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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Uber has a program to identify enforcement officers and stealthily prevent them from successfully hailing cars, to help drivers avoid sanctions   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has for years engaged in a worldwide program to deceive authorities in markets where its low-cost ride-hailing service …
Mar 3, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
After initially refusing, Uber says it will apply for a California DMV self-driving car testing permit   —  Uber is now in the process of getting a permit from the California DMV to resume testing its self-driving vehicles on public state roads.  Uber started testing its self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs …
Mar 2, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Alexandria Sage / Reuters:
Tyto Lidar, a firm specializing in sensor tech acquired by Otto in 2016 along with a Lidar scanner patent, could be a factor in Uber's defense in Waymo battle   —  A company now owned by Uber last year quietly bought a small firm specializing in sensor technology used in autonomous vehicles …
Feb 28, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says he's seeking “leadership help” in note apologizing for how he treated a driver in leaked video   —  Kalanick responded to a video that surfaced today of him yelling at an Uber driver.  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has issued yet another apology …
Feb 28, 2017, 9:21 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Dashcam video showing Uber CEO Travis Kalanick lecture “bankrupt” driver about “responsibility” emerges at difficult moment for the company   —  Travis Kalanick tells a driver to take responsibility for his problems and boasts about a tough culture.  —  by
Feb 28, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber's SVP of engineering Amit Singhal is out after not disclosing to the company that he had left Google amid a dispute over sexual harassment allegation   —  Amit Singhal, a highly regarded engineer in Silicon Valley, denied the claims after top execs at the search giant presented them to him.
Feb 27, 2017, 2:42 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Meet Bernard Coleman III, Uber's diversity officer since January; sources say he's fast tracking the company's first diversity report after recent scandal   —  The new diversity officer at the car-hailing phenom is working to quickly get out a new diversity report.
Feb 27, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: autonomous Uber was driving itself when it ran a red light in San Francisco, though Uber claimed “human error”   —  The suit, brought by the autonomous car business Waymo, accuses Uber and a star engineer, Anthony Levandowski, of planning to steal trade secrets.  —  April 22, 2064
Feb 24, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
Uber women confront CEO Travis Kalanick in leaked audio from Thursday meeting with 100+ female engineers   —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick joined a group of more than 100 female engineers on Thursday to discuss the explosive allegations of sexual harassment and sexism recently leveled against the ride-hailing company.
Feb 24, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Alphabet's Waymo sues Otto and parent company Uber for trade secret theft, unfair competition, and patent infringement, claiming Otto founder took LiDAR designs   —  The Alphabet subsidiary is accusing its former employee, Otto co-founder Anthony Levandowski, of downloading 14,000 confidential files before he left the company.
Feb 23, 2017, 6:08 PMIn context

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