30 Facts About Palantir Technologies


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

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Palantir Technologies Gotham is used by counter-terrorism analysts at offices in the United States Intelligence Community and United States Department of Defense.

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Palantir Technologies Apollo is the operating system for continuous delivery and deployment across all environments.

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Palantir Technologies Foundry is used by corporate clients such as Morgan Stanley, Merck KGaA, Airbus, Wejo, Lilium, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

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Palantir Technologies developed its technology by computer scientists and analysts from intelligence agencies over three years, through pilots facilitated by In-Q-Tel.

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Palantir Technologies stated computers alone using artificial intelligence could not defeat an adaptive adversary.

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Palantir Technologies announced that the capability will be deployed at other government agencies, starting with Medicare and Medicaid.

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In September 2013, Palantir Technologies disclosed over $196 million in funding according to a US Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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In December 2014, Forbes reported that Palantir Technologies was looking to raise $400 million in an additional round of financing, after the company filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission the month before.

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In February 2016, Palantir Technologies bought Kimono Labs, a startup which makes it easy to collect information from public facing websites.

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Palantir Technologies developed Tiberius, a software for vaccine allocation used in the United States.

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However, on October 18,2018, the Wall Street Journal reported that Palantir Technologies was considering an IPO in the first half of 2019 following a $41 billion valuation.

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Palantir Technologies Metropolis was software for data integration, information management and quantitative analytics.

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Palantir Technologies Apollo is a continuous delivery system that manages and deploys Palantir Technologies Gotham and Foundry.

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Palantir Technologies Foundry was used by NHS England in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in England to analyse the operation of the vaccination programme.

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Palantir Technologies Metropolis is used by hedge funds, banks, and financial services firms.

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Palantir Technologies's software is used by the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board to detect and investigate fraud and abuse in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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Specifically, the Recovery Operations Center used Palantir Technologies to integrate transactional data with open-source and private data sets that describe the entities receiving stimulus funds.

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In October 2020, Palantir Technologies began helping the federal government set up a system that will track the manufacture, distribution and administration of COVID-19 vaccines across the country.

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Palantir Technologies Gotham is used by counter-terrorism analysts at offices in the United States Intelligence Community and United States Department of Defense, fraud investigators at the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, and cyber analysts at Information Warfare Monitor.

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Palantir Technologies has been reported to be working with various US police departments, for example accepting a contract in 2013 to help the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center build a controversial license plates database for California.

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Palantir Technologies took over the Pentagon's Project Maven contract in 2019 after Google decided not to continue developing AI unmanned drones used for bombings and intelligence.

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Palantir Technologies was used by the International Atomic Energy Agency to verify if Iran was in compliance with the 2015 agreement.

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Palantir Technologies said they were planning to increase their team in the UK by 250.

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On September 26,2016, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs of the US Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against Palantir Technologies alleging that the company discriminated against Asian job applicants on the basis of their race.

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Wylie confirmed that both employees from Cambridge Analytica and Palantir Technologies used Kogan's Global Science Research and harvested Facebook data together in the same offices.

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Palantir Technologies has come under criticism due to its partnership developing software for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Palantir Technologies has responded that its software is not used to facilitate deportations.

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In one internal ICE report Mijente acquired, it was revealed that Palantir Technologies's software was critical in an operation to arrest the parents of undocumented migrant children.

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Consequently, data collection companies, such as Palantir Technologies, have been contracted to partake in pandemic data collection practices.

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