How many layers to this onion are there? Uber Executive’s Lawyers Warn He Could Face Criminal Charges SAN FRANCISCO – An Uber executive accused of stealing driverless car technology from his former employers at Google is exercising his Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination, according to his lawyers.
For whose benefit again? Uber Self-Driving Vehicle Involved in Arizona Crash A self-driving car operated by Uber Technologies Inc. was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona, the latest setback for a company reeling from multiple crises. In a photo posted on Twitter, one of Uber’s Volvo self-driving SUVs is pictured on its side next[…]
Uber Seeks to Prevent Use of Greyball to Thwart Regulators SAN FRANCISCO – The ride-hailing service Uber said on Wednesday that it would prohibit employees from using a program called Greyball to thwart regulators.
Uber says it will stop targeting city officials with ‘Greyball,’ the secret tool it deceived regulators with Uber will no longer use its “Greyball” tool to explicitly target authorities, according to a new statement from its Chief Security Officer, Joe Sullivan. “We have started a review of the different ways this technology has been used[…]
Programmers in the Valley are pressuring their friends to quit working at Uber If you are a developer working at Uber these days, there’s a good chance that your friends are haranguing you to quit the company – publicly on Twitter, privately on Facebook, or whenever you talk to them. People in Silicon Valley can’t[…]
But it sure dont sound good…. How Uber Used Secret Greyball Tool to Deceive Authorities Worldwide Uber’s use of Greyball was recorded on video in late 2014, when Erich England, a code enforcement inspector for Portland, Ore., tried to catch an Uber car downtown as part of a sting operation against the company. At the[…]
err….not really The former Uber engineer who said she was sexually harassed says Uber is blaming her for all the deleted accounts Susan Fowler, the former Uber engineer, says Uber is investigating her and blaming her for the rash of users who have deleted their accounts of the ride-hailing service. Uber launched an investigation into[…]