Former Theranos employees Erika Cheung and Tyler Shultz, went public about Elizabeth Holmes’s deception at considerable personal risk. Photograph: Laura Hutton

The saga of white-collar crime at blood-testing start-up, Theranos, only came to light when whistleblowers called time on the company’s dubious practi(...)

 ‘Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup’ by John Carreyrou chronicles the rise and spectacular fall of the blood-testing startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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US president Donald Trump: After winning by warning voters they were being suckered, he’s made them all suckers. Photograph: Chris Kleponis

Con artists have always been slithering around. Huckleberry Finn tangled with flimflam men on Mississippi riverboats. There was a flirty snake-oil sal(...)

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook - the tech winner - and loser in 2016. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The year 2016 was supposed to be when the tech bubble finally burst. Instead the world blew up. Amid Brexit, the election of Donald Trump in the US,(...)