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Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, in a 2013 email, advised employees on when sex is permissible for a Miami company celebration   —  “Do not have sex with another employee UNLESS ...”  —  In what is arguably an unusual email for the very top executive to send to employees, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick advised …
Jun 8, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: after AOL and Yahoo merger closes, layoffs could reach 1,000 jobs, or under 20% of combined company   —  As the troubled deal is finally culminated, it's time for cuts.  —  According to sources, layoffs are expected to take place across AOL and Yahoo that could number up to 1,000 jobs.
Jun 7, 2017, 5:40 PMIn context
Recode:
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
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber hires Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei as SVP of leadership and strategy as it prepares to release internal workplace investigation results   —  The well-regarded academic, who has focused on gender and diversity problems in the workplace, will also have to deal with results …
Jun 5, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber says that Travis Kalanick's mother has died in a boating accident; his father is in serious condition   —  Travis Kalanick's father Donald was seriously injured.  —  Bonnie Kalanick, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, has died in a boating accident, a company spokesperson said.
May 27, 2017, 5:02 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber's Kalanick cancels Code Conference interview, cites delay on Eric Holder-led company culture report as reason; director Arianna Huffington will go instead   —  The embattled CEO says he has to stay at the office due to the delayed Holder report on Uber's troubled culture.
May 1, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Susan Fowler, the Stripe employee who exposed harassment at Uber, is named editor-in-chief of Increment, Stripe's new quarterly magazine for software engineers   —  The techie who became famous for her blog about the sorry state of Uber will run Increment.  —  Susan Fowler …
Apr 13, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Internal Uber email says Rachel Whetstone, SVP of global public policy and communications, will leave the company and be replaced by deputy Jill Hazelbaker   —  The longtime PR pro is being replaced by her deputy Jill Hazelbaker.  —  According to an internal email from Uber CEO Travis Kalanick …
Apr 11, 2017, 6:27 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
TaskRabbit exploring a sale after the firm received inbound interest from a strategic buyer, CEO confirms; sources say there is more than one interested buyer   —  The gig economy startup has hired advisers after a possible purchaser surfaced during a recent funding process.
Apr 7, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Marissa Mayer will not be part of Verizon's AOL-Yahoo combined company Oath, which will be led by AOL CEO Tim Armstrong   —  The Yahoo CEO is on her way out, say sources, which is really no surprise.  —  According to sources, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will not be continuing …
Apr 3, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context

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