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BuzzFeed:
How Uber's hard-charging corporate culture left employees drained, according to interviews with over two dozen sources   —  After a highly publicized corporate meltdown this spring, Uber is working to repair a culture employees and observers say is aggressive, cutthroat, and demanding.
Jul 17, 2017, 9:30 PMIn context
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
Waymo says company is exploring self-driving trucking, confirms early testing with one truck   —  A self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan that Waymo unveiled on January 8, 2017.  —  Alphabet's autonomous car company Waymo is exploring self-driving trucking, BuzzFeed News has learned.
Jun 1, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
Leaked documents show Uber burned $1M+ during some weeks in San Francisco in 2015 to subsidize UberPool as it battled Lyft   —  In late 2015, UberPool was losing its home market of San Francisco to Lyft Line.  Here's what Uber did to win it back, according to internal company documents.
May 31, 2017, 1:30 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
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
After Uber updated to track user locations five minutes after rides end, EFF asks for a rollback   —  After Uber introduced a controversial app update that tracks users' locations even when they're not using the app, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a leading privacy group, has asked the company roll it back.
Dec 6, 2016, 10:45 AMIn context
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
Uber rolls out Uber Feed to let users order food via UberEATS, play music via Pandora, share via Snapchat, get reviews via Yelp, and more from within its app   —  With a newly redesigned app, Uber hopes to make ride-hail a transportation lifestyle.  —  Uber already knows when and where its riders are traveling.
Nov 2, 2016, 12:57 PMIn context
Priya Anand / BuzzFeed:
Uber will get subsidies from Summit, NJ, for residents' rides to and from the local train station in a pilot program starting Monday   —  Summit, New Jersey, a bedroom community to New York City, will begin subsidizing Uber rides for residents traveling to and from the local train station starting Monday …
Oct 2, 2016, 11:35 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Expanding the fight against child labor in mining  —  Microsoft commitment will enable nonprofit Pact to expand its critical work in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
eero:
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Zoho:
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