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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources detail how the pressure on Travis Kalanick played out in the days and hours leading to his resignation   —  Travis Kalanick's final hours as Uber's chief executive played out in a private room in a downtown Chicago hotel on Tuesday.  —  There, Mr. Kalanick, who was on a trip …
Jun 21, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO, sources say after pressure from Benchmark, First Round, Lowercase, Menlo, and Fidelity; he will remain on Uber's board   —  Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and that he built …
Jun 21, 2017, 1:25 AMIn context
New York Times:
A look at Arianna Huffington's growing influence at Uber, where she has become one of Travis Kalanick's closest confidantes   —  SAN FRANCISCO — In April, Wan Ling Martello, the head of Nestlé in Asia, found herself seated across from Arianna Huffington, an Uber director and a founder …
Jun 18, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Passenger raped by Uber driver in India sues Uber, Kalanick, others in US federal court for defamation, more after it emerges they obtained her medical info   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A woman who was raped by her Uber driver in India filed a lawsuit against the ride-hailing company and three current …
Jun 15, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
TPG partner David Bonderman resigns from Uber board after making disparaging remark about women at Uber meeting following Holder report   —  SAN FRANCISCO — David Bonderman, an Uber board member and partner at private equity firm TPG, is resigning from the board of the ride-hailing company …
Jun 13, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Emil Michael, Uber's senior vice president for business and second in command at the ride-hailing company, announces his departure in email to employees   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Emil Michael, Uber's senior vice president for business and second in command at the ride-hailing company …
Jun 12, 2017, 12:27 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Uber board met Sunday to weigh possible leave of absence for Kalanick and proposals in Holder report, which may recommend that Emil Michael leave   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facing accusations that Uber executives turned a blind eye to sexual harassment and other corporate misbehavior …
Jun 11, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Uber fires VP Anthony Levandowski for refusing to cooperate in the Uber vs Waymo case, according to an internal email   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has fired Anthony Levandowski, a vice president of technology and the star engineer leading the company's self-driving automobile efforts …
May 30, 2017, 2:42 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Lyft and Waymo confirm a deal was reached to collaborate on self-driving cars, which sources say will be through pilot projects and product development efforts   —  SAN FRANCISCO — As the race to bring self-driving vehicles to the public intensifies, two of Silicon Valley's most prominent players are teaming up.
May 14, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
A look at Travis Kalanick's risk taking, from his early startups to Uber, which once led Tim Cook to threaten Kalanick with app removal for breaking store rules   —  Travis Kalanick's drive to win in life has led to a pattern of risk-taking that has put his ride-hailing company on the brink of implosion.
Apr 23, 2017, 11:56 AMIn context

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