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Uber’s New Training Wheels: Testing Bike Sharing in San Francisco

Photo Uber plans to test bike sharing in San Francisco starting next week. Credit Uber SAN FRANCISCO — It’s Uber, but for bicycles. For the first time in Uber’s history, the company is offering rides on roads in the United ...

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Inside Uber’s $100,000 Payment to a Hacker, and the Fallout

Most of all, the hacking and Uber’s response have fueled a debate about whether companies that have crusaded to lock up their systems can scrupulously work with hackers without putting themselves on the wrong side of the law. Photo A ...

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With…Susan Fowler: She’s 26, and Brought Down Uber’s C.E.O. What’s Next?

No doubt when Mr. Kalanick met the wide-eyed Ms. Fowler at the office Christmas party soon after she started, it never entered his head that she would become the disciplinarian who effectively confiscated his car keys for reckless driving with ...

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Uber’s Board Approves Changes to Reshape Company’s Power Balance

The decisions mean that Uber, valued at nearly $ 70 billion and closely watched by other start-ups, may have defused — at least temporarily — another fractious situation. Board members have been deeply split for months on many issues, with ...

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Inside the New Proposal That Exacerbated Uber’s Board Divisions

Uber is “attempting to copy some things that characterize good governance at a public company,” said Charles M. Elson, director of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. But, he added, parts of the proposal “typically ...

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Judge Denies Uber’s Motion for Private Arbitration

In a statement, Waymo said that justification was “a desperate bid by Uber to avoid the court’s jurisdiction.” Continue reading the main story “We welcome the court’s decision today, and we look forward to holding Uber responsible in court for ...

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No Driver? Bring It On. How Pittsburgh Became Uber’s Testing Ground

But it also has invited criticism from those who say Pittsburgh is giving too much power to tech companies, all for a sheen of innovation. With Uber’s self-driving vehicles, some residents are on edge and complain they have been involuntarily ...

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Judge Overturns Uber’s Settlement With Drivers

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Thursday struck down a proposed class-action settlement between Uber and a group of its current and former drivers, potentially continuing a protracted lawsuit that questioned a key tenet of the ride-hailing company’s business. ...

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Uber’s No-Holds-Barred Expansion Strategy Fizzles in Germany

Photo Hasan Kurt, the owner of a local licensed taxi business in Frankfurt, refused to work with Uber when it tried to recruit licensed operators to build its service within the letter of the law. Credit Benjamin Kilb for The New ...

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