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Mar 19, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber confirms it is searching for a COO who can “partner” with CEO Travis Kalanick   —  Some dream names for the job include former Disney COO Tom Staggs and CVS' Helena Foulkes.  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just told his employees at an all-hands meeting this morning that the company …
Mar 7, 2017, 1:57 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber VP of product and growth Ed Baker has resigned after 3+ years; an anonymous email to Arianna Huffington and reporters included complaint about his conduct   —  His departure is tinged by allegations made about him to those investigating the ride-hailing company's loose culture.
Mar 3, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Yahoo's head lawyer Ron Bell was fired over 2014 breach; CEO Marissa Mayer lost cash bonuses from 2016 and stock awards in 2017   —  The blame for the massive breach falls on Ron Bell and not where it belongs — at the top.  —  Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer has gotten her pay docked …
Mar 1, 2017, 6:05 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
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber CEO Kalanick tells staff in memo that former US AG Eric Holder has been hired to probe sexism allegations, and Uber will begin publishing diversity reports   —  The car-hailing company has tried to move quickly to quell the outrage over blog that alleges rampant sexism.
Feb 20, 2017, 6:43 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Amazon circulating draft open letter to Trump on recent immigration order ahead of planned release this week   —  It's the first joint effort from big U.S. businesses to try to support immigration.  —  Alphabet, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft …
Feb 2, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Snap to publicly file for IPO late next week, which likely means a March IPO   —  The social communications company's current valuation is $25 billion, said sources.  —  According to sources, Snap Inc. plans to publicly file for its much-anticipated initial public offering late next week.
Jan 27, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Prominent Silicon Valley lawyer Ted Wang is joining Cowboy Ventures as a partner   —  Wang has already been involved with some of tech's most promising startups.  —  Ted Wang, a high-profile Silicon Valley lawyer to some of tech's most prominent companies, is leaving his legal briefs behind …
Jan 24, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Twitter's managing director for Greater China, Kathy Chen, leaves after 8 months   —  Kathy Chen follows others out the door of the social communications company.  —  Twitter lost yet another top exec with the departure of Kathy Chen, its managing director in Greater China.
Jan 1, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context

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