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  • Elizabeth Holmes returns to court to avoid prison

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes appeared Friday in what could be her final trial before she began an 11-year prison sentence unless a judge grants her request to remain free while her lawyers are in custody. appeal against her conviction for the mastermind behind a hoax for blood tests. The […]

  • Electric car stores are being restricted in Mississippi

    JACKSON, Miss (AP) — Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill Tuesday that restricts electric car manufacturers from selling vehicles in person unless they open franchised dealerships. Defying calls from some fellow Republicans in the legislature to veto the measure, Reeves introduced House Bill 401 introduced by Senatobia Republican Representative Trey Lamar. The law forces […]

  • Amazon suspends construction of 2nd headquarters in Virginia

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is halting construction on its second headquarters in Virginia after the largest round of layoffs in the company’s history and shifting plans around remote working. The Seattle-based company is delaying the start of construction on PenPlace, the second phase of development of its Northern Virginia headquarters, Amazon real estate chief […]

  • Ozy Media founder Carlos Watson denies allegations of federal fraud

    NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of troubled digital start-up Ozy Media pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal fraud charges, accusing him of plotting to prop up his financially struggling company, which bled millions of dollars before shutting down amid revelations of potentially misleading business practices. Federal agents arrested Carlos Watson earlier today at a […]

  • YouTube’s CEO steps down and cuts long-standing ties with Google

    Susan Wojcicki, a longtime Google executive who played a key role in the company’s founding, is stepping down as CEO of YouTube after spending the past nine years leading the video site that has reshaped entertainment, culture and politics. In an email to YouTube employees that was shared publicly On Thursday, Wojcicki, 54, said she […]