Tag Archives: Founder

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted On Wire Fraud Charges

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted On Wire Fraud ChargesFormer Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and company president Ramesh "Sunny"



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $9bn charged with fraud

Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $  9bn charged with fraudTheranos was established by Elizabeth Holmes in 2003 when she was just a 19-year-old Stanford drop out. Within a year it had won $ 6m (£4.5m) backing from investors attracted by Ms Holmes’s desire to disrupt the industry monopoly over blood tests – and she was toasted as a rising star of Silicon Valley. Ms Holmes and Mr Balwani claimed the Theranos analyser could perform a full range of clinical tests using tiny blood samples drawn from a finger stick, asserting that its results were more accurate, reliable and faster than those from conventional blood tests.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus, 94, Dies As His Empire Comes To A Close

Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus, 94, Dies As His Empire Comes To A CloseCharles Lazarus, the 94-year-old founder of Toys R Us, died Thursday, about a



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Founder of Blood-Testing Company Charged with Massive Fraud

Founder of Blood-Testing Company Charged with Massive FraudShe and her top associate claimed they'd created revolutionary technology.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Charged With 'Massive Fraud' By SEC

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Charged With 'Massive Fraud' By SECIn a complaint filed Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission leveled



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange: foreign minister

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange: foreign ministerEcuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years to avoid arrest, Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced Thursday. Espinosa told a press conference in Quito that Assange, a 46-year-old Australian, became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12. As a result, she said Ecuador had asked London to recognize Assange as a diplomat — which would give him safe passage out of the embassy without fear of arrest — but Britain had refused.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder AssangeEcuador said Thursday it had granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in an unsuccessful attempt to provide him with diplomatic immunity and usher him out of its London embassy without the threat of arrest by Britain. Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said the 46-year-old Australian, who has been holed up at the embassy for five years to avoid arrest, became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Miss Trans America Founder Is The First Known Transgender Person Killed This Year

Miss Trans America Founder Is The First Known Transgender Person Killed This YearThe founder of the Miss Trans America pageant is believed to be 2018′s first known victim of deadly violence against the transgender community.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Billionaire founder of Canada drug firm in 'suspicious' death

Billionaire founder of Canada drug firm in 'suspicious' deathCanada’s global pharmaceutical giant Apotex has confirmed the death of its billionaire founder Barry Sherman, after police reported two “suspicious” deaths at the couple’s upscale Toronto home. Police did not identify the victims, who were found on Friday, but Canadian media named them as Sherman and his wife Honey, prominent Canadians whose deaths sparked an outpouring of grief among the country’s political elite. “We’ve been informed of the tragic news that Barry and Honey Sherman have unexpectedly passed away,” said the Twitter account of Apotex, which Sherman founded in 1974.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Golden Krust Founder And CEO Lowell Hawthorne Dead at 57

Golden Krust Founder And CEO Lowell Hawthorne Dead at 57Lowell Hawthorne, founder and CEO of Caribbean restaurant chain Golden Krust, was found dead at his Bronx factory on Saturday due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines