Getting rid of CEO Travis Kalanick has apparently not magically resolved all of ride-hailing giant Uber's many, many problems, with the company now facing a lawsuit in New York over its near-total lack of cars accessible to people with wheelchairs. More »
Silicon Valley venture capital firm Benchmark is in talks with SoftBank about selling some of its shares in Uber, according to a Bloomberg report on Friday. Benchmark led the effort to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber's CEO last month,...Show More Summary
The combined company, controlled by Russia-based Yandex, will be valued at $3.725 billion.
Uber set out to assuage investor concern Tuesday in its first presentation to shareholders since former CEO Travis Kalanick was forced out last month. Over the course of a 15-minute conference call Uber executives projected that bookings — which saw a gross increase of 10% in Q1 2017 on the previous quarter — would continue […]
When Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced his departure last month, thousands of Uber employees spent more than two and a half hours, on average, browsing Blind. The app is an exclusive network of forums only available to employees at...Show More Summary
Last month, Travis Kalanick stepped down as the CEO of ridesharing company Uber “after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on,” according to the New York Times. In the weeks following that announcement, many rumors...Show More Summary
In 2014, Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick was reveling in his company's rapid rise. Uber had emerged as a challenger to — and potential destroyer of — the taxi industry with its network of cars available at the push of a button. But Kalanick...Show More Summary
A personality psychologist with a background in recruiting weighs in on the ride-hailing company’s search for a new leader. After Travis Kalanick’s departure from Uber last month, the ride-hailing company has been moving fast to overhaul its culture. Show More Summary
Emails contained in a new legal filing show Uber's former CEO, Travis Kalanick, fretted for years about other companies outstripping Uber in the race to develop autonomous vehicles and use them for ridesharing, and once sought a partnership with Google to ensure that Uber could win the race. Show More Summary
The more Uber's CEO heard rumors about Google's plans for its self-driving cars, the more Travis Kalanick begged to get a meeting with Larry Page. New emails revealed in a court filing on Thursday show Kalanick's suspicions and reaction...Show More Summary
The high-profile CEO had embodied the tech industry's worst excesses.
So Uber’s founder and CEO Travis Kalanick resigned the other day…ridding the company of his assholian energy surrounding his leadership style and him prevailing over a company wide culture of sexual harassment of women that’s deep and long. Now Dave McClure Ceo and Co-Founder of 500 startups, a man who I admire for his mindset...
The past few weeks have seen big names in America’s tech industry fall from grace in spectacular fashion over alleged sexist behavior and acts of sexual harassment towards women. It’s about time. Last month, Uber CEO Travis KalanickShow More Summary
To put it mildly, Uber is the midst of an identity crisis right now. To name a few of its problems, CEO Travis Kalanick recently
Uber has made headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent months but Marissa Mayer, the former CEO of Yahoo, defended Uber founder Travis Kalanick on Tuesday, according to a report by The San Francisco Chronicle. Kalanick, who wasShow More Summary
Uber's problem right now isn't operations. It's a culture that comes from the top.
Travis Kalanick has at least one other recently unemployed chief executive in his corner. Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer defended the disgraced Uber leader's honor — or at least his obliviousness — in a speech in Palo Alto on Tuesday,...Show More Summary
Commentary: Speaking at Stanford University on Tuesday, the former Yahoo CEO says Kalanick likely had no idea what was really going on at Uber.
Nobody has learned the price of doing business old school more vividly than the newly schooled, former CEO of Uber Travis Kalanick, writes former Wall Street managing director Maureen Sherry. Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Editor’sShow More Summary
Uber has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons — an investigation into the $69 billion company's allegedly toxic culture resulted in 20 employees losing their jobs and, ultimately, the resignation of CEO Travis Kalanick. Some...Show More Summary