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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
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber settles Waymo suit, pledges not to use Waymo's trade secrets; Waymo to get 0.34% stake in Uber which sources say would be worth ~$245M at $72B valuation   —  Under settlement, Uber also will give Waymo equity worth about $245 million  —  Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to settle a lawsuit …
Feb 9, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SoftBank succeeds in bid to buy big Uber stake, will likely limit stake to ~15% of company; deal values Uber at $48B, down 30% from last valuation   —  Uber shareholders tendered about 20% of company to SoftBank, sources say  —  SoftBank Group Corp. has succeeded in its bid to buy …
Dec 28, 2017, 1:04 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber to sell US subprime auto-leasing business, Xchange Leasing, to car marketplace Fair.com; net book value of Xchange's 30K+ vehicles was ~$400M   —  Ride-hailing firm had planned to wind down the business after losses  —  Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to sell …
Dec 26, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Study: increases and decreases in Uber's base fare have little effect on long-term driver earnings   —  Study co-authored by company finds drivers inevitably take home about the same earnings whether fares go up or down  —  Hours before Uber Technologies Inc.'s chief executive resigned in June …
Nov 12, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber-SoftBank deal in jeopardy, after Kalanick pushed back on provision requiring majority of board to approve any directors he appoints in the future   —  The fresh infighting shows how Mr. Kalanick's role continues to loom over the ride-hailing giant
Nov 1, 2017, 2:57 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber board member Arianna Huffington says the firm will likely reach a deal with SoftBank within a week   —  Uber board member Arianna Huffington says the Japanese firm could get a sizable stake in the ride-hailing firm  —  Media mogul Arianna Huffington said it's time to stop worshipping …
Oct 17, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context

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