Former lab director testified Theranos prioritized PR and funding over patient care
On Tuesday, the testimony of a former Theranos lab director is set to continue in the criminal trial of the failed blood-testing startup's founder and former CEO, Elizabeth Holmes. Attorneys for Holmes have previously argued that the accuracy and reliability of the company's tests were not her responsibility, but rather fell to those running the lab.
Instagram pauses effort to build version of app for kids amid scrutiny
Instagram is pressing pause on plans to develop a version of its service for kids under 13 after facing pressure from lawmakers to back down on the effort and new questions about the impact the photo-sharing service has on teen girls.
In the Elizabeth Holmes criminal case, the media is also on trial
For a time, Elizabeth Holmes was a media darling. The college dropout who started her blood-testing company Theranos at 19 graced the cover of magazines such as Forbes, Fortune, and Inc. in her signature black turtleneck to help cultivate her image as "the next Steve Jobs." She was upheld as a rare female founder who'd raised significant sums of capital to drive her startup towards an eye-popping $9 billion valuation.
What we learned this week in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes
It was an eventful week in the closely-watched trial of Elizabeth Holmes, with witnesses who included scientists, medical professionals, a patient and even the former US Secretary of Defense laying out how the promise of Holmes' blood testing company Theranos fell apart.
An alarm went off on SpaceX's all-tourist space flight. The problem was the toilet
As Jared Isaacman and his three fellow crewmates were freeflying through Earth's orbit, shielded from the unforgiving vacuum of space by nothing but a 13-foot-wide carbon-fiber capsule, an alarm started blaring.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou expected to plead guilty to US charges
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear in a Brooklyn court Friday to plead guilty to US charges as part of a deal that would allow her to return to China, a person briefed on the matter told CNN. The plea would end a nearly three-year legal saga that has complicated relations between the United States, China and Canada.
Alibaba was building a media empire. Now it's dumping Chinese TV shares
Alibaba is dumping its shares in one of China's largest TV broadcasters just months after it bought them, as the company comes under growing pressure from a government campaign to rein in Big Tech's power and influence.
Former Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies in trial of Elizabeth Holmes
James Mattis, the former US Secretary of Defense and onetime Theranos board member, recounted how he lost confidence in the failed blood-testing startup during his testimony Wednesday in the criminal trial of the company's founder and former CEO Elizabeth Holmes.