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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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Mar 19, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber confirms it is searching for a COO who can “partner” with CEO Travis Kalanick   —  Some dream names for the job include former Disney COO Tom Staggs and CVS' Helena Foulkes.  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just told his employees at an all-hands meeting this morning that the company …
Mar 7, 2017, 1:57 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber VP of product and growth Ed Baker has resigned after 3+ years; an anonymous email to Arianna Huffington and reporters included complaint about his conduct   —  His departure is tinged by allegations made about him to those investigating the ride-hailing company's loose culture.
Mar 3, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Yahoo's head lawyer Ron Bell was fired over 2014 breach; CEO Marissa Mayer lost cash bonuses from 2016 and stock awards in 2017   —  The blame for the massive breach falls on Ron Bell and not where it belongs — at the top.  —  Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer has gotten her pay docked …
Mar 1, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber's SVP of engineering Amit Singhal is out after not disclosing to the company that he had left Google amid a dispute over sexual harassment allegation   —  Amit Singhal, a highly regarded engineer in Silicon Valley, denied the claims after top execs at the search giant presented them to him.
Feb 27, 2017, 2:42 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber CEO Kalanick tells staff in memo that former US AG Eric Holder has been hired to probe sexism allegations, and Uber will begin publishing diversity reports   —  The car-hailing company has tried to move quickly to quell the outrage over blog that alleges rampant sexism.
Feb 20, 2017, 6:43 PMIn context

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