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  1. scandals
    Worse Than TheranosAs the Elizabeth Holmes trial concluded, another medical tech scandal was also finishing, and the difference says a lot about what we really value.
  2. silicon valley
    The Elizabeth Holmes Verdict Is No Reckoning for Silicon ValleyElizabeth Holmes was convicted, not her way of doing business.
  3. theranos
    Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty of Wire FraudThe Theranos founder could face years in prison.
  4. the law
    Elizabeth Holmes’s Last PitchThe onetime Silicon Valley star faces her greatest challenge — convincing a jury that she is not to blame for a massive fraud.
  5. just asking questions
    Alex Gibney on Why Elizabeth Holmes Would Have Believed Her Own Lies“There was a lot of cognitive dissonance going on. I think she knew that the machine had problems. But there was a kind of willful denial.”
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    Bitcoin Tie Guy Is Breakout Star of the Elizabeth Holmes DocumentaryVenture capitalist Tim Draper chose to make a, uh, fashion statement in the HBO documentary about failed blood-testing start-up Theranos.
  7. The Reporter Who Took Down a UnicornHow John Carreyrou battled corporate surveillance and intimidation to expose a multibillion-dollar Silicon Valley start-up as a fraud.
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    Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos Settle With SEC Over Fraud AllegationsThe CEO has been stripped of control and banned for a decade.
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    Theranos Quietly Settles With Investors Suing for $100 MillionPartner Fund Management had filed two lawsuits against the blood-testing company.
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    Theranos Reportedly Staged Fake Blood Tests for InvestorsThe news comes from a court filing that involves a hedge fund suing Theranos for $100 million.
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    Why Silicon Valley Keeps Getting Biotechnology Wrong“Move fast and break things” doesn’t work when those “things” are research procedures, laws of science, and human bodies.
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    Theranos Investors: Uh, Can We Have Our $100 Million Back NowA hedge fund is suing Elizabeth Holmes and her infamous blood-testing company for reportedly deceiving them to the tune of $100 million.
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    Theranos Closes Labs, Lays Off 40 Percent of EmployeesThe announcement comes from CEO Elizabeth Holmes.
  14. Investors Gave Up Far Too Much Literal Blood While Vetting TheranosIt was the first indication that something was amiss.
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    Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, Known Lab Owner, Is Banned From LabsShe won’t be able to own or operate a medical lab for the next two years.
  16. Theranos Voids Two Years of Blood-Test ResultsOn the verge of being banned from the blood business, the company has issued tens of thousands of corrected test reports to doctors and patients.
  17. crimes and misdemeanors
    Theranos Lab Is the Subject of a U.S. Criminal ProbeFederal prosecutors are investigating whether the lab misled investors.
  18. Clinton Lets Theranos Throw Her a Fund-raiserNext week, Chelsea Clinton will attend a campaign fund-raiser at Theranos’s Palo Alto headquarters. 
  19. bloody mess
    Walgreens Suspends Ties With Theranos’s California Lab Over Safety ConcernsThe two companies are reportedly “in discussions” about the future of their partnership.