Travis Kalanick

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The current deal cements an alliance between SoftBank, Didi and Grab, which competes against Uber in markets from Malaysia to Thailand. Photograph: Reuters

Grab raised $2 billion from Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Group in the largest ever venture fundraising in Southeast Asia, joining forces with two compani(...)

At the end of April, Netflix broke through the symbolic barrier of 100 million members across the world

For the co-founder of a company that warns new staff that “adequate performance” will result in a “severance package”, Reed Hastings does not come acr(...)

‘Huffington Post’ founder Arianna Huffington was close to Travis Kalanick

When Arianna Huffington was invited to join the board of Uber, she and chief executive Travis Kalanick talked for more than four hours – and she cooke(...)

Swearing is only recommended for people who are amiable and know how to communicate. It should never be used by those who are nasty or angry. Photograph: Getty Images

I gave a TED talk organised by London Business School a few weeks ago. I did not think it went particularly well – all the faffing and rehearsing that(...)

Mr Kalanick’s departure was linked to some Uber shareholders’ desire for an IPO. Photograph: Bloomberg

The upheaval at Uber will leave the next chief executive facing an even bigger challenge in how to solve one of the main conundrums about the company:(...)

Bill Gurley was instrumental in pushing for Travis Kalanick, Uber’s chief executive, to step down. Photograph: Reuters

The departure of one of Uber’s earliest investors from its board late on Wednesday added fresh turmoil to the San Francisco-based transportation compa(...)

The departure of Travis Kalanick from the company he founded – and the promise of bold reform – did not come a minute too soon.

The litany of scandals that has engulfed lift-hailing app Uber over recent years finally came crashing down on the head of its chief executive on Wedn(...)

Uber has faced one crisis after another, including claims that it mishandled the medical records of a rape victim, a lawsuit over trade secrets theft and a raft of executive departures

Tech companies love to blather on about their values. Usually these are just bits of fluff – such as “fun” (Salesforce) or “be passionate” (Zappos). B(...)

Travis Kalanick stepped down  as chief executive of Uber after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company. Photograph:  Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Travis Kalanick has stepped down as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and built into a transportation col(...)

Travis Kalanick’s resignation opens questions of who may take over Uber,  as the company has been moulded in his image

Travis Kalanick has stepped down as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and built into a transportation col(...)

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