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Theranos nixes two years of blood test results | Recode Daily: May 19, 2016

The company voided its proprietary Edison machine's 2014 and 2015 results.

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes
Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes
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.As part of its effort to avoid stiff penalties from regulators, Theranos has voided all 2014 and 2015 blood tests conducted using its proprietary Edison machines. The company has sent out tens of thousands of corrected blood test results to patients and doctors. The key detail: "Some patients received erroneous results that might have thrown off health decisions made with their doctors."
[John Carreyrou | The Wall Street Journal]

.To kick off its I/O developer conference, Google rattled off ambitious artificial intelligence announcements that included a new messaging app and a voice-controlled device to compete with Amazon Echo. There was other device news as well, including a new virtual reality headset and an Android TV box that marks Xiaomi's entry into the U.S. Click below for full event coverage.
[Mark Bergen and Ina Fried | Recode]

.Jason Hirschhorn's Redef Media produces newsletters beloved by media influencers. On the new Recode Media podcast with Peter Kafka, Hirschhorn talks about his long career with stints at places like MTV and MySpace, and how some of his newsletter readers helped save his life last year.
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.In 2012, LinkedIn said that a security breach had compromised 6.5 million unique user passwords. Yesterday, the company said that the breach was much worse than previously thought; they believe up to 117 million passwords were affected.
[Brian Krebs | Krebs on Security]

.Facebook executives and conservative commentators had what sounds like a friendly meeting in Silicon Valley yesterday, discussing allegations of political bias at the social network. Many on the right-wing, however, remain skeptical of Facebook's proclaimed ideological even-handedness.
[Dawn Chmielewski | Recode]

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