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Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Uber board expected to vote on CEO today; Jeff Immelt and another candidate presented visions for the firm, but some members still favor Meg Whitman   —  Jeff Immelt and another candidate presented to directors, while Meg Whitman sat on the sidelines awaiting key smoke signals from the board.
Aug 27, 2017, 10:13 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter CMO Leslie Berland is also taking over human resources as the new ‘Head of People’   —  Plus, Twitter hired another HR exec from American Express, where Berland used to work.  —  Twitter has found someone to take over its top human resources role that's been empty for almost six months …
Aug 26, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Recode:
Facebook hires Liz Spayd, former New York Times public editor, as a consultant to help with its “transparency” efforts   —  She has also worked at the Washington Post and Columbia Journalism Review as a top editor.  —  Facebook has recently hired former New York Times public editor Liz Spayd …
Aug 25, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: US government lacks key regulators examining autonomous vehicles, as Trump's advisory board, comprised of key industry execs, has been inactive   —  The apparent end of an industry task force is one of many headaches facing tech and automakers in D.C.
Aug 24, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Uber CEO search has devolved into bitter, personal struggle between Kalanick, who wants to retain control, and Benchmark, with others caught in between   —  Will it be Jeff Immelt or some other dark-horse candidate?  Or can HPE exec Meg Whitman be turned from a hard “No” to a “Yes, please”?
Aug 24, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify renews licensing deal with Warner Music Group, clearing last hurdle before going public   —  Now that it has Warner Music on board, look for a nontraditional IPO at the end of this year or early 2018.  —  Spotify has cleared what ought to be the last major hurdle before it goes public …
Aug 24, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Eugene Wei, who ran video for Facebook's Oculus project, has left the company   —  He was there for a year and a half.  —  Eugene Wei, who ran the video group for Facebook's Oculus virtual reality unit, has left the company.  —  Wei, who joined Oculus in November 2015, left the company last month.
Aug 24, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: former General Electric chairman Jeff Immelt is now favored by a majority of Uber's board to become CEO; a vote is likely in the next two weeks   —  Sources said a board vote is expected within two weeks.  —  Former General Electric chairman Jeff Immelt has become the frontrunner candidate …
Aug 19, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook VP Deb Liu talks about Marketplace expansion plans including adding ticket sales and listings from local car dealers and real estate agents   —  Facebook wants to bring ticket sales and bigger retailers inside Marketplace.  —  Facebook has big plans for Marketplace …
Aug 18, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources: Chris Saad, head of Uber's developer platform, leaves company after nearly two years, says cost of losing Kalanick as CEO will be incalculable   —  Saad has been at Uber since November 2015.  —  Chris Saad, a product manager of Uber's developer platform, is leaving the company after close to two years, sources tell Recode.
Aug 15, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context

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