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Uber used software to intentionally evade 16 government officials in Portland: Report
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Uber used software to intentionally evade 16 government officials in Portland: Report

A sweeping investigation by the city of Portland, Oregon, found that Uber Technologies used a software tool to intentionally evade 16 government officials.

Uber agrees to two decades of audits after regulators find it guilty of breaching the privacy of its users
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Uber agrees to two decades of audits after regulators find it guilty of breaching the privacy of its users

Uber is now consumed by in-fighting among a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after an investor lawsuit was filed against Travis Kalanick.

Uber to adopt recommendations from Holder investigations
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Uber to adopt recommendations from Holder investigations

The board's decisions follow a series of public-relations crises for Uber. The company faces a criminal probe related to a technology it created called Greyball that was used to deceive regulators in cities where it was operating.

Department of Justice starts a criminal probe against Uber for using ‘Greyball’ to evade govt officials
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Department of Justice starts a criminal probe against Uber for using ‘Greyball’ to evade govt officials

The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators.

Uber used a secret program called 'Hell' to track Lyft drivers says report
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Uber used a secret program called 'Hell' to track Lyft drivers says report

A new report says Uber used a secret programe dubbed "Hell' to track Lyft drivers to see if they were driving for both ride-hailing services and otherwise stifle competition.

Uber to stop using secret tool to evade law enforcement regulators
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Uber to stop using secret tool to evade law enforcement regulators

The "Greyball" programme used geolocation data, credit card information, social media accounts, and other data to profile app users they believed to be involved in sting operations.

Uber looking at methods to improve relationship with local regulators
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Uber looking at methods to improve relationship with local regulators

Uber Technologies Inc is working to mend its relationship with regulators as pressure mounts for the company to improve its business practices and temper Chief Executive Travis Kalanick's aggressive leadership style.

Uber used secret Greyball program to avoid law enforcement authorities across the world
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Uber used secret Greyball program to avoid law enforcement authorities across the world

Uber for years has used a secret tool to avoid authorities in markets where its service faced resistance by law enforcement or was banned.

Uber used a secret tool to avoid law enforcement, displayed 'ghost cars'
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Uber used a secret tool to avoid law enforcement, displayed 'ghost cars'

Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc for years has used a secret tool to avoid authorities in markets where its service faced resistance by law enforcement or was banned, the company confirmed on Friday.

Uber confirms it used secret tool 'Greyball' for years to deceive authorities in banned areas
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Uber confirms it used secret tool 'Greyball' for years to deceive authorities in banned areas

The programme called Greyball uses data from the Uber app and other methods to identify and circumvent officials who aimed to ticket or apprehend drivers in cities that opposed its operations