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The Theranos deception

CBS News - 17 Sep 2018
Elizabeth Holmes was just 19 years old when she dropped out of Stanford University with a dream of creating a company that would revolutionize blood testing. As we first reported last May, Holmes founded the start-up Theranos and boasted her technology ...
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Sky Views: Tech sector's 'creepy cults' can ruin lives

Sky News - 16 Nov 2018
A charismatic entrepreneur, who favours wearing black turtleneck jumpers, drops out of college, sets up a business in Silicon Valley and becomes a billionaire. Not Steve Jobs, the late Apple founder, but Elizabeth Holmes. Deliberately modelling herself ...
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The Theranos tale exposes the dangers lurking in Silicon Valley

Financial Times - 14 Nov 2018
At some point, probably next year, Elizabeth Holmes, the charismatic founder of Theranos, and her ex-boyfriend Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the group's former chief operating officer, will stand trial, charged with defrauding investors, doctors and patients.
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Surveillance: Hard Brexit with Rabobank's Foley (Podcast)

Bloomberg - 15 Nov 2018
Danny Blanchflower, Darmouth Professor & Former BOE Monetary Policy Committee Member, thinks the current Brexit deal will collapse. And John Carreyou, Author of "Bad Blood", details the writing process for his book on Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos.
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The Self-Serving Myths of Silicon Valley

Jacobin magazine - 13 Nov 2018
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes pushed the machine to market despite being aware of its ineffectiveness. In other words, Holmes was completely unbothered by the thought of people drawing their blood with her faulty apparatus and making medical ...
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These Books Will Get You Up To Speed With Today's Tech World

RealClearLife - 28 Oct 2018
RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the essential lifestyle guide for adventurous and established men. Sign up to get the best of InsideHook's recommendations and advice delivered to your inbox every weekday. It's hard to get a holistic view ...
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The perils of sharing a name with someone very, very famous

Quartz - 26 Oct 2018
Elizabeth Holmes, a reporter from the Bay Area, shares her name with the infamous Theranos founder, who was charged with fraud by the SEC. It doesn't come up much in person—Holmes happily isn't a household name, even in Silicon Valley—but it's a ...
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'Bad Blood' wins the FT and McKinsey Business Book of 2018

Financial Times - 12 Nov 2018
Bad Blood, John Carreyrou's riveting account of the rise and scandalous fall of Theranos, the blood-testing company, has been named Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year. Mr Carreyrou received the £30,000 prize at a ceremony at the ...
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Sonic Healthcare brushes off digital dilemma

Intelligent Investor - 15 Nov 2018
The business world is obsessed with 'disruption'. Amazon, Uber, Xero, AirBnB – there are enough unicorns out there to fill a magical stable. Until recently, even the dreary pathology industry had its glamourous disruptor. US-based Theranos claimed it ...
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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud Charges

New York Times - 15 Jun 2018
Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder of Theranos, the lab testing company that promised to revolutionize health care, and its former president, Ramesh Balwani, were indicted on Friday on charges of defrauding investors out of hundreds of millions of ...

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