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New York Times:
At congressional grilling over Russian meddling, Google used its failures in social as cover from criticism targeted at companies like Facebook and Twitter   —  SAN FRANCISCO — After years of trying unsuccessfully to build a social network to rival Facebook, Google finally got something out of all of its failures: cover.
Nov 4, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Uber board will add 6 new seats, approves resolution for Uber to go public by 2019; Benchmark conditionally agrees to drop its lawsuit against Kalanick   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber's board of directors voted on Tuesday for governance changes that reshape the balance of power …
Oct 3, 2017, 7:28 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Russian efforts included FB pages named Secured Borders, LGBT United, Defend the 2nd, alongside formerly reported fake Blacktivist and Muslim accounts   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Russians who posed as Americans on Facebook last year tried on quite an array of disguises.
Oct 2, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Ford and Lyft announce partnership to develop and test autonomous vehicle designs and tech, with aim of putting Ford's self-driving vehicles on Lyft's network   —  SAN FRANCISCO — For Lyft, winning the race to create the first fully self-driving vehicles on the road is a far from lonely pursuit.
Sep 27, 2017, 12:25 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
UberEats has become a surprise standout for Uber; the company says the food delivery service is profitable in 27 of the 108 cities where it's offered   —  SAN FRANCISCO — For years, Bob Gordon, the owner of Footprints Cafe in Brooklyn, handled the delivery of his restaurant's meals …
Sep 24, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources detail Uber CEO process: Immelt withdrew early, Whitman overplayed her hand by negotiating for more control, then board went decisively to Khosrowshahi   —  SAN FRANCISCO — By last Friday afternoon, most of Uber's eight directors had gathered in San Francisco for a board meeting.
Aug 29, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Uber board mulls offers from SoftBank and a Dragoneer-led coalition to buy from shareholders at discount from last valuation, plus a Pishevar-led offer   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber's board has voted to move forward on proposals by two investment groups to buy shares in the ride-hailing service …
Aug 13, 2017, 8:28 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Inside Uber's CEO search, and how the divided board lost Meg Whitman, while worrying potential Softbank investment may give too much power to Travis Kalanick   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Some members of Uber's eight-person board were excited about the idea of Meg Whitman becoming the ride-hailing company's next chief executive.
Jul 30, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources detail how the pressure on Travis Kalanick played out in the days and hours leading to his resignation   —  Travis Kalanick's final hours as Uber's chief executive played out in a private room in a downtown Chicago hotel on Tuesday.  —  There, Mr. Kalanick, who was on a trip …
Jun 21, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO, sources say after pressure from Benchmark, First Round, Lowercase, Menlo, and Fidelity; he will remain on Uber's board   —  Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and that he built …
Jun 21, 2017, 1:25 AMIn context

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