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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
New York Times:
Uber executive and Otto founder Anthony Levandowski invokes fifth amendment, seeking to avoid potential charges in Waymo's case against Uber   —  SAN FRANCISCO — An Uber executive accused of stealing driverless car technology from his former employers at Google is exercising his Fifth Amendment right …
Mar 31, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Adding to recent departures, Uber vice president of maps and business platform, Brian McClendon, plans to leave amicably on March 28   —  The number of executive departures from Uber is growing.  —  Jeff Jones, Uber's president of ride sharing, has left the company after just six months, Uber said on Sunday.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
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
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
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Interviews with 30+ current and former Uber employees depict an unrestrained work culture; Uber also faces 3+ lawsuits over sexual harrassment or verbal abuse   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When new employees join Uber, they are asked to subscribe to 14 core company values, including making bold bets …
Feb 22, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Travis Kalanick tells employees that he's leaving Trump's economic advisory council; sources say 200K customers deleted their accounts over the past six days   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Travis Kalanick, chief executive of Uber, plans to step down from President Donald J. Trump's economic advisory council …
Feb 2, 2017, 4:39 PMIn context
New York Times:
Recent small moves by Google and Facebook, such as tweaking Trending topics, highlight how hard it is to limit misinformation online   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google and Facebook have been taking steps to curb the number of false news articles propagated across their sites.
Jan 28, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg testifies in Oculus-ZeniMax trial, says “Oculus products are built on Oculus technology” and that he'd never heard of ZeniMax   —  DALLAS — Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, has said virtual reality could be the next big thing in technology.
Jan 17, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative hires David Plouffe, ex-Obama adviser and Uber board member, as president of policy and advocacy, as firm seeks political influence   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, have vowed to put their enormous wealth toward philanthropic causes.
Jan 10, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context

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