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Theranos Lab Chief Says He Found Blood-Testing Technology Didn’t Work

Theranos Inc.’s laboratory director in the company’s final years is expected to testify at founder Elizabeth Holmes’s criminal trial that the failed blood-testing startup’s leaders pushed back against his assessment that its technology wasn’t accurate enough to use.

Kingshuk Das’s comments, included in new court filings by federal prosecutors, represent his most extensive public remarks about the company. His interview in February with federal agents suggests the probe into Ms. Holmes remains active ahead of her July trial.

The U.S. attorney’s office in the Northern District of California accuses Ms. Holmes and Theranos’s former chief operating officer, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani,

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New 5G research lab to be created to help UK replace banned Huawei technology

The UK is to open a new 5G lab so that the country no longer has to rely on the technology of foreign companies like Huawei. 

Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden has unveiled Government plans Monday for a £250 million scheme to develop new secure internet technology in Britain, which includes building a new research facility.

The lab will bring together security experts, businesses and leading academics to pioneer ways to create a more open 5G network that will allow smaller British companies to also develop the vital technology.

The move comes after ministers decided to ban the Chinese telecoms giant

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Intel (INTC)-Argonne Lab Partner on Quantum Computing Research

Intel INTC recently collaborated with Argonne National Laboratory to accelerate research in the quantum computing field.

The latest development follows the announcement of creation of five new quantum research centers across the United States by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). These research centers will be managed by DOE-affiliated National Laboratories.

Q-Next is one such research center, which will be managed by Argonne National Laboratory in association with 20 other partners. These include SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Universities of Chicago and Minnesota along with technology giants

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