What if you opened a gift under a sparkling Christmas tree to find, holy crap, there are hundreds of millions of dollars in here?!
New money for Palantir should come in handy as the company keeps moving away from government agencies for its revenue and relies more on private-sector companies.
Editor’s Pick Few people realize that Palantir works with a number of nonprofit organizations, assisting in various disaster relief efforts after Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina.
A new report from corporate watchdog Essential Information titled “Spooky Business” details how American corporations such as Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, McDonalds, and Shell are allegedly spying on nonprofits in the environmental, consumer safety, pesticide control, gun control, and animal rights areas.
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