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Hoo-boy! This damning Uber letter is a wild ride

The disasters that former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick left in his wake at his popular ride-hailing app company was one of this year's biggest tech industry stories. Now, as we wrap up the year, Uber (through a court case) has gifted usShow More Summary

Let’s Uber. I’ll Call a Lyft.

Like a lot of people, Yamileth Medina has sworn off Uber. Between former CEO Travis Kalanick’s various scandals and misbehaviors, the company’s (now-abandoned) seat on President Trump’s advisory board, and an office culture allegedly...Show More Summary

Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya: Uber is 'the great American tragedy playing out'

Over the course of 2017, Uber went from one of the most admired companies in Silicon Valley to one of the most vilified. Many executive heads have rolled including former CEO Travis Kalanick. But investors also have responsibility in how a company is run, one famous VC and former Facebook exec argues. Show More Summary

All the Things Uber Is Doing to Try to Prove It's Now Less Awful

Travis Kalanick, former CEO of Uber, left his position in June amid a number of scandals at the company. Among the many issues that led up to his resignation were allegations that the company fostered an environment conducive to sexual...Show More Summary

Uber settles lawsuit with woman who accused executives of obtaining medical records after she was raped

Uber has settled its lawsuit with a woman (Jane Doe) who accused its now-former CEO Travis Kalanick, president of business in Asia Eric Alexander and SVP of business Emil Michael of improperly obtaining her medical records after sheShow More Summary

Why Is Silicon Valley So Slow to Expel Abusive Men?

Men at the top are falling, from Bill O’Reilly to Matt Lauer to Harvey Weinstein to Rep. John Conyers. We can count among them Travis Kalanick, the former CEO of Uber, who once nicknamed the ride-hailing company “Boober” because of the attention from women his position apparently attracted. Show More Summary

Uber's new CEO says he banned employees from using secure messaging apps for Uber business

Uber's new CEO has been trying to clean-up the mess cofounder Travis Kalanick left behind. One sweeping change was a total crackdown on secure messaging apps when it comes to business matters.  SEE ALSO: Uber is raising the saddest $10...Show More Summary

Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach of 57 million users

New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi inherits yet another scandal from Uber founder Travis Kalanick. Continue reading Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach of 57 million users Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach of 57 million users originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:48:00 EST. Show More Summary

Uber Still Faces an Existential Race

It’s been a time of upheaval at Uber. The company is facing a lawsuit from self-driving competitor Waymo over the use of confidential trade secrets. Its founder and CEO, Travis Kalanick, was forced out this summer, replaced by former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Show More Summary

Uber signs an investment deal limiting its former CEO

Travis Kalanick will still have some influence, but he won't retake the throne. Continue reading Uber signs an investment deal limiting its former CEO Uber signs an investment deal limiting its former CEO originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 12 Nov 2017 18:55:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

‘Hustlin’ is out. Doing ‘the right thing’ is in. Uber has rewritten its notorious list of core values.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has made some big moves since replacing brash founder Travis Kalanick at the ride-hailing firm in August. He apologized in an open letter "for the mistakes we've made" after authorities in London withdrew Uber's license and hopped the pond to meet with them. He's been in talks with SoftBank about an ownership stake, according to reports. He's […]

Uber-SoftBank Deal In Jeopardy Over Spat About Kalanick's Role

Uber effort to close a multibillion-dollar investment by SoftBank is on the rocks as co-founder Travis Kalanick tussles with fellow board members over the limits of his power at the ride-hailing giant, people familiar with the matter said.

Uber Hit With Yet Another Lawsuit, This Time Alleging Sexual Discrimination

Uber, the international ride-sharing company which has been frantically trying to stabilise its course after former CEO Travis Kalanick resigned in June amid allegations he oversaw widespread sexual harassment, is facing another lawsuit. More »      

The woman who took down Uber gives her first interview since speaking up

Eight months ago, engineer Susan Fowler published a blog post describing a culture of sexism and sexual harassment throughout Uber.  Her words set off a firestorm at Uber that led to the ouster of founder Travis Kalanick as CEO, predated...Show More Summary

Founder of $110 million startup CrowdFlower: I'm forever grateful to Travis Kalanick

If you've bought something on eBay, searched a home improvement store's website, listened to music on Spotify, or watched a video on YouTube, you've come in contact with CrowdFlower. "People don't realize it, but you touch CrowdFlower...Show More Summary

Uber Truce Cuts Power of Ex-CEO

Uber is curbing the power of former CEO Travis Kalanick and taking on Japan's SoftBank Group as a major new investor as the service tries to recover from internal strife and a myriad of legal headaches. The changes adopted unanimously Tuesday by Uber's 11-member board strip Kalanick and other early...

Ongoing Uber Power Struggle Is Still Ongoing

Travis Kalanick, the Uber co-founder who lost his CEO throne in June but remains on its board of directors, saw his grip on the direction of the company bludgeoned today following a vote to eliminate the special voting powers of stock owned by early shareholders. More »      

Uber Board Approves Series of Corporate Reforms

Uber’s board has approved a series of corporate reforms along with a multi-billion investment from SoftBank that are designed to strengthen the company’s governance while at the same time strip power from former CEO Travis Kalanick.

Uber board curbs ex-CEO's power, sells big take to SoftBank

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is curbing the power of former CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick and taking on Japan's SoftBank Group as a major new investor as the ride-hailing service tries to recover from internal strife and a myriad of...Show More Summary

Read the text messages from Travis Kalanick and Anthony Levandowski that Uber fought to keep sealed in its legal battle with Waymo (GOOG, GOOGL)

Waymo published an important document late Monday in its legal battle with Uber over whether a former engineer, Anthony Levandowski, took self-driving car secrets when he left Waymo to form his own startup. The document, called the "Stroz...Show More Summary

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