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Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick severs ties with ride-services firm; sells all his shares to focus on industrial kitchens
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Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick severs ties with ride-services firm; sells all his shares to focus on industrial kitchens

When Kalanick resigned in the summer of 2017, the company had been through a bruising six months during which employees accused the former CEO of fostering a toxic work culture that encouraged sexual harassment and bullying

Uber's market debut sours most anticipated IPO since Facebook; only about a fifth of IPOs have ended first day of trading in red
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Uber's market debut sours most anticipated IPO since Facebook; only about a fifth of IPOs have ended first day of trading in red

Uber's IPO was a watershed moment for the decade-old company, which was started after its founders struggled to find a cab on a snowy night.

As IPO nears, Uber clings to hard-knuckled tactics in pursuit of growth; 'old habits die hard', says former manager
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As IPO nears, Uber clings to hard-knuckled tactics in pursuit of growth; 'old habits die hard', says former manager

Uber’s sharp-elbowed business tactics, detailed by lawmakers, city staff and regulators across the globe, as well as drivers and former employees, continue to drive the company.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, management team take IPO roadshow to New York as demand builds up
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, management team take IPO roadshow to New York as demand builds up

Uber is set to price its $10 billion IPO on 9 May, seeking a valuation of up to $90 billion

Uber has quietly filed paperwork for an initial public offering: Report
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Uber has quietly filed paperwork for an initial public offering: Report

Uber’s valuation in its most recent private financing was $76 billion.

Uber to pay $148 million as penalty for failing to disclose the 2016 data breach
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Uber to pay $148 million as penalty for failing to disclose the 2016 data breach

The amount is the largest among attorneys general settlements in privacy cases.

Uber not inclined to sell its self driving unit, ahead of an IPO in 2019
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Uber not inclined to sell its self driving unit, ahead of an IPO in 2019

The ride-hailing company will not sell its Advanced Technologies Group “at this time."

Uber hires financial services veteran as CFO after lengthy search, paving way for IPO
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Uber hires financial services veteran as CFO after lengthy search, paving way for IPO

Previous Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick had shown little interest in hiring a replacement for the CFO positions, but the search stepped up last year under new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

Uber hires CFO after a hiatus of 3-years, ahead of a 'complicated' IPO in 2019
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Uber hires CFO after a hiatus of 3-years, ahead of a 'complicated' IPO in 2019

The CFO position in Uber has been empty since 2015, when Brent Callinicos departed.

Uber executive Liane Hornsey resigns following allegations of racial discrimination made by anonymous group
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Uber executive Liane Hornsey resigns following allegations of racial discrimination made by anonymous group

The allegations against Hornsey and Uber’s human resources department more broadly were made by an anonymous group that claims to be Uber employees of color.

Uber's license renewal in London to see the light of day in a ruling today
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Uber's license renewal in London to see the light of day in a ruling today

Uber overhauled its policies after Transport for London refused to renew its licence

Uber's CPO and head of flying car division is the latest senior exec to leave the company
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Uber's CPO and head of flying car division is the latest senior exec to leave the company

Holden oversaw Uber Elevate, the company’s flying car operation, which is now headed by Eric Allison

Uber plans to stop sharing rider drop and pickup location history with drivers
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Uber plans to stop sharing rider drop and pickup location history with drivers

To protect user data from possible misuse, Uber has decided that instead of these details, a broad location of the riders would be shown in the driver's app

US court rules that UberBLACK drivers are independent contractors and not its employees
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US court rules that UberBLACK drivers are independent contractors and not its employees

A US District Judge Michael Baylson on 11 April said San Francisco-based Uber does not exert enough control over drivers for its limo service

Uber will begin annual criminal background checks of drivers in US to keep riders safe
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Uber will begin annual criminal background checks of drivers in US to keep riders safe

Other safety features include buttons in the Uber app that allow riders to call 911 in an emergency.

Uber sells SE Asian operations to Grab: Firm may focus on open markets like India where operations are easier, say experts
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Uber sells SE Asian operations to Grab: Firm may focus on open markets like India where operations are easier, say experts

With an IPO scheduled for 2019, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will focus on consolidating the firm's prospects in markets where it has a strong presence.

Uber's self-driving car kills a pedestrian in Arizona who was crossing the road
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Uber's self-driving car kills a pedestrian in Arizona who was crossing the road

The ride services company said it was suspending North American tests of its self-driving vehicles, which are currently going on in Arizona, Pittsburgh and Toronto.

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to start investment fund called 10100; to focus on India, China
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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to start investment fund called 10100; to focus on India, China

The fund will oversee for-profit investments as well as non-profit work and focus on education and future of cities

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick plans to create jobs in India, China with launch of '10,100 Fund'
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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick plans to create jobs in India, China with launch of '10,100 Fund'

Travis Kalanick co-founded Uber in 2009 and made the ride-hailing app one of the world's most valuable companies.

Former Uber chief Travis Kalanick to start investment fund called '10100' aimed at emerging innovation in India and China
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Former Uber chief Travis Kalanick to start investment fund called '10100' aimed at emerging innovation in India and China

The theme of the new fund will be to invest in real estate, ecommerce and emerging innovation in China and India, Travis Kalanick said in a tweet.