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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SoftBank could invest up to $10B in Uber for a 17-22% stake, with one source saying the negotiations could conclude as early as next week   —  Japanese firm proposes investment that could total as much as $10 billion  —  An ambitious, monthslong drive by SoftBank Group Corp. 9984 -1.04% …
Sep 14, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: FBI is investigating Uber over use of defunct “Hell” program that tracked drivers working for competitors like Lyft   —  Investigators looking at whether Uber's defunct ‘Hell’ internal program was used to interfere illegally with competitors
Sep 8, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
In first appearance before Uber staff, Khosrowshahi says timeline for Uber IPO is 18-36 months, and he wants to bring in a chairman to be his partner on board   —  In first appearance before ride-hailing firm's employees, Dara Khosrowshahi says timeline for IPO between 18 to 36 months
Aug 30, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
US court of appeals rules online ToS are binding irrespective of whether users read them, no matter how long or hard to read companies like Uber make them   —  Federal court finds online agreements are binding, regardless of whether customers read or understand them
Aug 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber plans to close or sell most of its US car-leasing division to stem unsustainably high losses, just two years after starting the business   —  Move by the ride-hailing company is due to unsustainably high losses  —  Uber Technologies Inc. plans to wind down its U.S. subprime car-leasing division …
Aug 8, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
US district judge dismisses US Chamber of Commerce's lawsuit against City of Seattle, over law that would give Uber and Lyft drivers the right to unionize   —  Judge dismisses a challenge to a law that enables ride-hailing drivers to unionize  —  A federal judge on Tuesday dealt a setback …
Aug 2, 2017, 2:36 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber Chief Business Officer Emil Michael is planning to resign as soon as Monday   —  Uber Technologies Inc. executive Emil Michael, one of Chief Executive Travis Kalanick's closest confidants, is planning to resign as soon as Monday amid an ongoing investigation into the company's workplace culture …
Jun 11, 2017, 12:27 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber is in advanced talks to acquire the engineering team of Luxe, a car-parking startup which has raised a total of $75M+   —  While Uber Technologies wrestles with a string of controversies, the ride-hailing company is in advanced talks to acquire much of the engineering team …
Jun 8, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber says Q1 revenue was $3.4B, up 18% from last quarter, loss was $708M, down from $991M; head of finance Gautam Gupta to leave July   —  Uber said its head of finance is leaving as the ride-hailing company reported continued big losses despite growing revenue, adding to an exodus …
May 31, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber underpaid NYC drivers for past 2.5 years, is refunding them the difference plus interest, which may cost the firm upwards of $45M   —  The ride-hailing company says it is refunding the money after miscalculating its commissions  —  Uber Technologies Inc. on Tuesday said it mistakenly underpaid …
May 23, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context

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