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Uber in legal crosshairs over hack cover-up

Nov 23, 2017 - 1:36 PM

Stolen files include names, email addresses, and mobile phone numbers for riders, and the names and driver license information of some 600,000 drivers, according to Uber

Uber gives green light for sale of stake to Japan's SoftBank

Nov 13, 2017 - 10:50 AM

(UPDATED) 'We've entered into an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and Dragoneer on a potential investment,' a company statement says

Uber board trims power of former chief Kalanick

Oct 04, 2017 - 10:26 AM

The board also votes unanimously to move forward with a billion-dollar investment by Japanese telco giant SoftBank

KALANICK. A picture taken on January 18, 2015 shows Travis Kalanick, co-founder of the US transportation network company Uber, speaking during the opening of the Digital Life Design (DLD) Conference in Munich, southern Germany. Photo by Tobias Hase/AFP


TIMELINE: Uber's woes leading up to Travis Kalanick's resignation

Jun 22, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Uber s protracted hard times hit a climax with its CEO and co founder s resignation Here s a list of the big issues the company has faced since 2013

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Jun 21, 2017 - 8:38 PM

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Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO

Jun 21, 2017 - 1:54 PM

UPDATED Uber co founder Travis Kalanick steps down as chief executive of the company after pressure from investors amid controversies

OUT. A picture taken on January 18, 2015 shows Travis Kalanick, co-founder Uber, in Munich, Germany. Tobias Hase/DPA/AFP

Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick to take leave of absence

Jun 14, 2017 - 2:16 AM

If we are going to work on Uber 2 0 I also need to work on Travis 2 0 to become the leader that this company needs and that you deserve the Uber CEO writes in an email to employees

This file photo taken on December 2013 shows Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber, a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire, speaking during a session of the LeWeb 2013 event in Saint-Denis near Paris. AFP PHOTO / FILES / ERIC PIERMONT

Uber president Jeff Jones quits

Mar 20, 2017 - 2:04 PM

The company s former second highest executive cites differences in beliefs and approach to leadership

A picture taken on December 28, 2016 in Paris shows the logo of Uber.  Since its debut in 2010, Uber has grown into a worldwide phenomenon despite regulatory hurdles and resistance from traditional taxi operators. / AFP PHOTO / Lionel BONAVENTURE

Uber launches 'urgent' sexual harassment investigation

Feb 20, 2017 - 6:40 PM

A former Uber engineer claims that her manager made sexual advances shortly after she joined the company at the end of 2015

UBER. A picture taken on December 28, 2016 in Paris shows the logo of Uber.  File photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

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Feb 03, 2017 - 8:56 PM

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Uber chief quits Trump advisory group after uproar

Feb 03, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Outraged Uber riders and drivers form DeleteUber movement and forces Uber boss Travis Kalanick to step down from Trump group

KALANICK. The Uber chief stepped down Photo by Tobias Hase/AFP

Uber launches groundbreaking driverless car service

Sep 14, 2016 - 6:33 PM

Four of the Ford Fusion hybrids with their ungainly rooftop load of technology will be deployed to select customers on Wednesday with the company showing at least a dozen more ready to put on the streets

UBER GOES DRIVERLESS. This file photo taken on March 25, 2015 shows an UBER application shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC. File photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP

Uber gets another $200M for emerging markets push

Feb 13, 2016 - 12:17 AM

San Francisco based Uber which allows individuals to offer rides via a smartphone application expands to hundreds of cities worldwide and more than 60 countries drawing protests from the taxi industry and regulators

UBER UP. Uber gets an extra push from LetterOne. Image from Uber.

Uber hits roadblock as CEO charged in South Korea

Dec 24, 2014 - 9:45 PM

The charges which carry a maximum penalty of two years in jail or a 20 million won 18 150 fine comes with the company facing criticism and bad publicity around the world despite its high levels of popularity

This file photo taken on December 2013 shows Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber, a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire, speaking during a session of the LeWeb 2013 event in Saint-Denis near Paris. AFP PHOTO / FILES / ERIC PIERMONT

Indian capital bans Uber after alleged rape

Dec 09, 2014 - 4:59 AM

The popular but controversial service is under heavy criticism in India since a young company executive says she had been raped by an Uber driver who had previously been accused of assault

UBER. An Uber car driver. File Photo/Rappler

Uber now valued at $40 billion

Dec 05, 2014 - 2:28 PM

Uber chief Travis Kalanick says the money will fuel expansion especially in the Asia Pacific region

UBER. Uber signage in front of their headquarters in San Francisco, California, USA, 14 November 2014. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Uber exec suggests investigating critical journalists

Nov 19, 2014 - 3:46 PM

Backlash against ride sharing service Uber follows an off handed remark made by an Uber Senior Vice President for Business Emil Michael about snooping on journalists to deflect criticism

UBER. Uber signage in front of their headquarters in San Francisco, California, USA, 14 November 2014. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA