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7 months ago

Judge delays criminal trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes

The criminal trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes has been pushed back due to the COVID-19 crisis.
7 months ago
Judge delays criminal trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes
9 months ago

Judge partially dismisses some criminal charges against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes

The federal judge overseeing the criminal trial against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes denies their motions to dismiss but narrows some of the government's charges.
9 months ago
Judge partially dismisses some criminal charges against Theranos founder
10 months ago

Some charges dropped for former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes

The disgraced medical tech company founder still faces trial for fraud charges, but a federal judge overseeing the criminal trial ruled that the government must limit some of its case.
10 months ago
Some charges dropped for former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes
1 year ago

Lawyers of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes say she hasn't paid bills in over a year

Attorneys representing disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in a civil class-action lawsuit have filed a motion to withdraw as her counsel.
1 year ago
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' lawyers say she hasn't paid bills in over a year
1 year ago

Disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in court

Former CEO and billionaire Elizabeth Holmes appeared in court on fraud and conspiracy charges. She's accused of misleading her blood-testing startup investors and faces up to 20 years in prison.
1 year ago
Disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in court
1 year ago

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to go on trial next July

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command will go on trial next summer to face criminal fraud charges
1 year ago
Trial set for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes
1 year ago

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes set to go to trial next summer

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' criminal fraud trial for allegedly misleading investors and the public about her blood-testing company will start next summer.
1 year ago
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes set to go to trial next summer
2 years ago

Disgraced Theranos founder appears in court

Elizabeth Holmes, the Stanford dropout turned startup founder, faces fraud charges and accusations she misrepresented her company's technology to investors.
2 years ago
Disgraced Theranos founder appears in court
2 years ago

Kate McKinnon to reportedly star in new series based off ABC News' 'The Dropout'

After launching the successful podcast and ABC News special based on former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, Hulu is working on a deal for a series that will star Emmy-winning actress Kate McKinnon.
2 years ago
Kate McKinnon to reportedly star in new series based off ABC News' 'The Dropout'
2 years ago

Kate McKinnon in works to star as Elizabeth Holmes in 'The Dropout,' based on ABC News podcast

Hulu is working on a deal for a TV run of "The Dropout" podcast from ABC News that will star Emmy-winning actress Kate McKinnon.
2 years ago
'SNL' cast member in works to star as ex-Theranos CEO in new series
2 years ago

Where ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes got her start: Part 1

The ambitious young Stanford student dropped out of school to pursue her idea of creating a blood testing device that would run tests on a drop or two of blood.
2 years ago
Where ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes got her start: Part 1
2 years ago

Elizabeth Holmes begins marketing her Theranos devices: Part 2

By February 2005, the 21-year-old entrepreneur had raised about $6 million for her company. Former employees, some of whom she recruited away from Apple, said she tried to emulate Steve Jobs.
2 years ago
Elizabeth Holmes begins marketing her Theranos devices: Part 2
2 years ago

Former Theranos employees claim toxic work culture: Part 3

Some employees say CEO Elizabeth Holmes didn't want to hear criticism or too many questions. "Not a lot of camaraderie. A lot of paranoia," said Justin Maxwell, Theranos' former design director.
2 years ago
Former Theranos employees claim toxic work culture: Part 3
2 years ago

Theranos wins huge backing, rises in value to $9 billion by 2014: Part 4

Elizabeth Holmes' partner and Theranos COO Sunny Balwani said he gave the company a $13 million personal loan and Theranos cut a multimillion deal with Walgreens.
2 years ago
Theranos wins huge backing, rises in value to $9 billion by 2014: Part 4
2 years ago

Ad agency notices dramatic claims about Theranos technology: Part 5

Theranos hired TBWA\Chiat\Day to develop an ad campaign for their blood-testing devices, but some who worked on the account said questions kept come up about the company's claims.
2 years ago
Ad agency notices dramatic claims about Theranos technology: Part 5
2 years ago

Two patients question their troubling Theranos test results: Part 6

Sheri Ackert, a breast cancer survivor, and Pallav Sharda, a healthcare entrepreneur, said their test results indicated they possibly had serious conditions, which turned out to be inaccurate.
2 years ago
Two patients question their troubling Theranos test results: Part 6
2 years ago

Theranos whistleblower claims Holmes lied about devices' capabilities: Part 7

Tyler Shultz, a grandson of George Shultz, one of the company's most influential board members at the time, blows the whistle on Theranos. Elizabeth Holmes denies all wrongdoing.
2 years ago
Theranos whistleblower claims Holmes lied about devices' capabilities: Part 7
2 years ago

Theranos whistleblower: 'Your career will be ruined if this article comes out' Part 8

In Oct. 2015, the Wall Street Journal publishes the first of many bombshell reports that stated, among other claims, that Theranos wasn't "using its technology for all the tests it offers."
2 years ago
Theranos whistleblower: 'Your career will be ruined if this article comes out' Part 8
2 years ago

Elizabeth Holmes forced to answer questions about Theranos device claims: Part 9

The former Theranos CEO says "I don't know" more than 660 times during a 2017 deposition with Securities and Exchange Commission attorneys.
2 years ago
Elizabeth Holmes forced to answer questions about Theranos device claims: Part 9
2 years ago

The impact of the alleged Theranos crimes: Part 10

Federal prosecutors argue that Holmes and her company potentially put lives at risk and tens of thousands of Theranos patient test results had to be voided. Elizabeth Holmes has pled not guilty.
2 years ago
The impact of the alleged Theranos crimes: Part 10
2 years ago

Where Elizabeth Holmes is today: Part 11

After he left the company, former Theranos software engineer Michael Craig said he ran into his former boss one time in a chance encounter at a bar.
2 years ago
Where Elizabeth Holmes is today: Part 11
2 years ago
Ex-Theranos employees react to Elizabeth Holmes' criminal charges
2 years ago

When Theranos' remarkable blood-test claims began to unravel: 'The Dropout' episode 5

This is episode 5 of "The Dropout," a podcast about the fall of Theranos.
2 years ago
When Theranos' remarkable blood-test claims began to unravel
2 years ago
Theranos whistleblowers filed complaints, fearing patients' health
2 years ago

Elizabeth Holmes on Theranos devices not working: 'I know that we made mistakes': 'The Dropout' episode 3

This is episode 3 of "The Dropout," a podcast about the fall of Elizabeth Holmes' startup Theranos.
2 years ago
What Biden saw at Theranos was 'completely fake,' former employee says
2 years ago

Ex-Theranos employee's wife: People like Elizabeth Holmes 'should be in jail': 'The Dropout' ep 2

It was 2009 and Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was in a precarious place. She had an office, employees and a lofty mission, but her company was low on cash.
2 years ago
Ex-Theranos employee's wife: People like Elizabeth Holmes 'should be in jail'
2 years ago

Ex-Theranos employees describe culture of secrecy at Elizabeth Holmes' startup: ‘The Dropout’ podcast ep. 1

Not so long ago, Elizabeth Holmes was Silicon Valley’s rising star.
2 years ago
Ex-Theranos employees describe culture of secrecy at startup
2 years ago

Those impacted by Theranos speak out

Breast cancer survivor Sheri Ackert received inaccurate blood test results from Theranos, and retired executive assistant Eileen Lepera lost $100,000 investing in the so-called revolutionary company.
2 years ago
Those impacted by Theranos speak out
2 years ago

The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her startup Theranos

Holmes said her blood-testing startup, once valued at $9 billion, could change the world - then whistleblowers alleged her company's technology was fraudulent. Holmes denies any wrongdoing.
2 years ago
The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her startup Theranos
2 years ago

Why the team who created Theranos ad fact-checked the company's claims

Chiat/Day is known for creating iconic Apple campaigns like, "1984" and "Think Different," and former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, ever Apple-obsessed, wanted them for her company.
2 years ago
Why the team who created Theranos ad fact-checked the company's claims
2 years ago

Elizabeth Holmes' high school classmate speaks out

The once-celebrated Silicon Valley wunderkind and Theranos founder has pleaded not guilty to federal criminal fraud charges.
2 years ago
Elizabeth Holmes' high school classmate speaks out
2 years ago

Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes says 'I don't know' 600-plus times in never-before-broadcast deposition tapes

elizabeth Holmes has since settled with the SEC, with no admission of wrongdoing, but is now facing up to 20 years in prison and awaiting a criminal trial.
2 years ago
Ex-Theranos CEO says 'I don't know' 600-plus times in deposition tapes
2 years ago

How Elizabeth Holmes sold the idea of Theranos to employees, investors: Part 1

Holmes' technology promised to run hundreds of tests from just a drop or two of blood, but it was a promise she would never fulfill.
2 years ago
How Elizabeth Holmes sold the idea of Theranos to employees, investors: Part 1
2 years ago

Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes says 'I don't know' 600+ times in depo tapes: Part 2

In never-before-broadcasted depositions, attorneys for the Securities and Exchange Commission ask Holmes questions about whether she helped orchestrate an "elaborate, years-long fraud."
2 years ago
Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes says 'I don't know' 600+ times in depo tapes: Part 2
2 years ago

Where things stand with Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes today: Part 3

The company was dissolved in September 2018. Both Holmes and Sunny Balwani are awaiting criminal trial and have pleaded not guilty to fraud charges.
2 years ago
Where things stand with Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes today: Part 3
2 years ago

Theranos owner: 'We made so many mistakes' with test devices

Elizabeth Holmes has pleaded not guilty to allegations that she knew her company could not deliver accurate blood-test results.
2 years ago
Theranos owner: 'We made so many mistakes' with test devices
2 years ago

'The Dropout': The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos

In podcast and "Nightline" doc, "The Dropout," ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis tells the story of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, accused of defrauding investors. Holmes has pleaded not guilty.
2 years ago
'The Dropout': The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos