uBiome Has a Leadership Problem Amid FBI Woes: Brainstorm Health

Happy Monday, readers! The Wall Street Journal and Business Insider report that uBiome, a lab testing and gut science startup that’s brushed up against FBI investigations over alleged billing shenanigans, is grappling with yet another set of executive shakeups. John Rakow, the company’s general counsel who’s served as interim CEO for all of two months, […]

The Best Business Documentaries to Watch This Weekend

If you’re like me, there’s nothing you enjoy doing more than drinking a fine glass of wine while watching your favorite business documentary. Two that I’ve seen recently seen and enjoyed include Panic and Minimalism. (As my editor said, “Polina, you need a hobby that doesn’t involve financial services…”) ?_(?)_/? (As my editor said, “Polina, […]

The Theranos Saga Shows Why It Pays to Be Skeptical

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. This weekend I finished watching The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney’s documentary about Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. It is chilling, painful to watch, and a […]

Data Sheet—The Theranos Saga Shows Why It Pays to Be Skeptical

This weekend I finished watching The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney’s documentary about Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. It is chilling, painful to watch, and a reminder of why it pays to be skeptical. If something is too good to be true, and if lots of smart but otherwise unqualified people repeatedly […]

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Thinks She Has a Chance at Redemption

While she faces federal fraud charges and up to 20 years in prison, Elizabeth Holmes thinks people will give her another shot if they can hear her side of the story. The founder of blood-testing startup Theranos, who raised more than $700 million from investors for technology that was little more than a pipe dream, […]