Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes arrives for a hearing at a federal court in San Jose, California, July 17, 2019. Stephen Lam | Reuters SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Former Safeway CEO Steve Burd on Wednesday testified in the Elizabeth Holmes criminal fraud trial, saying repeated delays with Theranos’ blood-testing machine raised red flags about his
Facebook is having a rough week — and it’s not even halfway over yet. On Tuesday, the social media giant faced negative testimony about user health and safety from a whistleblower in front of Congress. That came immediately after a massive outage took Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp offline for more than six hours on Monday.
An annual list of the world’s 50 best restaurants is back — and for the first time, one city dominated the top two spots. Two restaurants in Copenhagen, Denmark — Noma and Geranium — ranked No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, at “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants” awards ceremony held Tuesday in Antwerp, Belgium. This
SAN JOSE, CALIF. — A former lab director at Theranos testified on Tuesday he quit the company for one simple reason: The blood-testing technology just didn’t work. Adam Rosendorff, a key witness for the government, took the stand for the fifth day in the criminal fraud trial of ex-CEO Elizabeth Holmes. “There was tremendous pressure
Billionaire Ray Dalio believes in an old saying: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.“ That may explain how Dalio, a hedge fund tycoon with a net worth of $20 billion, according to Forbes, became a mentor to entrepreneur and music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs. The two met during a photoshoot for Forbes
Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO, remains a skeptic of bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value. “It’s got no intrinsic value. And regulators are going to regulate the h— out of it,” Dimon recently told Axios CEO Jim VandeHei. Dimon said that bitcoin will be around long-term, but “I’ve always believed it’ll be
At first glance, the more than 7,100 islands that make up the Philippines may appear to be similar. Those islands — of which some 2,000 are inhabited — differ by history, culture and religion, meaning they draw tourists for different reasons. Here are six — some well-known, some not — and the types of travelers
Even Jeff Bezos fails sometimes. Since launching Amazon as an online bookstore from his garage in 1994, Bezos has amassed a personal net worth exceeding $191 billion, according to Forbes — and turned Amazon into a $1.6 trillion multinational conglomerate. Part of that success, he says, means learning how to turn your failures into positive momentum.
Cecilie_Arcurs | E+ | Getty Images The term “FOMO” is defined as “a state of mental or emotional strain caused by the fear of missing out.” It’s also a form of social anxiety — a compulsive concern that one might miss an opportunity or satisfying event, often aroused by posts seen on social media websites.
At Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting in 2011, billionaire investor Warren Buffett was asked what he thought about the contentious negotiations happening in Congress over whether or not to raise the debt ceiling. His response: failing to raise the debt ceiling would be a massive mistake. “It would probably be the most asinine act that
Private jet fliers are facing increasing delays, cancellations and lack of available flights as the industry struggles to serve a record number of new fliers, while facing supply-chain troubles. July was the busiest month ever for private jet flights, with more than 300,000 flights, according to Argus International. While business usually cools in the fall,
Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., left, arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. Davie Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — A former lab director at Theranos acknowledged on Friday that he had plenty of opportunities to address his concerns about the company’s
The economy isn’t the only concern billionaire Ray Dalio has on his mind lately. Like many others, he’s also anxious about climate change. “It worries me. It’s almost like I worry for man,” Dalio tells CNBC Make It. Dalio, 72, stepped down as co-CEO of hedge fund Bridgewater Associates in 2017. Since then, the billionaire’s ventures have
Powerball’s top prize has surged yet again, vaulting it into the top 10 largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history. With no one matching all six numbers drawn Wednesday night, the jackpot is now an estimated $620 million for Saturday night’s drawing. If there’s a winning ticket, it would be the 10th-largest lottery prize won —
In this article MORN Vlad Yushinov | iStock | Getty Images The stock market has taken some steep drops this month, and forecasts of a correction, or worse, are mounting. As a result, many investors may be wondering if it’s time to transfer some of their money to bonds, where returns can still be decent
Very few people self-identify as upper middle class or wealthy — even if, by the numbers, their income or net worth puts them in that category. Only 1% of Americans consider themselves upper class, according to a 2015 Pew survey, and just 6% of those earning $100,000 or more say they fit this category. According