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Will Elizabeth Holmes' conviction sober up Silicon Valley?

Jan. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The fraud conviction of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes could do more than just send a once-celebrated ex-billionaire to prison. In theory, it could also deliver a sobering message to a Silicon Valley culture that often gets lost in its own hubris and swagger. ...

Elizabeth Holmes saga still has some loose ends to resolve

Jan. 04, 2022 17:23 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A jury has ended the suspense surrounding the fraud trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes by finding her guilty on four of the 11 charges facing her, but some issues in the legal drama remain unresolved. Here's a look at some of the most pressing questions. ...

Former Theranos CEO Holmes convicted of fraud and conspiracy

Jan. 04, 2022 13:01 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In a case that exposed Silicon Valley’s culture of hubris and hype, Elizabeth Holmes was convicted Monday of duping investors into believing her startup Theranos had developed a revolutionary medical device that could detect a multitude of diseases and conditions from a...

Scientist, enforcer, high-flyer: 3 women put a mark on tech

Jan. 03, 2022 20:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three bright and driven women with ground-breaking ideas made significant — if very different — marks on the embattled tech industry in 2021. Frances Haugen, Lina Khan and Elizabeth Holmes — a data scientist turned whistleblower, a legal scholar turned...

Holmes jury to take break after six days of deliberation

Dec. 29, 2021 19:52 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The jury weighing fraud charges against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes departed court Wednesday without reaching a verdict after six days of deliberations. It won't resume discussions until after the upcoming New Year's holiday weekend. The eight men...

Elizabeth Holmes jury finishes fifth day of deliberations

Dec. 28, 2021 19:14 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The jury weighing fraud charges against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes left the court Tuesday without reaching a verdict after a fifth day of deliberations. Holmes is facing 11 criminal charges alleging that she duped investors and patients by hailing her company’s...

Holmes jury ends fourth inconclusive day of deliberations

Dec. 27, 2021 19:43 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The jury weighing fraud charges against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes conducted a fourth day of deliberations Monday without reaching a verdict. Holmes is facing 11 criminal charges alleging that she duped investors and patients by hailing her company’s...

EXPLAINER: Are more defendants testifying at trial?

Dec. 24, 2021 11:16 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Defendants spoke directly to jurors in a series of recent high-profile trials, defying conventional wisdom that the risks of taking the stand usually outweigh the benefits. Among those who chose to testify was Kim Potter, convicted Thursday of manslaughter for...

Jury in Elizabeth Holmes trial hears replay of her boasts

Dec. 23, 2021 18:39 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jurors in the fraud trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes returned to the courtroom Thursday to listen again to audio recordings that captured Holmes' brash promises about vaunted blood-testing technology that propelled her meteoric rise and scandalous downfall. ...

EXPLAINER: Why Elizabeth Holmes' fraud case turns on intent

Dec. 21, 2021 19:42 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The high-profile case of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, now before a jury, boils down to a single question: Did she cover up defects in her startup's blood-testing technology to rip off investors while potentially endangering the lives of unwitting patients? ...