Keep track of those ‘Uber appointments.’Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock By Shannon Connellan2018-01-01 23:47:03 UTC Remember a time before Uber? Your grandma does, and she’s more pure than this world will ever be again. Especially reddit user ck2400’s grandma, who presented her grandchild with a 2018 weekly pocket planner because she “thought this would be good for yourRead More
Here’s to 2018.Image: JEFF CHIU/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK By Sasha Lekach and Kerry Flynn2017-12-16 03:07:37 UTC The disasters that former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick left in his wake at his popular ride-hailing app company was one of this year’s biggest tech industry stories. Now, as we wrap up the year, Uber (through a court case) has gifted usRead More
Uber’s Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and his top aide have both been forced out of the company in an act of penance for the revelation that the company suffered a breach in October 2016 in which hackers stole personal data from 50,000,000 riders and 7,000,000 drivers, including 600,000 drivers’ US driving license numbers;Read More
Uber is offering basic sign language lessons in its app, in an effort to support its deaf and hard of hearing drivers. Riders in North America will be able to see a card in the Uber app’s messages section, offering to teach basic greetings such as “hello” and “thank you” in American Sign Language (ASL).Read More
He’s not quitting or being fired, but Uber CEO Travis Kalanik won’t be at the office next week, or any other week in the near future. Yesterday saw another top executive quit, amid an uninterrupted string of scandals at the ride-hailing company.
His decision comes as Uber finally unveiled the findings ofRead More
Beleaguered rideshare behemoth Uber is in hot water over an internal culture in which sexual and racial harassment ran riot. At a big company-wide meeting on Uber’s sexual harassment problem, billionaire board member David Bonderman made what he later admitted was an “inappropriate” comment about women. Why are we not surprised?
The incident comesRead More