13 May 2019
Uber's employee, now a billionaire, was hired through a tweet
Ryan Graves is today the founder and CEO of investment firm Saltwater Capital, and a very rich man. According to Forbes, Graves' net worth is around $1.5 billion (Rs. 10,490 crore).
29 Oct 2018
#SexismInSiliconValley: Men are considered rocks, women as Silicon implants
Silicon Valley is a strange place.
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.
03 May 2018
100 gms of entrepreneurship: What are the ingredients
Find what you love, and let it kill you - that's what an entrepreneur does on a daily basis.
20 Apr 2018
Former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer setting up new start-up incubator
Former CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer is setting up a new start-up incubator called Lumi Labs.
08 Mar 2018
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick launches venture fund 10100
Former Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick is launching a new investment fund called 10100 (pronounced as ten-one-hundred).
20 Feb 2018
UberEATS driver in the US fatally shoots customer, surrenders
Three days ago, an UberEATS driver in Atlanta, US, shot and killed a customer in the Buckhead neighborhood.
10 Feb 2018
Why did Facebook hire pollster to monitor Zuckerberg's image?
Last year Facebook hired a full-time pollster, Tavis McGinn, to monitor what people around the world thought about Mark Zuckerberg.
07 Feb 2018
Waymo-Uber case: Travis Kalanick doesn't deny "wooing" ex-Waymo engineer
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has testified on the second day in the trial of the high-profile intellectual property lawsuit between Alphabet's Waymo and Uber over the theft of the former's self-driving car technology.
19 Jan 2018
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick officially becomes a billionaire
Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick has acquired $1.4 billion in cash, increasing his total estimated net worth to about $4.24 billion.
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.
08 Dec 2017
TIME's 'Silence Breakers' also include a mysterious elbow. Here's why
TIME magazine's Person of the Year for 2017 is not one man/woman, but many people behind the #MeToo movement that called out the rampant sexual-abuse in America and fueled a raging global discussion.
06 Dec 2017
TIME's Person of Year: "Silence Breakers" who triggered #MeToo movement
In a remarkable move, TIME magazine named "The Silence Breakers" -who triggered #MeToo campaign against sexual abuse and harassment across the globe- as the 2017 "Person of the Year".
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.
06 Nov 2017
Uber-SoftBank deal in trouble? Could invest in Lyft, says SoftBank-CEO
At a time when SoftBank's investment in Uber is expected to be finalized, the Japanese conglomerate has hinted it could still change its mind over the costly deal.
11 Oct 2017
Ola raises $1.1bn from Tencent, another $1bn in "advanced talks"
Ola has confirmed that it raised a funding of $1.1bn from Chinese internet giant Tencent and is in "advanced talks" with others to raise an additional $1bn.
03 Oct 2017
Ola to get $2bn in fresh funding from Tencent, SoftBank
While its biggest rival Uber is witnessing a tussle between its founder and erstwhile CEO Travis Kalanick and the present board, Ola is gearing up for another round of funding.
19 Sep 2017
Uber apologizes for sexist 'Wife Appreciation Day' message in Bengaluru
Uber feeds on sexism, again. And apologizes, again. This time, it sent a text to men in Bengaluru, asking them to 'appreciate their wives' by letting them 'take a day off from the kitchen' and use offers on UberEATS food service.
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.
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.
21 Aug 2017
Report: Former GE CEO being considered for Uber CEO
Since Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was asked to resign from his post in June, Uber's search for a new CEO has been long and dramatic.
16 Aug 2017
Uber's $12bn investor deal hinges on Benchmark/Kalanick lawsuit
The troubled ride-hailing company Uber is reportedly looking to raise $12bn-worth funds from four investors, Japan's SoftBank Group, China's Didi Chuxing, and American equity firms Dragoneer Investment Group and General Atlantic.
11 Aug 2017
Uber's investor sues ex-CEO Travis Kalanick for fraud, mismanagement
It looks like a bumpy ride ahead for Uber's Founder and ex-CEO Travis Kalanick who stepped down in June.
08 Aug 2017
Uber, to clear its name, shares ex-CEO Travis Kalanick's deposition
Uber, in order to clear its own name from the Uber versus Waymo self-driving car technology case, has now unsealed its former CEO Travis Kalanick's deposition for scrutiny.
01 Aug 2017
Who will replace Travis Kalanick as the next Uber CEO?
After firing Travis Kalanick, Uber is searching for his replacement and wants to find the new CEO by Labor 4 September.
14 Jul 2017
Uber to merge with Russia's Yandex in a $3.7bn deal
Looks like Uber has given in to the competition with Yandex.Taxi in Russia.
14 Jul 2017
Nikesh Arora aims for Uber's CEO post, claim sources
If reports are to be believed then former Google and SoftBank executive Nikesh Arora is eyeing the post of Uber's CEO, which was vacated by Travis Kalanick.
26 Jun 2017
Uber is unable to retain its new drivers, says report
Uber, whose co-founder Travis Kalanick recently resigned due to investors' pressure, is going to have more trouble ahead as a recent report cited that the firm's retention rates for new drivers in America have gone down significantly during the period between January and May.
25 Jun 2017
Silicon Valley investor steps down after admitting to sexual harassment
Justin Caldbeck, the co-founder of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Binary Capital, announced that he would take an indefinite leave from the company after several allegations of sexual harassment came in against him.
21 Jun 2017
Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned following months of scandals involving the company. He had earlier taken a leave of absence after his mother's death.
16 Jun 2017
Rape victim sues Uber for obtaining her medical records
A woman, raped by an Uber driver in Delhi in December 2014, has sued the ride-hailing company for accessing her medical records.
08 Jun 2017
Sexual harassment probe: Uber fires Asia Pacific Business Head
Uber has fired Eric Alexander, Asia Pacific Business Head, reportedly for accessing medical records of a woman who was raped by a driver, and sharing them with founder Travis Kalanick and others.
07 Jun 2017
Uber fires 20 employees following major sexual harassment investigation
Taxi-app firm Uber has dismissed over 20 people following a major investigation which uncovered 215 complaints of sexual harassment, bullying and issues related to all-round poor company culture.
28 May 2017
Uber CEO's mother dies in a boating accident
Sources stated that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's parents Bonnie Kalanick, 71, and Donald Kalanick met with a boating accident on Pine Flat Lake near Fresno, California.
17 May 2017
Mukesh "Global Game Changer" Ambani, says 2017 Forbes list
2017 is going to be a golden year for Mukesh Ambani
15 Apr 2017
Uber spied on rival Lyft's drivers
In fresh trouble for Uber, it was revealed that the company secretly tracked rival Lyft's drivers through a programme called 'Hell'.
13 Apr 2017
Lyft raises $600 million: How much is it worth now?
San Francisco-based ride-services firm Lyft has raised $600mn in a fresh funding round, fuelling the company's growth.
12 Apr 2017
Uber: Head of communications of embattled company resigns
In a setback to embattled Uber, its Head of Communications Rachel Whetstone announced her departure from the company. No reason was quoted.
07 Apr 2017
Uber's drivers are guinea pigs for its experiments
Uber after recent fiasco has repeatedly said it is trying to change.
26 Mar 2017
Uber suspends self-driving program
An accident caused by a 'self-drive' Uber in Arizona, has led the company to suspend the program, pending investigations. Uber clarified that there were no serious injuries as a result of the crash.