Dara Khosrowshahi: News

22 Jun 2023


Uber to fire 200 employees in quest of profitability

A few months ago, Uber's CEO said the company was not considering firing anyone. The company changed its stance when it axed staffers from Uber Freight.

23 Feb 2023


Uber's 'rigorous' performance review system could see employees getting fired

Uber is not planning broad layoffs. However, the company's performance review process, which is going to be "even more rigorous," might result in some employees getting fired.

04 Jul 2020


Uber is planning to shift engineering jobs to India

After laying off 25% of its workforce, or about 600 employees, in India, ride-hailing giant Uber is looking to create jobs in the country.

26 May 2020


Uber India fires 25% of its workforce: Details here

In another blow to the salaried section, Uber India has laid off 600 employees or nearly a quarter of its workforce in the country.

12 Nov 2019


Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi's murder "mistake", apologizes after outrage

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered last year, inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. His murder, allegedly ordered by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, sparked outrage and showed dissenting voices are shut.

10 Apr 2018


Uber acquires dockless bike-sharing start-up JUMP for $200 million

Uber has acquired dockless bike-sharing start-up JUMP for an undisclosed amount of money. However, some reports suggested that the deal was finalized at a price closer to $200 million.

26 Mar 2018


Uber exits South-East Asia, selling its operations to rival Grab

After exiting China and Russia, Uber Inc. is now selling its South-East Asia operations including ride-share and food delivery business to regional rival Grab.

17 Dec 2017


Uber stole rivals' secrets and used undercover agents, says letter

It seems that Uber's legal battle with Alphabet-owned self-driving company Waymo has reached a critical point.

01 Sep 2017


Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi promises big changes

It looks like Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is shaking things up for the better.

30 Aug 2017


The rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry

The appointment of long time Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as the new Uber CEO underscores a larger phenomena happening in America for some time now - the rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry.

28 Aug 2017


Uber chooses Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO

Uber has, reportedly, chosen Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as its new chief executive.