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Sources: Uber exec obtained medical records of rider raped in India in '14, and was fired only after media inquiries; Kalanick, Michael doubted victim's claims   —  Sources say Eric Alexander carried around confidential information about a woman who was assaulted during a ride in India in 2014.
Jun 7, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Apple marketing executive Bozoma Saint John is joining Uber as its chief brand officer   —  As Uber comes under fire for its internal practices, Saint John will be charged with telling the company's story better.  —  Uber is in the midst of dealing with a myriad of internal issues that have seeped into the public arena.
Jun 6, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
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Sources: Uber board director Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham may come under scrutiny in the sexual harassment investigation and could be fired   —  Several sources suspect that board member and executive Ryan Graves and CTO Thuan Pham will be found liable.  —  Uber's investigation …
May 16, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
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Mark Rosekind, the former head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration under Obama, joins stealth startup Zoox as chief safety innovation officer   —  Mark Rosekind, the former head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is now at secretive self-driving startup Zoox as its chief safety innovation officer.
Apr 3, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
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Google, Uber losing talent to startups, car makers as competition heats up in self-driving industry; Uber has lost about 20 engineers since buying Otto in 2016   —  With every defection, Uber and Google are feeding the fire of their own competition.  —  As competition in the self-driving industry …
Mar 30, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
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Sources shed light on Uber's self-driving car mess: slow progress on tech, haphazard public demos, and ATG talent exodus triggered by Otto acquisition   —  The company's self-driving division is in a “mini civil war,” according to insiders.  —  For Uber, the embattled ride-hail juggernaut …
Mar 24, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
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Internal docs: Uber's 43 self-driving cars drove 20,365 miles last week with human intervention every 0.8 miles and “critical interventions” every 200 miles   —  A first look at Uber's progress.  —  Some of Uber's self-driving cars aren't driving as smoothly as the company hoped they would.
Mar 16, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
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Didi Chuxing opens AI lab in Mountain View, California, and hires Uber engineer Charlie Miller to lead security and development teams   —  The Mountain View lab will focus on AI-based security and intelligent driving systems for cars.  —  Didi, China's largest ride-hail player, is getting serious about self-driving cars.
Mar 8, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says he's seeking “leadership help” in note apologizing for how he treated a driver in leaked video   —  Kalanick responded to a video that surfaced today of him yelling at an Uber driver.  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has issued yet another apology …
Feb 28, 2017, 9:21 PMIn context
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Meet Bernard Coleman III, Uber's diversity officer since January; sources say he's fast tracking the company's first diversity report after recent scandal   —  The new diversity officer at the car-hailing phenom is working to quickly get out a new diversity report.
Feb 27, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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