Thiel's donation may be a sign of the PayPal co-founder's continued support for Republican causes after months of being quiet amid the midterm campaigns.
An initial investigation determined that "serious noncompliance with regulatory requirements and institutional policies and procedures occurred" during its trial.
Hulk Hogan, Peter Thiel and the sex tape that brought down the gossip site are part of a larger story about freedom of the press.
Thiel was granted citizenship despite not meeting the normal requirements.
The billionaire who was secretly financing lawsuits against Gawker is staying put on Facebook's board.
The finances behind Hulk Hogan's suit against Gawker and AI's ability to "create" art are among the things we learned in Tech & Science this week.
Amid allegation that Facebook suppressed conservative news topics, political donation data shows that Facebook donated more money to Republicans than Democrats.
The venture capitalist also has strong feelings about Apple, Uber, and Google in a CNBC interview.