Very famous VC Bill Gurley says startup boardrooms are now just filled with *clapping...

 Fresh off a public spat between Uber investor Benchmark Capital and former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, Benchmark general partner Bill Gurley took the stage in front of a large room...

Uber could be profitable if it wants to, says CEO

 Uber lost $4.5 billion last year, but CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said he’s not worried. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, the newly appointed...

Uber launches a new lower-priced service called Chap Chap in Nairobi

 Uber has launched a new, lower-cost service in Nairobi called Uber Chap Chap. Made possible by using a fleet of fuel-efficient budget sedans, Uber Chap Chap (Swahili slang for “hurry,...

Uber to require a 6-hour break for every 12 hours of driving in the...

 Uber has added a feature that will force a six-hour offline break whenever a driver on its platform reaches 12 hours of driving time. The feature is similar to one...

This is Uber’s plan to deliver on flying ‘cars’

 Self-driving and electric flying cars are coming. What this means for our cities in the future is unclear, so I chatted with Uber Head of Policy of Autonomous Vehicles and...

The future is flying cars, rockets and diabetes-detecting Apple Watches

 This week’s episode is all about the future. Thanks to technology, the highest capacity rocket platform ever, the Falcon Heavy, blasted into space. Meanwhile, down here on Earth, Uber is working...

Uber’s India rival Ola is expanding to Australia in first overseas move

 2018 is the year for ride-hailing expansions. Fresh from China’s Didi moving into Brazil and Taiwan, Ola in India is taking the first steps to move into the Australian market...

CTRL+T podcast: Artificial intelligence may become a human rights issue

 Welcome back to another glorious episode of CTRL+T. This week, Henry Pickavet and I explore Amazon’s new cashier-less stores that promise no waiting in line — except to get in...
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Stressing aptitude over achievement, Strive Talent pitches a new way to hire

 A number of startups are rethinking how hiring should work, because while many employers require a college degree for a job, the fact is that most of the skills needed...

Ex-Uber Maps exec Brian McClendon running for office

 Brian McClendon, a notable engineering executive at startups and large tech companies, including Google and Uber, has announced his candidacy to run for the open seat of secretary of state...
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