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Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Interview with Susan Fowler, who exposed Uber's toxic workplace culture, on her new mission: ending forced arbitration for all workers, starting in California   —  The Uber whistleblower is working with the California Labor Federation to help bring awareness to a new bill.
Apr 18, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber CEO says they spent $700M in Southeast Asia before deal with Grab; source: Uber feels confident enough in India and Middle East to not retreat from there   —  As part of the deal, Uber will get a 27.5 percent stake in the company and CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will join the Grab board.
Mar 25, 2018, 10:22 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Tempe, AZ police release video of moments before fatal Uber autonomous car collision; safety driver repeatedly looks at something off-camera before collision   —  Here's what the car — and its operator — saw.  —  Three days after an Uber self-driving vehicle fatally crashed into a pedestrian in Tempe …
Mar 21, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Travis Kalanick becoming CEO of City Storage Systems, which focuses on repurposing real estate, and says his new fund is acquiring a $150M controlling interest   —  The company was formerly called CloudKitchens and was led by Diego Berdakin, an early Uber investor.  —  Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has found his new job.
Mar 20, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Ford chooses Miami to test autonomous ride-hail and delivery businesses, including pilot with Postmates and Domino's, and is setting up fleet-management center   —  The company is testing its cars in a delivery service, mapping out the streets for a driverless ride-hail service and setting up a fleet-management center.
Feb 27, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Waymo v. Uber begins with opening slides; Waymo claims Levandowski stole trade secrets, Uber says Alphabet upset over Otto acquisition and Levandowski hire   —  The trade secrets lawsuit between Uber and Alphabet's self-driving arm Waymo began today.  —  Uber and Waymo are finally having their day in court.
Feb 5, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Indian ride-hailing service Ola, which counts Didi and SoftBank as investors, is launching in Australia; Europe-based Taxify also recently launched in Australia   —  Ola, which has often touted its home-field advantage over Uber, expects to expand to a number of other countries, as well.
Jan 30, 2018, 12:05 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber has hired its first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Bo Young Lee, following a Holder Report recommendation to create the role   —  Bo Young Lee will be filling a role the Holder Report recommended that Uber create.  —  Uber has been on a C-suite hiring spree.
Jan 23, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
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

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