Ex-Uber chief allegedly knew about ex-Waymo engineer's Google info

Travis Kalanick has had a rough couple of weeks.

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Chastened Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence to Work on Self-Improvement


Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick said he will take a leave of absence, as a company review led by Eric Holder was made public. The review sketches out a plan to make radical changes to diversify Uber in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination. Kalanick accepted responsibility for widespread company problems that led to the investigation. “For the last eight years my life has always been about Uber,” he wrote in a letter to employees. “Recent events have brought home for me that people are more important than work.”

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Uber Boss Practices Brinksmanship With Apple


Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has a reputation of playing fast and loose with rules, but it appears that a maneuver his company performed on iPhones took his ride-hailing outfit to the brink of ruin a couple of years ago. When Apple discovered Uber was planting code on iPhones that persisted on the devices even after the ride-hailing app was removed, Apple CEO Tim Cook warned Kalanick in a face-to-face meeting to stop the practice or the Uber app would be kicked out of Apple’s App store, according to a report.

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A Solution for the Uber CEO's Anger Problem


Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has earned a reputation for having a short fuse. In addition to his apparent personal anger management issues, there are the stresses that come with running a giant company — and Uber recently has been losing executives. When it rains, it pours. What’s happening with Kalanick, and can Uber recover its mojo? Many people have issues with anger, but few are in the spotlight. When it shines on you, everyone pays attention. That’s especially so for successful people who are responsible for the well being of many others.

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Uber CEO apologizes for outburst at driver

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick apologized Tuesday after a video surfaced of him yelling at an Uber driver during a heated conversation about the company’s UberBlack service.

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Uber launches urgent investigation into 'abhorrent' sexual harassment claim

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has ordered an urgent investigation into the sexual harassment claim made by a female former engineer at the ride sharing app who alleged her career prospects suffered after she complained about advances from her manager.

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Uber by the Billions


Uber just celebrated its two-billionth trip in a 147-way tie, according to CEO Travis Kalanick, who shared the information in a Monday post on Facebook. Each of the drivers and riders who began their trip at 4:16 a.m. GMT on Saturday, June 18, got a $450 gift from Uber — the number is significant because Uber now operates in 450 cities across the globe, Kalanick said. The company’s growth trajectory is impressive. It took five years for Uber to notch its first billion, the CEO noted, but just another six months to hit the 2-billion ride mark.

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