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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: Volkswagen-backed Gett in talks to buy Juno for ~$250M as Uber rivals consolidate; one source says the talks are at an advanced stage   —  As Uber continues to work through its many layers of turmoil as a business, its smaller rivals are seizing the moment and consolidating to double …
Apr 25, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Unroll.me CEO says it's “heartbreaking” that users are upset Unroll.me sold their anonymized email data to Uber   —  Sorry not sorry.  —  That's the tone of the apology posted by Unroll.me, an email decluttering service which takes a look at the subscriptions clogging up your inbox …
Apr 24, 2017, 12:10 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
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Waymo filing: during deposition this week, Uber engineer “was forced to admit” that Uber was working on a second, more Waymo-like Lidar and hid it from court   —  An Uber self-driving Volvo drives in Pittsburgh Friday, March 17, 2017.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Apr 21, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Katie Burke / Automotive News Automakers Feed:
Uber loses VP of Global Vehicle Programs Sherif Marakby, who came to the company last April after a 25-year career at Ford   —  Sherif Marakby, vice president of global vehicle solutions at Uber, left his post at the ride-hailing company on Monday.  —  Marakby, who joined Uber in April 2016 …
Apr 18, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Uber launches Uber Central, a tool that lets business users order multiple cars at once for customers or clients   —  Uber finalized a new tool in its business arsenal today called Uber Central that enables business users to order multiple Ubers on behalf of customers or clients from a single app.
Apr 18, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Emma G. Fitzsimmons / New York Times:
NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission proposes rule that would require ride-hailing apps like Uber include in-app tipping, after Independent Drivers Guild petition   —  New Yorkers have for years been able to tip a taxi driver by adding a few dollars to their bill before swiping a credit card.
Apr 17, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Mariella Moon / Engadget:
Italian court suspends lower court's Uber ban until the conclusion of appeal process; Uber resumes service in Taiwan after making changes required by government   —  Uber doesn't have to pack its bags and leave Italy just yet.  Another court in Rome has decided to suspend a lower court's rule banning …
Apr 16, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
A look at the opportunities and challenges facing Uber in India, where rival Ola, weak infrastructure, and under-educated drivers test the company's ambitions   —  BANGALORE, India — Nandini Balasubramanya's office here on the southern edge of India's technology capital does not look …
Apr 16, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Inside troubled cybersecurity firm Tanium, which was valued at $3.5B in the latest round in 2015, and has had 9 senior executives leave in the past 8 months   —  Orion Hindawi and his dad built the world's most valuable cybersecurity startup.  Now they're grappling with employee unrest and an executive exodus.
Apr 15, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context

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