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Uber Discloses Data Breach, Kept Secret for a Year, Affecting 57 Million Accounts

But the handling of the hack underscores the extent to which Uber executives were willing to go to protect the $ 70 billion ride-hailing giant’s reputation and business, even at the potential cost of breaking users’ trust and, perhaps more ...

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Uber Strikes Deal With Volvo to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Its Network

Volvo, which is based in Sweden and owned by Geely Automobile Holdings of China, said in a statement that Volvo and Uber were contributing $ 300 million to the project. From automakers like Ford, Tesla and General Motors to technology ...

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Modern Love: When Your Uber Driver Brings a Time Machine

The divorce shattered me. My husband and I had met near the end of college and shared a huge circle of friends. I was attracted to his fancy suburban background, a step up from my scrappier family where I was ...

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Uber Drivers Aren’t Independent Contractors, U.K. Tribunal Rules

“You can hide behind technology, but the laws are there, and they need to be obeyed and respected,” Mr. Aslam, 36, said in an interview. “The impact of this ruling could affect thousands of drivers, and not just drivers but ...

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NeNe Leakes tells heckler she hopes she's raped by Uber driver

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes clapped back at a heckler during a stand-up comedy show at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, wishing sexual assault upon the woman in question. Now some fans are saying she ...

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Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: More Uber Drama, and Few Answers From Facebook

But it did paint a pretty ugly picture of Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer who sold his company to Uber after leaving Google and taking thousands of files with him. Not exactly a good look, if you’re trying to ...

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Key Document Is Unsealed in Waymo’s Trade Secrets Case Against Uber

The Stroz report was kept sealed for months as Uber fought to keep it private. Waymo is using the report’s inclusion into the record to show Uber was aware of Mr. Levandowski’s actions. Waymo has asked for the court to ...

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In Power Move at Uber, Travis Kalanick Appoints 2 to Board

Because of the proposal to reduce voting rights, it is “essential that the full board be in place for proper deliberation to occur,” Mr. Kalanick said in a statement. In its own statement, Uber said Mr. Kalanick’s move “came as ...

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Uber Says It Will Leave Quebec Rather Than Face New Rules

Jean-Nicolas Guillemette, the general manager of Uber Montreal, said on Tuesday that the company could not accept the government’s plan to increase the minimum training for Uber drivers to 35 hours, up from 20 hours. The higher level matches the ...

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Uber C.E.O., Reacting to London Ban, Apologizes for ‘Mistakes’

Mayor of London @SadiqKhan says Uber have acted in an aggressive manner #r4todaypic.twitter.com/PvSJFZtuB5 NYT > Technology

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