Elizabeth Holmes relies on entourage of friends as Theranos trial nears end

SAN JOSE, CA – As Elizabeth Holmes testifies in her own defense, she gets a little help from her friends. CNBC has learned that Holmes has called his former friends and sisters from the Kappa Alpha Theta at Stanford University asking if they would go to court as a show of support. Not all of … Read more

CEOs and insiders sell a record $69 billion of their stock

CEOs and corporate insiders sold a record $69 billion in stock in 2021, as looming tax increases and rising stock prices encourage many to reap profits. From Microsoft’s Satya Nadella to Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, CEOs, founders, and insiders have been cashing in their stock at an all-time high. As of Monday, insider sales … Read more

Elizabeth Holmes went to Rupert Murdoch to kill WSJ Theranos story

Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc. , to Federal Court in San Jose, California, United States, on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images San Jose, Khalif. On her first day facing questions from prosecutors, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes admitted that she tried to persuade Rupert Murdoch of News Corp … Read more

How much does it cost to charter a flight? New flyers share prices

Private air travel is booming under the pandemic. In fact, interest is so high that many private airlines have a different problem on their hands: keeping up with demand. The private airline, VistaJet, said new membership for the first half of 2021 increased by 53% compared to 2020, with Europe bringing in the largest number … Read more

What are good travel gifts? Experiences travelers can book themselves

The latest holiday gift trend doesn’t take up space in carry-on baggage or add weight to checked bags. It doesn’t even need to be packed. Instead of giving vacationers new travel gear — electronics regulators, Yeti thermos, another plane pillow — some give the travel itself. A survey of more than 1,000 Americans by computer … Read more

Elizabeth Holmes’ defense lets Theranos founder play young do-gooder

Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos Inc. , arriving in Federal Court in San Jose, California, United States, on Monday, November 22, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images San Jose, Khalif. Elizabeth Holmes received mostly easy questions from her lawyers on Monday, as the former Theranos founder was given the stage to promote the bold … Read more

What is Filipino food and what does it taste like? Chefs explain

With around 12 million people in over 100 countries, the Filipino diaspora is one of the largest in the world. However, the food of the Philippines is not as widely known as some of the Asian cuisines. Fans of the kitchen argue that adobo—chicken or pork cooked in soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and pepper—should be … Read more

Government rests case in trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of blood testing and life sciences company Theranos, arrives for the first day of jury selection in the fraud trial, outside federal court in San Jose, California on August 31, 2021. Nick Otto | AFP | Getty Images San Jose, Khalif. Prosecutors on Friday suspended their case against Elizabeth … Read more

Most popular U.S. tourist destinations for European travelers

When the US announced plans to lift its 18-month travel ban in September, Europeans – especially the British – wasted no time in making plans. In the 24 hours following the September 20 announcement, flights from London to New York City were searched 1.4 million times, according to global travel technology company Travelport, making it … Read more

Theranos patient says blood test came back with false positive for HIV

Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos Inc. , left, arrives in federal court in San Jose, California, US, on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Davy Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images San Jose, Khalif. Erin Tompkins, whose blood was drawn from a Theranos machine at Walgreens in Arizona, said the test misdiagnosed her as containing an anti-HIV antibody, … Read more