In Video, Uber’s CEO Argues With a Driver Over Falling Fares When Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick takes an Uber, he prefers a black car, the high-end service his company introduced in 2010. On this particular night in early February-Super Bowl Sunday-Kalanick is perched in the middle seat, flanked by two female friends. Maroon[…]
…chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad; they’ve always made me glad. Uber might genuinely be worried that #DeleteUber is working Social media calls to #DeleteUber are getting the company’s attention in ways that previous efforts have not. This week, Uber drew increased scrutiny in the wake of public allegations by[…]
Investors and employees aren’t buying Uber’s sexism ‘probe’ Investors and Silicon Valley legends Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein also slammed Kalanick’s investigation. “We are disappointed to see that Uber has selected a team of insiders to investigate its destructive culture and make recommendations for change,” they wrote in a blog post.
“To us, this decision is yet another example of Uber’s continued unwillingness to be open, transparent, and direct.” Early Uber investors say they’re ‘disappointed’ in the company’s response to sexual harassment claims Freada Kapor Klein and Mitch Kapor, two early investors in Uber, are feeling “disappointed” and “frustrated” in light of Uber’s response to claims[…]
Inside Uber’s Aggressive, Unrestrained Workplace Culture Until this week, this culture was only whispered about in Silicon Valley. Then on Sunday, Susan Fowler, an engineer who left Uber in December, published a blog post about her time at the company. She detailed a history of discrimination and sexual harassment by her managers, which she said[…]
Trump White House to Uber: F— you You’re either with the Trump administration or you’re against it. Following Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s decision to quit President Trump’s business advisory council, the sentiment within the White House is, according to Mike Allen of Axios, as follows: “If you want to cut off access to the White[…]
What You Need to Know About #DeleteUber So what’s going on? On Saturday, after the president issued his executive order, a union representing taxi drivers in New York City issued a statement refusing to pick up passengers at Kennedy Airport – the epicenter of the protest – from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.