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Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Uber CEO search has devolved into bitter, personal struggle between Kalanick, who wants to retain control, and Benchmark, with others caught in between   —  Will it be Jeff Immelt or some other dark-horse candidate?  Or can HPE exec Meg Whitman be turned from a hard “No” to a “Yes, please”?
Aug 24, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: former General Electric chairman Jeff Immelt is now favored by a majority of Uber's board to become CEO; a vote is likely in the next two weeks   —  Sources said a board vote is expected within two weeks.  —  Former General Electric chairman Jeff Immelt has become the frontrunner candidate …
Aug 19, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber's board, minus Kalanick and Benchmark's Matt Cohler, say in statement they are “disappointed” in Benchmark's suit, effectively declining to endorse it   —  This is Uber's first comment on the suit.  All members except Kalanick and Benchmark signed the statement.
Aug 11, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Google CEO Sundar Pichai cancels all-hands meeting, citing leak of questions and employees' names; sources say some employees have experienced doxxing   —  Doxxing of search company staffers had already started.  —  Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled the company's much-anticipated meeting to talk about gender issues today.
Aug 10, 2017, 7:32 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: some directors worry Travis Kalanick is trying to game the outcome in favor of his return after he told several people he was “Steve Jobs-ing it”   —  As the car-hailing company searches for cohesion, the former CEO has told some he is “Steve Jobs-ing it.”
Jul 31, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Katie Couric is ending her Yahoo show and departing Oath, but will work with Oath case-by-case for projects   —  But the longtime TV news star will still work with the company on a project basis  —  Katie Couric is ending her Web interview show for Yahoo, Oath confirmed after Recode contacted the company about the development.
Jul 28, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources on Uber CEO search: Sheryl Sandberg, Susan Wojcicki, Tom Staggs, Alan Mulally, and Arianna Huffington have little to no interest in the job   —  Uber wants a global CEO — like easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall.  —  I know it's fun to speculate on the various CEO candidates who might take over at Uber.
Jul 13, 2017, 4:48 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
With her blog post about toxic bro-culture at Uber, Susan Fowler proved that one person can make a difference   —  The former engineer took a big swing at the car-hailing giant, and did us all an even bigger favor.  —  It was Lao Tzu who said that “the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Jun 22, 2017, 10:50 AMIn 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
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Slack is raising $500M at a $5B post-money valuation, leading to acquisition interest from Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Salesforce   —  The business communications company has gotten acquisition offers in the past from Microsoft and others  —  Slack, the popular business communications company …
Jun 15, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context

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