Palantir, the War on Terror's Secret Weapon In October, a foreign national named Mike Fikri purchased a one-way plane ticket from Cairo to Miami, where he rented a condo. Over the previous few weeks, he’d made a number of large withdrawals from a Russian bank account and placed repeated calls to a few people in Syria. More recently, he rented a truck, drove to Orlando, and visited Walt Disney World by himself.
Palantir's Mysterious Investors Have Been Found - Arik Hesseldahl A month ago we reported that Palantir Technologies, the secretive data analytics company, had raised a $68 million round of funding from some unknown investors. Yesterday, Techcrunch reported that the company has closed the round, and that it was in fact $70 million at an impressive $2.5 billion valuation. Yet the mystery remained: Who are Palantir’s new investors?
Palantir Technologies Virtual labs where doctors and prosthetic designers can collaborate in the same “room.” Touch screen interfaces for cars. Robots that work with autistic children.