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Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Didi Chuxing confirms it has acquired Brazilian ride-hailing company 99, reports say for ~$600M, as it expands into Latin America   —  The ride-hail company is buying Brazilian app 99.  —  Didi is bolstering its international presence in a major ride-hail market: Brazil.
Jan 3, 2018, 2:57 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Unsealed letter by attorney of former Uber security employee Richard Jacobs, released in Uber-Waymo trial, claims Uber spied on competitors and employees   —  The letter has been submitted as evidence in Alphabet's lawsuit against Uber.  —  A 37-page letter that details allegations …
Dec 15, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber says its head of driver product, Aaron Schildkrout, is leaving the company after three years, as the firm concludes its 180-day driver improvement campaign   —  Aaron Schildkrout joined Uber in 2015.  —  Uber's head of driver product, Aaron Schildkrout, is leaving the company after three years.
Dec 13, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber has settled the lawsuit with a woman whose medical files the company accessed after she was raped by Uber driver in India   —  The woman, who was raped by her Uber driver in India, sued the company for intrusion of privacy and defamation.  —  Uber has settled a lawsuit with a woman who was raped by her Uber driver in India.
Dec 8, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
GM's self-driving division Cruise hires AG Gangadhar as CTO; Gangadhar previously headed Uber unit discussed by Susan Fowler in her post on toxic workplaces   —  Susan Fowler, who worked under AG Gangadhar while at Uber, criticized the hire.  —  GM's autonomous car division, Cruise …
Nov 30, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Lyft adds in-app support for Google Maps to its drivers app   —  Lyft is working with Google Maps.  —  As the battle to win over ride-hail drivers continues, Lyft is working to improve its driver experience relative to Uber, its larger rival.  The next step: Making it easier for drivers to know where they're supposed to be going.
Oct 12, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber's Otto due diligence report disclosed in Uber v. Waymo, shows Levandowski met with Uber execs before leaving Google, had Google work emails on personal PC   —  Alphabet had been fighting to get ahold of this document for months over the course of its litigation against Uber.
Oct 2, 2017, 10:02 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Lidar sensor startup Luminar announces that Toyota Research Institute is using their sensors in the newest version of TRI's autonomous platform   —  It's a vote of confidence for lidar maker Luminar, facing competition from behemoths like Velodyne.  —  A startup that makes a key sensor …
Sep 27, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
NTSB says causes of fatal Tesla crash in May 2016 included driver's over-reliance on Autopilot, approves safety recommendations for automakers, DoT, and NHTSA   —  The National Transportation Safety Board met on Tuesday to determine the cause of May's fatal Tesla crash.
Sep 12, 2017, 12:28 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources: Chris Saad, head of Uber's developer platform, leaves company after nearly two years, says cost of losing Kalanick as CEO will be incalculable   —  Saad has been at Uber since November 2015.  —  Chris Saad, a product manager of Uber's developer platform, is leaving the company after close to two years, sources tell Recode.
Aug 15, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context

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