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Palantir, the secretive data analysis company, is moving its headquarters to Denver from Palo Alto, according to media reports and the company's own website.

Why it matters: Palantir, which is expected to go public later this year, is among the tech companies considering leaving the Bay Area.

CEO Alex Karp first said a move was in the offing in an interview for Axios on HBO, blaming the "increasing intolerance and monoculture" of Silicon Valley.

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Sep 8, 2020 - World

San Francisco startup employees arrested in Belarus crackdown

Opposition supporters rally to protest against disputed presidential elections results in Minsk on August 23, 2020. Photo: SERGEI GAPON/AFP via Getty Images

Four Belarus-based employees of San Francisco-based PandaDoc were arrested in recent days, according to the company, after CEO Mikita Mikado spoke out about a government crackdown and disputed election there.

The big picture: The move comes amid weeks of protest in Belarus following an Aug. 9 election that opposition leaders say was rigged. Mikado, who is from Belarus, founded his company there before moving its headquarters to the U.S. in 2014.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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What we overlooked in the switch to remote learning

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America’s rapid and urgent transition to online school has come with a host of unforeseen consequences that are only getting worse as it continues into the fall.

The big picture: The issues range from data privacy to plagiarism, and schools are ill-equipped to deal with them, experts say.