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Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Tumult at Uber, including the departure of president Jeff Jones, has complicated the COO search; source says Tim Armstrong and ex-Walt Disney COO in contention   —  Jeff Jones, who resigned as president, clashed with the CEO and unsuccessfully advocated for in-app tipping and other changes.  —  by
Mar 21, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Dashcam video showing Uber CEO Travis Kalanick lecture “bankrupt” driver about “responsibility” emerges at difficult moment for the company   —  Travis Kalanick tells a driver to take responsibility for his problems and boasts about a tough culture.  —  by
Feb 28, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Sources: Uber employees of four or more years can sell up to 10% of their shares, paid out over many months if they remain with the company   —  With no public offering imminent, the $69 billion ride-hailing startup is buying back shares from longtime staff.  —  by
Feb 16, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Some Uber drivers in the US are sleeping in their cars so they can drive in cities with higher fares that are far away from their home, maximizing work hours   —  In the 1970s, the Safeway grocery store in San Francisco's gleaming Marina neighborhood, known as the Social Safeway, was a cornerstone of the pre-Tinder dating scene.
Jan 24, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Munchery CEO James Beriker says company's co-founders Tri Tran and Conrad Chu will leave at end of the month; sources say company to cut about 30 employees   —  The reductions affected chefs, photographers, and the business side  —  Food delivery startup Munchery cut about 30 employees this week.
Jan 11, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Technology:
Review of overlooked tech trends in 2016: faster broadband speeds, growth of digital currencies, the success of tech M&A, more   —  I'm on a flight home to Macon, Georgia, reading Hillbilly Elegy like much of the rest of Silicon Valley.  I'm trying to figure out how I misread the American electorate so fundamentally.
Jan 1, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Source: Uber lost $2.2B+ in first 9 months of 2016, with $800M+ in Q3 excluding Chinese ops; firm on track to exceed $5.5B in net revenue this year   —  Ride-hailing company's annual loss may hit $3 billion by year's end  —  Even as Uber Technologies Inc. exited China, the company's financial loss has remained eye-popping.
Dec 19, 2016, 9:00 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Uber expands partnership with WageWorks, which lets UberPool users pay for commutes with pretax funds, to more US cities, including San Francisco, Boston, more   —  Uber Technologies Inc. is expanding a partnership with WageWorks Inc. that allows users of the ride-sharing giant's UberPool service …
Dec 13, 2016, 2:01 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Opendoor raises $210M led by Norwest Venture Partners to expand to new cities next year, sources say at a valuation of at least $1B   —  Silicon Valley's club of unicorn startups hasn't been growing as fast as it once was, and its newest member is unlike most of is venture-backed peers.
Nov 30, 2016, 6:55 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Munchery hires James Beriker of Simply Hired as its new CEO amid struggles with food waste   —  Munchery, a San Francisco startup that cooks and delivers meals to hundreds of thousands of customers in a handful of U.S. cities, has begged its cooks to bring down the cost of the ingredients, according to current and former employees.
Nov 21, 2016, 9:30 PMIn context

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