Uber

Uber has seen a sharp drop in new driver retention this year: Apptopia

 Uber has seen a sharp drop in retention rates for new drivers in the U.S., according to analysis of the Uber driver app provided to TechCrunch by app analytics firm Apptopia. Read More

Uber has seen a sharp drop in new driver retention this year: Apptopia

 Uber has seen a sharp drop in retention rates for new drivers in the U.S., according to analysis of the Uber driver app provided to TechCrunch by app analytics firm Apptopia. Read More

What Uber’s Leadership Change Means For Diversity In Tech

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to tech industry recruiter and consultant Y-Vonne Hutchinson about the resignation of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, and the message it sends to Silicon Valley.

As Uber’s value slips on the secondary market, Lyft’s is rising

 It’s been happening for months. The value of Uber’s shares has been falling on the secondary market, hammered by a barrage of press attention paid to its real and perceived misdeeds. That slip is widely seen as the reason Uber investors strong-armed CEO Travis Kalanick out of his role as CEO on Tuesday night. As numerous sources confirmed to us yesterday (and The Information… Read More

Uber Staffers Are Signing a Petition to Reinstate Ex-CEO Travis Kalanick

'TK, no matter his flaws (everyone has them) was one of the best leaders I have seen.'

Uber Staffers Are Signing a Petition to Reinstate Ex-CEO Travis Kalanick

'TK, no matter his flaws (everyone has them) was one of the best leaders I have seen.'

Some Uber employees are reportedly petitioning for Travis Kalanick to stay

 There’s a petition circulating among Uber employees asking the board of directors to let Travis Kalanick return to the company, Recode reports. The email going around talks about how Kalanick is “critical” to the company’s future success. It ultimately asks employees to show their support for Kalanick and push for him to get reinstated in an operational role. Read More

Travis Kalanick may have resigned as Uber’s CEO — but he isn’t going away

With his resignation Tuesday from the chief executive officer job at Uber, Travis Kalanick joins the pantheon of company founders who've made the difficult move beyond life as their company's CEO, even if temporarily. Some did it by choice: Howard Schultz, Ralph Lauren. Plenty of others didn't: …

Waymo filing says ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick knew engineer had Google info

 In the ongoing legal case between Uber and Waymo, a new filing suggests Uber knew that Anthony Levandowski possessed Google information as of last March, before Otto’s acquisition. The former Google self-driving project engineer founded Otto, and then joined Uber to lead its self-driving efforts when Otto was acquired by the ride hailing giant. Waymo’s new filing cites a response… Read More

In the Fight Against Sexual Harassment, Money Trumps Morals

Sexism and harassment are bad....when they start hurting the bottom line.