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ZDNet

Privacy worries cited as possible reason for DNA test firm 23andMe's sales downturn

USA TODAY Tech

23andMe reportedly laid off 14% of its workforce as people stop buying DNA testing kits

SiliconBeat

23andMe cuts 100 jobs as DNA testing market slows

Forbes Tech

23andMe Lays Off 14% Of Workforce Amid Declining DNA Test Sales

CNBC Tech , Recode , The Verge

23andMe lays off 100 people as DNA test sales decline, CEO says she was 'surprised' to see market turn

TechCrunch

Layoffs reach 23andMe after hitting Mozilla and the Vision Fund portfolio

SiliconBeat

Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ links DNA testing and family histories to solve cold cases

The Verge , New Scientist

23andMe sold the rights to a drug it developed from its genetic database

TechCrunch

Congratulations 23andMe users, your genes are finally helping the company make drugs

Ars Technica

DNA analysis revealed the identity of 19th century “Connecticut vampire”

CNBC Tech

Fertility start-up Celmatix sues former business partner 23andMe for $100 million in damages

New Scientist

DNA site GEDmatch sold to firm helping US police solve crime

$125,000,000 Venture capital (Series D)
FinSMEs , Pulse 2.0

Inscripta Secures $125M in Series D Financing

TechCrunch

$125 million for Inscripta may usher in the next wave of genetic engineering

SiliconANGLE

Ancestry.com: Cybersecurity is the key to keeping business alive

Ars Technica

Search warrant overrides 1M users’ choice not to share DNA with cops

Adweek

23andMe's Tracy Keim Is Prioritizing Privacy

MIT Technology Review

The DNA database used to find the Golden State Killer is a national security leak waiting to happen

GeekWire

Univ. of Washington researchers uncover DNA data security flaws on popular genealogy website

TechXplore

Popular third-party genetic genealogy site is vulnerable to compromised data, impersonations