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Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber's first employee, Ryan Graves, is stepping down as SVP of global operations but will stay on in his role as board director   —  Ryan Graves, who served as SVP of global operations, sent an email to staff today saying he will remain on the board.  —  Ryan Graves, the first Uber employee …
Aug 10, 2017, 1:12 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
In email to employees, Uber board member and co-founder Garrett Camp says “Travis is not returning as CEO”   —  Camp sent an email to employees on Monday afternoon.  —  Uber co-founder and board member Garrett Camp told employees that the company's former CEO Travis Kalanick …
Aug 7, 2017, 3:23 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
GM's Cruise Automation hires Didi's Charlie Miller and Uber's Chris Valasek, the security researchers who had previously hacked into moving jeeps   —  Miller left Didi after just four months.  —  Noted security experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek — famed for remotely hacking a Jeep …
Jul 29, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber overhauls driver support systems and policies in a bid to decrease turnover; drivers can expect quicker fare fixes and protection from unfair bad ratings   —  Drivers can expect quicker fare fixes and protection from bad ratings for things that are out of their control.
Jul 25, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Driverless-car tech startup Nauto raises $159M Series B led by Greylock Partners and SoftBank   —  Greylock's Reid Hoffman and SoftBank's Shu Nyatta will join Nauto's board as part of the investment.  —  Greylock Partners and SoftBank are leading a $159 series B round into auto-tech startup Nauto.
Jul 19, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Waymo court filing shows former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick knew Anthony Levandowski had taken Alphabet files in March 2016   —  Uber has also been ordered to produce a key document in the case.  —  Alphabet is asking a judge to find Uber in contempt for failing to notify the court …
Jun 24, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Recode:
Uber confirms TPG Capital partner David Trujillo appointed to board of directors   —  Bonderman stepped down last week after making a sexist remark at an Uber staff meeting.  —  David Trujillo, a partner at investment firm TPG Capital, will be taking David Bonderman's seat on Uber's board of directors, sources familiar told Recode.
Jun 21, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Possible Kalanick replacements at Uber: YouTube's Susan Wojcicki, ex-Ford CEO Alan Mulally, ex-eBay CEO John Donahoe; sources say Sandberg to stay at Facebook   —  The embattled ride-hail company needs a no-nonsense executive with some form of experience with distributed networks.
Jun 21, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Travis Kalanick says that he is taking leave from Uber for an undetermined time to deal with family tragedy, in email to employees   —  It will be for an undetermined amount of time.  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will be taking some time away from the company to grieve his mother, according to a company-wide email he just sent out.
Jun 13, 2017, 1:24 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
David Richter, who joined Uber in January 2014, replaces Emil Michael as Uber's SVP for business, having previously served as VP of strategic initiatives   —  The executive is well liked within the company, though he has remained largely under the radar.  —  Uber's new SVP of business David Richter …
Jun 13, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context

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