Dara Khosrowshahi

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NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance could back TikTok's business, and more

13 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance could back TikTok's business, and more

In the updates since last night, TikTok's parent company ByteDance was reported to have approached Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries for a potential investment in the video service's India business.

Uber is planning to shift engineering jobs to India

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.

Uber India fires 25% of its workforce: Details here

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.

Zomato may buy UberEats's India business

16 Dec 2019

Zomato may buy UberEats's India business

The India business of UberEats, the food delivery service operated by ride-hailing giant Uber, is likely to be sold to Zomato, its arch-rival in the country.

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

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.

Soon, Uber will let you book Delhi Metro tickets

22 Oct 2019

Soon, Uber will let you book Delhi Metro tickets

In a major move, ride-hailing giant Uber has launched a new 'Public Transport' mode to help Indians plan their commute.

Uber is getting a new look as part of rebranding

13 Sep 2018

Uber is getting a new look as part of rebranding

Following myriad troubles, Uber, over the past year, has been trying to convince its customers that it has turned over a new leaf.

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

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.

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

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.

Uber signs Virat Kohli as India brand ambassador

09 Mar 2018

Uber signs Virat Kohli as India brand ambassador

Uber has signed on celebrity cricketer Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador in India, the first time it has appointed one in Asia Pacific.

Flying cars isn't the solution to traffic congestion: Elon Musk

23 Feb 2018

Flying cars isn't the solution to traffic congestion: Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said flying cars is not a good solution to the problem of traffic congestion.

Waymo, Uber mutually settle trade secret lawsuit mid-trial

10 Feb 2018

Waymo, Uber mutually settle trade secret lawsuit mid-trial

The trade secret lawsuit between ride-hailing company Uber and Google's self-driving car spin-off Waymo has reached a settlement.

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

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.

Uber paid hackers $100,000; concealed data stolen of 57mn users

22 Nov 2017

Uber paid hackers $100,000; concealed data stolen of 57mn users

Uber is facing another PR nightmare. It has emerged that the company concealed a massive data breach affecting 57mn users/riders for a whole year.

Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi promises big changes

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.

The rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry

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.

Uber chooses Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO

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.