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How I Got to the Bottom of the Theranos Mess

vanityfair.com — Years ago, when I first started working for The New York Times, I went through the usual hazing ritual for new hires. This didn't involve keg stands or streaking through the newsroom.

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eepurl.com — DVN'S FAVORITE READ: How Elizabeth Holmes' House of Cards Came Tumbling Down| Nick Bilton's riveting reconstruct of the fall from grace of Elizabeth Holmes's secrecy-obsessed biotech start-up, Theranos, trains the well-deserved spotlight on The Wall Street Journal's indefatigable health-care reporter John Carreyrou.

On the Fall of Theranos, the Rise of Google’s Burrito Drones, and Apple’s Confounding New Headphones

vanityfair.com — Welcome back to another segment of Valley Talk! O.K., first things first: we have to talk about Theranos. It's been almost a year since John Carreyrou broke his now-famous initial story about Theranos, shattering a lot of unchallenged assertions about the success of the company's technology.

How Elizabeth Holmes' House of Cards Collapsed | RealClearPolitics

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

vanityfair.com — In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts-even her own chief scientist-about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology.

The American Diet: 34 Gigabytes a Day

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — One of the report's authors addresses some of the reader comments on the research in a comment on this post. Corrected the amount of gigabytes in an exabyte. A report published Wednesday by the University of California, San Diego, calculates that American households collectively consumed 3.6 zettabytes of information in 2008.

The Looming Threat to Uber's World Domination Plan | RealClearMarkets

The Looming Threat to Uber’s Plan for World Domination

vanityfair.com — Seven years ago, just before Uber opened for business, the company was valued at exactly zero dollars. Today, it is worth around $68 billion. But it is not inconceivable that Uber, as mighty as it currently appears, could one day return to its modest origins, worth nothing.

How the Clinton Campaign Is Foiling the Kremlin

vanityfair.com — On May 17, as dusk was setting over Brooklyn, around a dozen employees from Hillary Clinton's campaign, and a consultant who worked with the Democratic National Committee, walked through the cavernous halls of the campaign's office headquarters, which tower over Cadman Plaza's expansive fields and the elegant federal buildings surrounding them.

8 Percent of American Internet Users Go to Twitter, Report Says

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — A new study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center found that 8 percent of Americans who are active on the Internet are enthusiastic users of the social networking service Twitter. The study is part of a Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project that explores the changes taking place surrounding the spread of technology in the United States over a 10-year period.
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Sep 27, 2016

RT @michikokakutani: A new Hitler book on how a man - regarded, early on, as a loud-mouthed clown - rose to power in Germany. My review: https://t.co/mqezUmlTca

Sep 26, 2016

Breaking! I have footage of Trump before he went on stage tonight. https://t.co/PrpECelppG

Sep 26, 2016

The saddest part about this debate is that half of America is watching and saying, "Hell yeah! Trump is totally winning this debate!"

Sep 26, 2016

Where have you gone, Lester Holt, A nation turns its lonely eyes to you. (Woo, woo, woo)

Sep 26, 2016

Either Trump has a cold, or he did a big fat line of blow before he came on stage.

Sep 26, 2016

From (high-up) people I've spoken to internally at Twitter, I've always heard Disney is the dream suitor.  https://twitter.com/bloombergtv/status/780465640066850816 


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