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Bill Gates is fascinated by Theranos. Now he’s recommending everyone read a book about the ‘money, medicine, and mystery’ of blood.

Bill Gates has a fascination with blood – specifically, diagnostic blood tests that can detect diseases like Alzheimer’s and cancer. For the past two years, Gates’ book recommendations have reflected this interest. Last year, Gates recommended “Bad Blood,” the story of blood-testing startup Theranos, which deceived its investors, patients, and […]
Bill Gates is fascinated by Theranos. Now he’s recommending everyone read a book about the ‘money, medicine, and mystery’ of blood.
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Bill Gates reveals his 5 favourite books he read in the past year

As an avid reader, Bill Gates often shares his recommendations for the best titles of the year. This year’s list includes two books on meditation, a memoir, a cautionary Silicon Valley tale, and an exploration of autonomous weapons. Gates said his 2018 recommendations are particularly gift-worthy, with a little something […]
Bill Gates reveals his 5 favourite books he read in the past year
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How a $9 billion startup deceived Silicon Valley

John Carreyrou of The Wall Street Journal broke the original story about how Theranos, a company that pitched a revolutionary blood-testing system, was misleading investors, patients, and business partners about how its technology worked. Carreyrou’s new book, “Bad Blood,” documents the history of Theranos and how its CEO Elizabeth Holmes […]
How a $9 billion startup deceived Silicon Valley