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Uber rented out fire-prone cars to Singapore drivers

Company admits we could have done more after one of its cars burst into flames when it knew that Honda had issued a recall for electrical fault Uber said it had taken action to repair faulty cars in Singapore after it was reported the ride-hailing company rented them out to drivers despite being aware of

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos

The embattled founder of the ride-hailing app stepped down in the face of pressure from investors after a tumultuous six months of scandals and stumbles Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has resigned from his position as chief executive of the $68bn ride-hailing app following a tumultuous six months of scandal. Kalanick stepped down in the face

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Uber's scandals, blunders and PR disasters: the full list

The company has had a seemingly never-ending string of missteps, from its controversial CEO to questionable tactics and sexual harassment claims Uber has been rocked by a steady stream of scandals and negative publicity in recent years, including revelations of questionable spy programs, a high-stakes technology lawsuit, claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and embarrassing

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Uber silent on CEOs future as it adopts Holder proposals

Taxi app service tight-lipped on Travis Kalanic leave of absence as it responds to accusations of culture of harassment Ubers board of directors has adopted a series of recommendations about the companys corporate culture from announced last week that it fired 20 employees for harassment problems after a separate investigation by a different law firm.

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Uber's alleged theft of Waymo trade secrets referred to federal prosecutors

Waymo sued Uber in February, claiming that the ride-sharing company had orchestrated the calculated theft of its technology The federal judge overseeing a trade secret dispute between Uber and the Google spin-off Waymo has recommended that federal prosecutors begin a criminal investigation into the alleged theft of Waymos self-driving car technology. Judge William Alsups referral

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Italy court bans Uber over unfair competition for taxis

Court in Rome upholds taxi unions complaint and gives company 10 days to end use of apps in country but ruling is subject to appeal An Italian court on Friday banned the Uber app, saying it contributed to traditional taxis facing unfair competition, local media reported. In a ruling that is subject to appeal, a

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Ex-Google self-driving engineer secretly collaborated with competitors, suit says

New details emerge in Google lawsuit that alleges former employee Anthony Levandowski plotted to steal trade secrets and take them to Uber A former Google employee secretly collaborated with competing self-driving car companies for years before allegedly stealing trade secrets and bringing the proprietary technology to Uber, according to a new court filing. Anthony Levandowski