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gett in advanced talks to buy juno for $250m as uber rivals consolidate


 as uber continues to work through its many layers of turmoil as a business, its smaller rivals are seizing the moment and consolidating to double down on their own ambitions in transportation-on-demand. multiple sources tell techcrunch that gett — the taxi-hailing service backed by $300 million from volkswagen — is acquiring juno — one of the latest upstarts on the… read more






nasa’s juno probe just sent back stunning new photos of jupiter. here’s a look a


since entering jupiter's orbit last july, juno is on a 20-month mission to map the poles, atmosphere and interior of our solar system’s largest planet






canada pm trudeau visits juno beach, site of d-day landings


canadian prime minister justin trudeau has visited juno beach in normandy, one of canada's most important world war ii sites.






juno jupiter probe won't move into shorter orbit after all


nasa's juno spacecraft won't move into a closer orbit around jupiter as originally planned, agency officials announced today (feb. 17).






kushner, anbang end talks to redevelop manhattan office tower


kushner companies, the real estate firm formerly headed by president donald trump’s son-in-law, said it has dropped out of talks to redevelop its flagship new york office tower with china’s anbang insurance group. the two companies, which had been in advanced talks according to media rep...






ellen page, jennifer garner to do live reading of 'juno'


ellen page will reprise her pregnant-teen role in "juno" during an all-female live reading of the film to mark its 10th anniversary and to benefit planned parenthood, according to entertainment weekly.






compromise with cities moves bill to consolidate elections forward


a bill to consolidate most local elections into one would now let cities opt out and continue holding their own elections.






nasa's juno spacecraft to remain in extra-long orbit for the rest of its time at


the team behind nasa’s juno spacecraft has made a key change to its operating plan. for the remainder of its primary planned mission, the satellite will continue to circle jupiter in its long 53-day orbits instead of transitioning to shorter 14-day cycles. the decision, made in response to some...






juno spacecraft skims jupiter's cloud tops in its 5th flyby


nasa's juno spacecraft made its fifth close flyby of jupiter today (march 27), skimming 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) above the planet's cloud tops while traveling at a speed of about 129,000 mph (208,000 km/h), nasa officials said.






uber's secret 'greyball' program shows just how far uber will go to get its way


it's no secret that uber has a sometimes tense relationship with policymakers around the world; much of the san francisco ride-hailing company’s explosive rise has been attributed to its willingness to defy regulation. but now it seems that in some places, uber may have resorted to extraordinary...






uber for business expands its services with uber central uber for business expan


uber central becomes the company’s first global “one-to-many” ride service, enabling enterprises to manage multiple rides at the same time and from the same dashboard.






uber's getting serious about its flying car business


uber has hired a nasa aircraft engineer to help run and a nce its uber elevate division.






uber's getting serious about its flying car business


uber has hired a nasa aircraft engineer to help run and a nce its uber elevate division.






uber finally available for android wear 2.0 smartwatches


uber from your smartwatch! the latest uber update adds the long-anticipated ability to install uber as a standalone app on any smartwatch running android wear 2.0






ellen page, jennifer garner to do live reading of ‘juno’


los angeles (ap) — ellen page will reprise her pregnant-teen role in “juno” during an all-female live reading of the film to mark its 10th anniversary and to benefit planned parenthood, according to entertainment weekly. the creators will stage the reading april 8 at the theatre at ace hotel in los angeles to raise money […]






uber ceo apologizes after video shows him arguing with driver


uber's ceo says he needs leadership help after a video has emerged of him arguing heatedly with a driver about fares. in the latest embarrassment to beset the ride-hailing company, ceo travis kalanick is seen discussing uber's business model with the driver. uber's bad month keeps getting worse...






how donald trump got jason reitman and ellen page to put on a 'juno' show


director jason reitman and ellen page talk about their 'juno' live read at l.a.'s ace theater and how donald trump got reitman to revive his popular "live read" series for planned parenthood.






canada pm trudeau visits juno beach, site of d-day landings


paris (ap) — canadian prime minister justin trudeau has visited juno beach in normandy, one of canada’s most important world war ii sites. on june 6, 1944, thousands of canadian troops stormed the beach with british and american soldiers on d-day’s amphibious invasion of the northern french region. trudeau arrived with his family monday and […]






uber's president resigns, adding to the company's turmoil


uber’s president has resigned after just six months on the job, the ride-hailing company confirmed sunday. uber didn’t provide public comment explaining jeff jones’ departure. but the tech blog recode, which first reported his resignation, said uber chief executive travis kalanick told employees...






new uber offense alienates more people the company needs


uber has done it again — offended users, that is. after a former engineer said she had been sexually harassed and discriminated against while working at the company, some riders who had been on the fence finally decided to #deleteuber. but uber also may have alienated another key group: talent...






president of embattled uber leaves after six months on job


jeff jones, the president of the embattled ride-hailing company uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job. uber on sunday confirmed jones' resignation and in a brief statement wished him the best. jones' departure comes days after uber chief executive travis kalanick said the company...






uber used secret tool to deceive authorities: ny times


ride hailing company uber technologies inc has for years used a secret tool to deceive the authorities in markets where its service faced resistance by law enforcement or was banned, the new york times reported, citing sources. an uber tool called greyball used data collected from the uber app and o...






uber executive who worked on self-driving systems leaves the company


an uber technologies inc. executive who worked on the ride-hailing company’s self-driving vehicle program has left the firm. he is the third executive to exit uber in two months. the san francisco company confirmed the departure of sherif marakby, uber’s vice president of global vehicle programs,...






uber president jeff jones quits, deepening turmoil


ride services company uber technologies inc [uber.ul] has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president jeff jones, a marketing expert hired to help soften its often abrasive image. jones quit less than seven months after joining the san francisco company, an uber spokesman...






waymo v. uber legal battle heats up; uber to submit allegedly stolen tech for ex


u.s. district judge william alsup on thursday said he intends to order uber to submit its lidar technology for review by an expert chosen by waymo.






uber's recent controversies come at a price: public loyalty


uber founder travis kalanick has run his hyper-competitive business under the assumption the ride-hailing service that reigns supreme will be the one with the cheapest rates and best service. on that count, the 40-year-old chief executive has won handily. uber has the most cars on the road and...






uganda at 'breaking point' from s sudan refugee crisis


un calls for urgent $250m as numbers of refugees fleeing violence and famine could surpass a million before mid-2017.






uber sexual harassment allegations are a warning for the tech industry and its '


a former uber employee sent ripples through the tech industry on sunday when she alleged on her personal blog that she’d been sexually harassed while working for the ride-hailing giant, and that the company’s human resources department tried to cover it up. uber chief executive travis kalanick...






uber ceo calls for ‘urgent investigation’ into former engineer’s sexual harassme


the chief executive of uber technologies inc [uber.ul] has ordered an “urgent investigation” into claims of sexual harassment raised by a former engineer in a blog post. susan fowler, who left uber in december, wrote that she was subjected to sexual advances through a ‘string of me...






how uber ran afoul of apple's privacy rules


in 2015, uber almost got itself kicked out of the ios app store.apple ceo tim cook brought uber ceo travis kalanick into the company’s cupertino offices and laid down the law, the new york times reported.so what exactly did uber do to land itself in hot water with apple? the original nyt report initially said the company was tracking iphones, but it has since been clarified to describe uber’s actions as “identifying and tagging iphones even after its app has been deleted and the devices erased.” the reason uber did that, the company said, was to prevent phone thieves in china from creating uber accounts and requesting rides before wiping the devices and doing so again and again.to read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here






uber nearly got kicked out of the app store


apple ceo tim cook considered removing the uber app from the app store over privacy concerns, according to a report. an in-depth profile of uber ceo travis kalanick by the new york times revealed that he directed employees to hide a feature from apple engineers that allowed the taxi app to secretly ...






uber doubles revenue, but is still bleeding cash, according to a new financial r


uber technologies inc. doubled its gross bookings to $20 billion in 2016, but the ride-hailing giant is still operating at a loss of $2.8 billion, according to financial information shared with bloomberg. being a privately held company, uber did not have to disclose its finances publicly; past...






uber doubles revenue, but is still bleeding cash, according to a new financial r


uber technologies inc. doubled its gross bookings to $20 billion in 2016, but the ride-hailing giant is still operating at a loss of $2.8 billion, according to financial information shared with bloomberg. because it’s a privately held company, uber doesn’t have to disclose its finances publicly;...






uber president jeff jones quits, deepening turmoil


ride services company uber technologies inc [uber.ul] has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president jeff jones, a marketing expert hired to help soften its often abrasive image. jones quit less than seven months after joining the san francisco company, an uber spokesman said on sunday. the reason for his departure […]






varsity times insider: the latest sports news from southern california's high sc


baseball april 11, 2017, 7:45 p.m. birmingham, chatsworth, cleveland advance to las vegas tourney semifinals west valley league rivals birmingham and  chatsworth remained unbeaten in las vegas on tuesday and advanced to the tournament semifinals.the patriots (3-0) swept a doubleheader, beating...






president of embattled uber leaves after 6 months on job


san francisco (ap) — jeff jones, the president of the embattled ride-hailing company uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job. uber on sunday confirmed jones’ resignation and in a brief statement wished him the best. jones’ departure comes days after uber ceo travis kalanick said the company will hire a chief operating […]






uber, trying to leave troubles behind, backs its ceo and pledges more diversity


after a spate of turbulence, ride-hailing giant uber made a point tuesday of reaffirming its loyalty to chief executive travis kalanick and its commitment to having an inclusive workplace. “it’s clear both uber and the whole ride-sharing industry would not be where we are today without travis,”...






for brash uber, google's accusation of theft isn't even its worst news


it’s hard to know where to start in examining the ways that uber chief executive travis kalanick blew it during his painfully documented confrontation with an uber driver on feb. 5 over falling fares. but let’s try. first, kalanick lost his cool. he was dumb enough to do so in full view of driver fawzi...






microsoft azure cloud nearly doubles in size over past year


microsoft's azure cloud business is growing idly, but that's not the only part of its vast technology empire that is on the upswing.