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Lonzo Ball Fires Big Baller Brand Business Partner Alan Foster After $1.5 Million Went Missing

It be ya own people. This simple, yet profound, phrase belies much wisdom.And if there’s one thing people who achieve fame and success learn in their journey, it’s that those in their close circle are usually among the first to betray them.If you’ve watched the Facebook Watch series Ball in the Family at all, then you should be familiar with Alan Foster. He is the face that you usually see next to LaVar Ball on the show when anything goes down, whether it’s business or personal. He was most tigh...
Tags: Business, Celebs, Money, Fired, Sports, Nike, Adidas, Fraud, Pop Culture, Jazz, Espn, Alan, Kris Jenner, Ball, Elizabeth Holmes, Foster


Lonzo Ball Fires Big Baller Brand Co-Founder Alan Foster After $1.5 Million of His Money Went Missing

It be ya own people. This simple, yet profound, phrase belies much wisdom.And if there’s one thing people who achieve fame and success learn in their journey, it’s that those in their close circle are usually among the first to betray them.If you’ve watched the Facebook Watch series Ball in the Family at all, then you should be familiar with Alan Foster. He is the face that you usually see next to LaVar Ball on the show when anything goes down, whether it’s business or personal. He was most tigh...
Tags: Business, Celebs, Money, Fired, Sports, Nike, Adidas, Fraud, Pop Culture, Jazz, Espn, Alan, Kris Jenner, Ball, Elizabeth Holmes, Foster


"Pete Buttigieg is the antidote to the Endless Summer of Scam. He’s full of the elite qualifications that you might rightly suspect..."

"... but provides depth in real time before you. He went to Afghanistan, but hasn’t made himself out to be a war hero. He fluently draws parallels between Ulysses and American politics. He learned Norwegian to read a book. He learned Norwegian to read a book. He has a lot of sober, curveball theories about millennials and generational change.... This is a 37-year-old mayor. In any normal situation, we probably would not be talking about him in context of being president of the United States. But...
Tags: 2020 Campaign, Elizabeth Holmes, Fake, Pete Buttigieg


Elon Musk but with Elizabeth Holmes' eyes

Good morning, Happy Mutants. Previously: 10 minutes of Elizabeth Holmes' creepy unblinking stare with Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.
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Infinite Elizabeth Holmes

Last night I saw HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her company/cult, Theranos. It's very good and surprisingly unsettling. Here's an infinitely looping GIF of Ms. Holmes looking at you.
Tags: Post, Hbo, News, Nsfw, Mistakes, Gifs, Silicon Valley, Nightmares, Blood, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Looping, NoAds, Infinite Loops, Infinite


Nutritionists Weigh In On Elizabeth Holmes’ Ultra-Restrictive Diet

The Theranos founder claimed that her diet gave her energy and required her to sleep less. Experts say otherwise.
Tags: News, Elizabeth Holmes


Everything You Need To Know About The Man Behind Elizabeth Holmes’ Turtlenecks

Steve Jobs favored the Japanese designer, and the disgraced ex-CEO of Theranos is a fan.
Tags: News, Steve Jobs, Elizabeth Holmes


The First FDA-Approved Drug For Postpartum Depression Is Here — But There's A Catch

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug to treat postpartum depression. According to the New York Times, on Tuesday, the FDA approved a drug called brexanolone to treat postpartum depression in adult women. The drug will be administered via injections into an IV and will be marketed under the name Zulresso.According to the Times, brexanolone — a synthetic form of the hormone allopregnanolone, a derivative of progesterone — begins to work to treat moderate to severe p...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Cdc, US, Cnn, New York Times, Fda, Times, Elizabeth Holmes, Food and Drug Administration FDA, Antoni, University of Rochester Medical Center, Sage Therapeutics, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Tiffany Farchione, Zulresso


Apple Just Dropped New AirPods — & Here's The Lowdown

Apple just dropped second-generation AirPods — and this time, everything's wireless, including the charging case.Now, instead of plugging your AirPod case into the wall like you would any other Apple device, the new Wireless Charging Case gets juice just from being placed on a Qi-compatible charging mat, leaving one to wonder if an Apple-created Qi-compatible charging mat isn't far behind. And the case is super easy to use — an LED light indicator on the front shows the charge status from a gla...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, Siri, Nike, Qi, Elizabeth Holmes, Apple Stores, Apple Watch Apple, Mac HomePod


"'For men, the black turtleneck did it all. This garment was supposed to indicate the kind of freedom from sartorial convention demanded by deep thought...'"

"'... or pure creation (usually poetic)—with overtones, always carried by masculine black clothes,' fashion historian Anne Hollander wrote in her book Seeing Through Clothes. In spite of its long history, a backlash to the turtleneck followed [Elizabeth] Holmes’s explosive downfall. Will we think back to Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs when we think of the black turtleneck? Or will seeing Jennifer Lawrence scamming millions in the look forever taint it? As Vanessa Friedman wrote in the New York Tim...
Tags: Fashion, Jennifer Lawrence, Law, Steve Jobs, New York Times, Vanessa Friedman, Ashton Kutcher, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Esquire, Gordon Gekko, Ann Althouse, Michael Milken, Mitch Hedberg, Elizabeth -RSB- Holmes, Anne Hollander


The first trailer of Quentin Tarantino's new movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt is out, and we can't wait to see more

Here is the first tease of Quentin Tarantino's new movie, "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and someone giving a great Bruce Lee impersonation. The movie opens in July.   It's finally here! The first footage of Quentin Tarantino's ninth movie, "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood," has gone online and it certainly has us excited.  Though the early talk on the movie — which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie — was that Tar...
Tags: Hollywood, Beyonce, Kung Fu, Trends, Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, Bruce Lee, Alex Gibney, Margot Robbie, Lance Armstrong, Elizabeth Holmes, Tarantino, Robbie, Sharon Tate, Mike Moh


The first trailer for Quentin Tarantino's new movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt is out, and we can't wait to see more

The first teaser trailer for Quentin Tarantino's new movie, "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood," is out. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and someone giving a great Bruce Lee impersonation. The movie opens in July and looks at the late 1960s in Hollywood, as its golden age is coming to an end and the country is losing its peace-and-love innocence.   It's finally here! The first footage of Quentin Tarantino's ninth movie, "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood," has gone online ...
Tags: Hollywood, Kung Fu, Trends, Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, Bruce Lee, Alex Gibney, Margot Robbie, Lance Armstrong, Elizabeth Holmes, Tarantino, Robbie, Sharon Tate, Mike Moh, Leonardo Dicaprio Brad Pitt


How Elizabeth Holmes exploited the fetishisation of entrepreneurs | Arwa Mahdawi

How did the ex-CEO, now facing criminal charges, find fame and fortune? By aping the persona of a ‘tech genius’Elizabeth Holmes did not change the world, as she once promised, but she certainly captured its attention. The story of the founder of the now defunct blood-testing company Theranos is everywhere. There is a bestselling book, a popular podcast and a new documentary, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, directed by the Oscar winner Alex Gibney, which premiered in the US on Mond...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Technology, Stanford, US, Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Arwa Mahdawi, Henry Kissinger


Elizabeth Holmes and her firm Theranos show why we must stop fetishising entrepreneurs | Arwa Mahdawi

How did the ex-CEO, now facing criminal charges, find fame and fortune? By aping the persona of a ‘tech genius’Elizabeth Holmes did not change the world, as she once promised, but she certainly captured its attention. The story of the founder of the now defunct blood-testing company Theranos is everywhere. There is a bestselling book, a popular podcast and a new documentary, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, directed by the Oscar winner Alex Gibney, which premiered in the US on Mond...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Technology, Stanford, US, Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Arwa Mahdawi, Henry Kissinger


Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes used a deep baritone voice at almost all times, but former insiders say it was faked

Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood-testing startup Theranos, is the subject of a new HBO documentary called "The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley." The coverage of Holmes — including the HBO documentary, a nonfiction book, and a podcast series — offer a fascinating look at Holmes, who successfully convinced investors that Theranos had working technology and accurate results, when it did not.  Of special note is the mystery around Holmes' baritone speaking voice, which Theranos i...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Steve Jobs, Trends, SEC, Silicon Valley, Department Of Justice, Abc News, Wall Street Journal, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, State, Holmes, John Carreyrou, Henry Draper, Harry Kissinger Holmes


Apple News jitters, Instagram goes shopping, and chatbots rise again

Hello! Thanks for subscribing. If you got this newsletter forwarded, sign up for your own here. In less than a week, Apple is set to announce a range of services including an all-you-can-read subscription news bundle, and it’s causing a lot of angst for publishers already worried about big tech eating media. I talked to publishers who were pitched by Apple, and they say the phone maker is basing the business model on a flawed comparison between news and music. To date, The New York Times and Th...
Tags: Apple, Google, Verizon, Facebook, Instagram, Washington Post, North Korea, Trends, Comcast, New York Times, Alex Gibney, Wall Street Journal, Xfinity, Lance Armstrong, Elizabeth Holmes, Alaska Airlines


Director Alex Gibney looks back on a career of profiling liars and shady characters, from Elizabeth Holmes to Lance Armstrong, and crowns the most despicable

For close to 40 years, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney has made movies about some of the most complex and controversial figures of the last century. He’s examined the maddening drive of Steve Jobs (“Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine”), the bald-faced lies of people like Lance Armstrong (“The Armstrong Lie”) and Julian Assange (“We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks”), and even the mind games done by the head of Scientology, David Miscavige (“Going Clear: Scientology & the Pr...
Tags: Hbo, US, Trends, Oscar, Silicon Valley, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Alex Gibney, Chelsea Manning, Lance Armstrong, Elizabeth Holmes, Elizabeth, Assange, Holmes, Armstrong, Lance


Sounds like even the Theranos CEO's voice was fake

Elizabeth Holmes, well-known Theranos fraudster, apparently also deepened her voice in an attempt to command more gravitas.
Tags: Video, News, Elizabeth Holmes, Fake Fakes And The Fake Things They Fake, Thernos


A Week In Orange County, CA, On $30 Per Hour

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a marketing manager working in consumer goods who makes $30 per hour and spends some of her money this week on First Aid Beauty moisturizer.Occupation: Marketing ManagerIndustry: Consumer GoodsAge: 29Location: Orange County, CAIncome: $30/hourPaycheck...
Tags: Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Netflix, Reddit, New Orleans, Kardashians, Stassi, Orange County, Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, Levi, Kristen, Sephora, Elizabeth Holmes, Lakers, Thompson


Birchbox Is Raising Its Subscription Price — Here's What You Need To Know

If you have a Birchbox subscription, you'll want to take a peek at your credit-card statement the next time that peach box arrives at your doorstep. After nine years of a flat fee of $10 a box, the subscription-based beauty company-turned-retailer has just announced a significant change to its pricing structure starting in April. Essentially, the new price you pay as of next month will depend on when you buy into the subscription service, and your status in the Birchbox loyalty program.It's a l...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Birchbox, Elizabeth Holmes


An Obsessive’s Guide To Theranos’ Elizabeth Holmes

For the whole story of Elizabeth Holmes, dig deep into the books, articles, podcasts and TV episodes about her.
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The mysterious story of former Theranos president Sunny Balwani, who was in a relationship with Elizabeth Holmes and now faces criminal charges

Throughout the saga of Theranos, the now-shuttered blood testing company that came under fire in 2015 over the accuracy of its blood tests, one of the company's key executives stayed away from the spotlight.  Wall Street Journal investigative reporter and author of "Bad Blood" John Carreyrou found that Theranos president Sunny Balwani was in a romantic relationship with Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes during the time he was at the company. Balwani and Holmes confirmed their relation...
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You Can Now Shop Your Fave Brands Directly On Instagram

It just got even easier to shop on the 'gram: Starting today, with the addition of a new Checkout feature, users in the U.S. can shop for products from brands directly on the app. Now, instead of clicking on a product tag (the little shopping bag icon in Stories and grid) and being directed off-platform to buy it, you'll instead have the option to "Checkout on Instagram." From here, just choose your size and color, enter your email, billing information or Paypal, and address (which will be stor...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Zara, Elizabeth Holmes, Dior Kylie Cosmetics Revolve Uniqlo Warby Parker


The way Theranos reportedly reacted to the suicide of its chief scientist was unbelievably cold

While dealing with the death of an employee is likely an incredibly difficult task, Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes' reported reaction to the suicide of one of her first hires was particularly unusual. That's according to an October 2016 feature story by Vanity Fair's Nick Bilton, who detailed the rise and fall of the blood-testing company. In the piece, Bilton describes what happened to Ian Gibbons, one of Holmes' first hires at Theranos. Gibbons, who was named chief scientist by Holmes in 2005, ...
Tags: Hbo, Trends, Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney, Vanity Fair, Theranos, Gibbons, Elizabeth Holmes, Samsung Galaxy, Zika, Holmes, ROCHELLE, Nick Bilton, Bilton, Rochelle Gibbons, Ian Gibbons


How Elizabeth Holmes convinced powerful men like Henry Kissinger, James Mattis, and George Shultz to sit on the board of now-disgraced blood-testing startup Theranos

Theranos at one point had a star-studded board of directors, including military leaders and former secretaries of state.  In HBO's "The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley," director Alex Gibney spoke to reporters who wrote the first major profiles of the now-disgraced blood-testing company in 2014.  The reporters spoke to Theranos's board members, who explained why they were backing Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes.  "The Inventor" is available on HBO now.  Theranos founder Elizabeth ...
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From Silicon Valley superstar to facing jail time on fraud charges, here's where Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is now

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former Theranos president Sunny Balwani have been charged with nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The charges stem from allegations that the two engaged in a scheme to defraud investors and a separate scheme to defraud doctors and patients while at the blood-testing company, the   Department of Justice said in June 2018. In September, Theranos shut down. Theranos is the focus of " The Inventor: Out for Blood in Si...
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Why Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes wasn't interviewed for HBO's 'The Inventor' documentary

The disgraced founder of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, is not interviewed in the HBO documentary, "The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley" (which premiered Monday night). Director Alex Gibney told Business Insider about the process of trying to get her to go on camera, including a five-hour dinner with her, and why it never ended up happening.   Though there's a lot of footage of Elizabeth Holmes in Alex Gibney's latest HBO documentary, "The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley," wh...
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The most shocking part of HBO's Theranos documentary, 'The Inventor,' according to director Alex Gibney

HBO's "The Inventor" takes a look inside the rise and fall of the blood-testing startup Theranos. Director Alex Gibney talked to Business Insider about the things he was most shocked by while making the movie.   Though Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney has spent a lot of his career exploring stories that focus on the dishonest (“Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room”) and the controversial (“Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief”), there are still things that shock him while making...
Tags: Hbo, Beyonce, Stanford, Trends, Alex Gibney, Wall Street Journal, David Boies, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Daniel Young, Holmes, Enron, Gibney, Boies, John Carreyrou, Carreyrou


7 Highlighter Sticks To Try If You Love Glossier's Haloscope

When Glossier first launched in 2014, no one really cared about minimalism — at least, millennials weren't talking about it yet. Then, the straight-to-consumer beauty brand began to redefine what it meant to want a less-is-more look. And while Glossier fans love the all-purpose balm and tinted brow gel, it was the sweat-in-a-stick highlighter, Haloscope, that secured the first cult-like following for the brand.What about this highlighter stick is so special? What does it do that the hundreds up...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Sephora, Elizabeth Holmes, Westman, Gucci Westman, Haloscope, Sephora Makeup, Violet Grey Similar, Chanel Baume Essentiel


Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes: What to Read, Watch and Listen To

Alex Gibney’s new HBO documentary “The Inventor” is only the latest retelling of the Silicon Valley fraud that captivated the public imagination.
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, News, Podcasts, Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney, Abc News, Alex, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Gibney, Frauds and Swindling, Home Box Office, Documentary Films and Programs, Elizabeth (1984-