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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
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
In open letter to Uber employees, Benchmark says it warned Kalanick over a month ago it was preparing litigation and hints of damning findings in Holder report   —  The VC firm sent a letter to Uber employees to explain why it sued Kalanick and the company.  —  Benchmark Capital sent a letter …
Aug 14, 2017, 1:54 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber's first employee, Ryan Graves, is stepping down as SVP of global operations but will stay on in his role as board director   —  Ryan Graves, who served as SVP of global operations, sent an email to staff today saying he will remain on the board.  —  Ryan Graves, the first Uber employee …
Aug 10, 2017, 1:12 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
In email to employees, Uber board member and co-founder Garrett Camp says “Travis is not returning as CEO”   —  Camp sent an email to employees on Monday afternoon.  —  Uber co-founder and board member Garrett Camp told employees that the company's former CEO Travis Kalanick …
Aug 7, 2017, 3:23 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
GM's Cruise Automation hires Didi's Charlie Miller and Uber's Chris Valasek, the security researchers who had previously hacked into moving jeeps   —  Miller left Didi after just four months.  —  Noted security experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek — famed for remotely hacking a Jeep …
Jul 29, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber overhauls driver support systems and policies in a bid to decrease turnover; drivers can expect quicker fare fixes and protection from unfair bad ratings   —  Drivers can expect quicker fare fixes and protection from bad ratings for things that are out of their control.
Jul 25, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context

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