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Anne Makovec reports.
Anne Makovec reports.
About a year after Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. announced a partnership with blood-testing startup Theranos Inc., the top two leaders of Theranos blasted the drugstore operator as “terrible” and plotted new retail partnerships for their business, according to text messages released in court records Tuesday evening. The texts--made public as part of the criminal fraud trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes--show frustration by Theranos’s No. 2, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, over the Walgreens rela
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Norwegian telecom firm Telenor is selling its Myanmar operations to avoid European Union sanctions after "continued pressure" from Myanmar's military junta to activate intercept surveillance technology, the company's Asia head told Reuters. Telenor announced in July it would sell its Myanmar unit to Lebanese investment firm M1 Group for $105 million, prompting an outcry from activists in the country who have been relying on its services for communications. A Reuters investigation https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/how-myanmars-military-moved-telecoms-sector-spy-citizens-2021-05-18/?fbclid=IwAR3aulnAJ4kejAnvf80rWhJHzmaFQxrBs5qKDivQzbL-4TNJfI62siFD6K0 in May found telecom and internet service providers in Myanmar had been secretly ordered in the months before the junta's Feb. 1 coup to install invasive technology that would allow the army to freely eavesdrop on the communications of citizens.
ELIZABETH HOLMES TRIAL: In court on Wednesday, a former employee testified that her Theranos bosses ignored her concerns about a high rate of failed quality control test results and made claims some results were manipulated.
You may have been overcharged for chicken.
The Duke of York has suffered an early setback in his US sex assault case after a judge refused to unseal a document that could invalidate the damages claim.
After her husband was infected with the coronavirus and entered an intensive care unit this month, Angela Underwood pushed the Louisville hospital that was treating him to administer ivermectin, the deworming drug some people have used to treat or prevent covid-19 in recent months. She sued Norton Brownsboro Hospital after it allegedly refused to administer the treatment to Lonnie Underwood, 58, without a court order and supervision by a doctor with the authority to do so.Subscribe to The Post M
Prince Andrew was properly served with a sex-abuse lawsuit under international law, English court authority declares. What happens now?
Dispute between former Duke star, ex-agent settled in federal court.
Six major chicken producers have agreed to a $181 million payout over alleged price-fixing.
The social disappearing act has arrived in the workplace in a new way as US employers scramble to find staff in a tight labor market.
Delivery drivers and warehouse workers are already monitored relentlessly. Now white-collar employees are getting a taste of surveillance capitalism ‘Studies on work-from-home programs tend to show that people are actually more productive, but employers are still terrified that their time is being wasted. Little concern, of course, is displayed when employers waste their employees’ time.’ Photograph: Alamy The corporate handwringing started at almost the same time as the lockdown orders: “But if
In most cases, the Nigerian farmer cracks palm nuts with large stones, an inefficient process that makes eventual finished goods more expensive. Nigeria-based startup Releaf intends to solve this problem by processing produce from farmers, and also delivering the oil to food manufacturers.
China, which makes 57% of the world's steel, plans to shrink its output this year—which means that chronic shortages of new cars and other products are likely to continue into the near future.
8th Circuit says journalist Ryan Lizza republished story about lawmaker's family by highlighting it on social media.
A U.S. judge on Wednesday said former President Donald Trump cannot delay a lawsuit accusing him of defaming former Elle magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll after she claimed he raped her in the mid-1990s. In a one-sentence order, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan refused to put the case on hold while Trump appeals an earlier ruling he made. The order could let Carroll obtain documents and other materials from Trump during the appeal.
Boasting that government policies can make a difference in improving the economy, President Joe Biden went too far Thursday in taking credit for job growth since taking office. Jeffery Born, an energy-markets expert at Northeastern University, said current gasoline prices are partly a result of production and refining capacity that was knocked offline by Hurricane Ida and other factors – even a shortage of tanker drivers.
Retirement savings statistics usually highlight how badly people are doing at preparing for their future, but one stat in Transamerica's latest retirement survey bucks this trend: Approximately 30% of households have saved $250,000 or more for retirement already. Most of us can fortunately count upon Social Security to help us with some of our retirement costs so we don't have to rely solely upon our personal savings. Most people will need $1 million or more to retire comfortably, but the only way to know what you'll need is to put together a retirement plan that takes your health and lifestyle into account.
The state of Utah didn't do enough to make sure a remote highway was safe before a tour bus crashed, killing four people from China and injuring two dozen more in 2019, family and survivors said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The bus crashed a few miles from Bryce Canyon National Park, which is known for its intricately shaped red-rock spires called hoodoos.
If you've been on the job hunt for a while, you might be feeling exasperated and be tempted to apply to any job posting that you are vaguely qualified for. But keep in mind that we spend a large...
N&O Innovation and Technology Newsletter: September 17, 2021