Time’s up for Elizabeth Holmes
After years of high-profile court proceedings, Elizabeth Holmes could actually be headed to prison. For real this time. The former Theranos founder and CEO was found guilty of defrauding investors las
Elizabeth Holmes is denied request to stay out of prison
Former Theranos CEO and convicted fraud Elizabeth Holmes is expected to go to prison on April 27 for a sentence of more than 11 years. After Holmes was found guilty on four fraud counts last year, her
Theranos exec Sunny Balwani sentenced to 13 years in prison for defrauding patients and investors
The former COO of disgraced blood testing startup Theranos, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani was sentenced to 155 months, or about 13 years, in prison, and three years of probation. After a three-mo
Will Mars be ruled by Elon Musks’ ever-growing brood? And other TC news
This week on The TechCrunch Podcast I give you a rundown of the biggest stories in tech, and sit down with TC writers for a deep dive into a few of them. In this episode, I talk with Zack Whittaker ab
Former Theranos exec Sunny Balwani is found guilty of fraud
Former Theranos COO and ex-boyfriend of disgraced founder Elizabeth Holmes, Sunny Balwani has been found guilty on all 12 criminal charges after a three-month trial. At her own high-profile trial this
Hulu’s Theranos docu-series ‘The Dropout’ is like watching a car crash in slow motion
Just because you know how the story ends doesn’t mean that it’s not fun to watch how it all went so horribly wrong. That’s the premise of an entire emerging genre of media, mostly pr
What’s left to learn from Theranos? Have friends.
Elizabeth Holmes’ fraud trial has been the talk of the town (both in Silicon Valley and, you know, on Twitter). The four-month trial was so popular that the journalists who covered it had to wak
The Theranos fiasco shows how much startup advisory boards matter
What Theranos' board needed was people capable of scrutinizing every aspect of a system, that, if real, would make every other diagnostic testing system out there look like child’s play.
A new ABC documentary and podcast about Theranos features never-before-aired depositions
The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing company whose technology never worked despite its claims otherwise, has already been covered extensively. Most notably, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-win
‘The Inventor,’ a documentary about Theranos and the ‘psychology of deception,’ will premiere at Sundance
Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney "will tell a Silicon Valley tale that [is] too good to be true," in one of two films in the works documenting the Theranos saga.
Theranos’ COO retires as the troubled bio-tech startup overhauls its organizational structure
The chief operating officer of Theranos, the beleaguered medical diagnostics startup currently under federal investigation for allegedly making misleading claims about its blood analysis technology, i