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Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
All Raise: 14 women were added to US VC firms in senior roles in Q2 2018, the most of any recent quarter, but about 75% of firms still have no female partners   —  Venture capitalists spent 2018 welcoming women to the fold, but the welcome has been fitful, uneven and, scariest of all, tentative.
Jan 1, 2019, 9:20 PMIn context
Globes Online:
Der Spiegel: Volkswagen is planning to write off over $300M it invested in Gett, as the Israeli startup struggles to compete with Uber, Lyft, Didi, and others   —  “Der Spiegel” reported that Volkswagen would write off its over $300 million investment in the Israeli taxi hailing company.
Dec 31, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
Shannon Bond / Financial Times:
Inside Uber's US serious incident team where ~130 investigators deal with reports of crashes, physical altercations, sexual misconduct, theft, and stalking   —  There is space for scores of people in a section of Uber's office in downtown Phoenix but on a recent weekday morning only a handful …
Dec 30, 2018, 11:30 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Big players in autonomous driving such as Uber, Tesla, and Waymo had a disappointing 2018, but many startups with a “minimum viable product” made good progress   —  Big companies struggled but small ones moved forward.  —  As 2018 dawned, expectations for self-driving vehicles were sky-high:
Dec 30, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Source: Grab has raised the fundraising target of its ongoing Series H round from the original $3B to $5B   —  Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab is aiming to start the new year with a bang and an awful load of bucks.  The company, which acquired Uber's local business earlier this year …
Dec 28, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: Uber has offered to pay 11 cents for every mile driven for Uber to drivers who have been in individual arbitration over their employment classification   —  Uber is reportedly on track to go public in the first quarter next year, and in the lead up to that, it's sewing up some loose ends.
Dec 23, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Delivery Hero sells its operations in its home market Germany, including the Lieferheld, Pizza.de and foodora brands, to Dutch rival Takeaway.com for €930M   —  One more big consolidation play is underway in the highly competitive European food delivery business, amid more pressure from newer players like Uber Eats and Deliveroo.
Dec 21, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Blind, an anonymous chat app used by staff at companies like Apple, Facebook, Google, and Uber, left one database server exposed from Nov. 1 to Dec. 19   —  One of the company's servers was exposed without a password for weeks.  —  Thousands of people trusted Blind, an app-based …
Dec 20, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Roland Li / San Francisco Chronicle:
Square says it has leased all of the office space in Oakland's Uptown Station, which Uber sold to developer CIM Group in 2017, with room for up to 2,000 staff   —  Payments processor Square signed an office lease Thursday for Oakland's Uptown Station in one of the city's biggest real estate deals ever.
Dec 20, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Uber fined €400,000 by the French data protection watchdog CNIL for a 2016 data breach and coverup that exposed the personal details of 1.4M users in France   —  One by one, European countries are slapping Uber with a penalty for the way it handled its 2016 data breach.
Dec 20, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context

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