and human rights activists called on Thomson Reuters to cease providing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Palantir Technologies access to information through Westlaw, which has enabled the deportation of undocumented migrants.

Distributed Common Ground System

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A small number of practitioners reported it to be more useful than the United States Army's program of record, the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A).
Some US Army personnel reported using a Palantir Technologies product to improve their ability to predict locations of improvised explosive devices.

Polaris Project

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Other clients as of 2019 included Polaris Project, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the National Institutes of Health, Team Rubicon, and the United Nations World Food Programme.
Since then, Polaris has partnered with data analysis firm Palantir Technologies to improve the organization of data reported to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center and the accuracy of statistics released to the public.

First Data

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In 2013, Cavicchia may have shared this information with Frank Bisignano who had become the CEO of First Data Corporation.
First Data created Insightics with Palantir.

I2 Limited

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I2 Inc sued Palantir in Federal Court alleging fraud, conspiracy, and copyright infringement over Palantir's algorithm.
In 2011, i2 received $10 million as an out of court settlement from Palantir.

Frank Bisignano

In 2013, Cavicchia may have shared this information with Frank Bisignano who had become the CEO of First Data Corporation.
First Data debuted the new product Insightics in June 2014, which was created in collaboration with Palantir Technologies.

Team Rubicon

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Other clients as of 2019 included Polaris Project, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the National Institutes of Health, Team Rubicon, and the United Nations World Food Programme.
In 2012, Team Rubicon used Palantir Technologies software for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts to assist with geo-spatial and temporal analysis as a way to leverage technology to make response more effective and more efficient.

HBGary

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In 2010 Hunton & Williams LLP allegedly asked Berico Technologies, Palantir, and HBGary Federal to draft a response plan to “the WikiLeaks Threat.” In early 2011 Anonymous publicly released HBGary-internal documents, including the plan.
Emails indicate Palantir Technologies, Berico Technologies, and the law firm Hunton & Williams (recommended to Bank of America by the US Justice Department) all cooperated on the project.

Tech Workers Coalition

Other groups critical of Palantir include the Brennan Center for Justice, National Immigration Project, the Immigrant Defense Project, the Tech Workers Coalition and Mijente.
In January 2017, the group led a protest of 70 people, including employees from major tech companies, at the data analytics company Palantir in opposition to the company's surveillance work for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Privately held company

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Palantir Technologies is a private American software company that specializes in big data analytics.

Big data

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Palantir Technologies is a private American software company that specializes in big data analytics.

Analytics

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Palantir Technologies is a private American software company that specializes in big data analytics.

The Lord of the Rings

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The company's name is derived from The Lord of the Rings: a palantír is an artifact used to communicate with or see faraway parts of the world.

Palantír

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The company's name is derived from The Lord of the Rings: a palantír is an artifact used to communicate with or see faraway parts of the world.

Counter-terrorism

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Palantir Gotham is used by counter-terrorism analysts at offices in the United States Intelligence Community (USIC) and United States Department of Defense, fraud investigators at the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, and cyber analysts at Information Warfare Monitor, while Palantir Metropolis is used by hedge funds, banks, and financial services firms.

United States Intelligence Community

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Palantir Gotham is used by counter-terrorism analysts at offices in the United States Intelligence Community (USIC) and United States Department of Defense, fraud investigators at the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, and cyber analysts at Information Warfare Monitor, while Palantir Metropolis is used by hedge funds, banks, and financial services firms.