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Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber details new safety measures for its autonomous vehicle program in report, says it's applying to resume testing of vehicles in autonomous mode in Pittsburgh   —  Ride-hailing giant said it would improve its software and training and keep two test drivers in every vehicle
Nov 2, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Lime has hired Uber's former business chief David Richter to oversee M&A, sales strategy, and other finance operations; he will also serve as interim CFO   —  David Richter will serve as Lime's chief of business, where he will oversee mergers and acquisitions, sales strategy and other finance operations
Oct 30, 2018, 1:30 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Cameron Poetzscher, a top dealmaker at Uber, has resigned following report about allegations of sexual misconduct   —  Executive steps down following WSJ article revealing allegations of sexual misconduct  —  Uber Technologies Inc.'s top deal maker, Cameron Poetzscher, has resigned from the company …
Oct 22, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
As the scandal of Khashoggi's disappearance grows, Silicon Valley is mostly quiet on its connections to Saudi Arabia, the largest funding source for US startups   —  The kingdom is now the largest single investor for U.S. startups, with stakes in Uber, WeWork and Magic Leap
Oct 16, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber could be valued at $120B in an IPO as soon as early 2019, nearly double its valuation two months ago, according to proposals from banks   —  Eye-popping offering, which could take place early next year, is nearly double the ride-hailing company's valuation in a fundraising round two months ago
Oct 16, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: late 2017 probe of Cameron Poetzscher, a top dealmaker at Uber, found troubling behavior like sexually charged comments; he was censured, then promoted   —  Uber gave Cameron Poetzscher a warning, reduced his bonus and mandated sensitivity coaching after investigation found pattern of sexually suggestive comments
Sep 26, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Toyota to invest $500M in Uber, valuing it at ~$72B, slightly higher than last valuation, and will jointly develop driverless vehicles as part of deal   —  Auto maker and ride-hailing company will jointly work on driverless-vehicle development as part of investment
Aug 27, 2018, 2:27 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber is being investigated by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over gender discrimination, a probe which began last August   —  EEOC investigators have been seeking information related to hiring practices, pay disparity and other matters
Jul 16, 2018, 12:17 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber's chief product officer Jeff Holden, who helped to develop Uber Pool and oversaw its flying-taxi initiative, is leaving the company on Thursday   —  Company had hired Holden from Groupon in 2014  —  Uber Technologies Inc.'s chief product officer, Jeff Holden, who helped develop Uber Pool …
May 17, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Ahead of next year's IPO, Uber's 3-year search for a CFO continues as sources say multiple people turned down the job and CEO wants at least a 5-year commitment   —  The ride-hailing company's leading candidate, the CFO at VMware, has indicated he would likely withdraw
May 11, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context

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