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Nation Jan 03Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes guilty of fraud and conspiracy
Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes was convicted on four counts of fraud and conspiracy Monday, ending a lengthy trial that has captivated Silicon Valley.
Nation Jan 03Elizabeth Holmes jury split on 3 of 11 fraud charges
The jurors spent much of their holiday season behind closed doors in a San Jose, California, courthouse weighing reams of evidence presented during a three-and-a-half-month trial.
Nation Dec 29Holmes jury resumes deliberations after closed-door meeting
The jury weighing fraud charges against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes will resume their lengthy deliberations amid some intrigue raised by a closed-door meeting among her attorneys, federal prosecutors and the judge presiding the case.
Nation Dec 20Jury deliberations to begin for Elizabeth Holmes’ case
The jurors now responsible for assessing 11 charges of fraud and conspiracy against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes are scheduled to begin their first full day of deliberations on Monday.
Nation Nov 24On third day of testimony, Elizabeth Holmes admits mistakes but denies deception
Biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, a former billionaire accused of engineering a massive scam, expressed some remorse while on the witness stand Tuesday, but denied trying to conceal that her company's blood-testing methods weren't working as she had promised.
Nation Nov 23Elizabeth Holmes testifies again in own defense in fraud trial
Fallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes returned to the witness stand on Monday to tell a story likely to determine whether she is convicted or acquitted of criminal charges alleging she duped investors and patients into believing she had invented…
World Oct 04‘Pandora Papers’ show how the powerful shield assets
Calls grew Monday for an end to the financial secrecy and shell companies that have allowed many of the world's richest and most powerful people to hide their wealth from tax collectors.
World Oct 03Leaked records open a ‘Pandora’ box of financial secrets
Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront property, yachts and other assets for the past quarter-century, according to a review of nearly 12 million files…
Nation Sep 10Judge loosens Apple’s grip on app store in Epic decision
But the ruling also upheld Apple's right to block other stores from offering apps for its iPhone, and sided with Apple on every other key point of the case. In particular, the judge did not find that the company is…
Nation Sep 07Elizabeth Holmes’ trial to dissect downfall of a tech star
After the scandalous collapse of a company once valued at $9 billion, Holmes is heading into a San Jose, California, courtroom to defend herself against criminal allegations depicting her as the devious mastermind of a fraud that duped investors, former…