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As Uber CEO departs, questions have been raised as to why its CTO who was included in a viral post about discrimination and harassment still has a job The months of scandals, most notably the allegations of blogpost in February about rampant sexism at Uber and managements repeated refusal to respond to her complaints. One […]

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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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Shelf-stockers and purveyors of locally sourced organic produce give a wary welcome to Jeff Bezoss buyout of the market that changed their town The ne plus ultra of sprouted oat honey hemp granola and mango habanero kale chips is on the west side of downtown Austin the location of arguably the worlds finest Whole Foods […]

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Uber has vowed a shakeup of its scandal-prone executive culture. But its drivers, often left destitute by car rentals and low pay, who are being shortchanged It was billed as one of the most important company-wide meetings in the history of Los Angeles. The 28-year-old rolled up his sleeping bag, put it in the trunk […]

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In an extract from his new book, Brian Merchant reveals how he gained access to Longhua, the vast complex where iPhones are made and where, in 2010, unhappy workers started killing themselves The sprawling factory compound, all grey dormitories and weather-beaten warehouses, blends seamlessly into the outskirts of the Shenzhen megalopolis. Foxconns enormous Longhua plant […]

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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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Lack of story and some dodgy characters dont spoil this physical Switch games immensely playable core The premise of Arms requires a substantial suspension of disbelief. The characters in Nintendos new fighting game mostly seem to have ended up immersing themselves in this sport because their arms (or, in one case, hair), instead of regular […]

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A security lapse that affected more than 1,000 workers forced one moderator into hiding and he still lives in constant fear for his safety Facebook put the safety of its content moderators at risk after inadvertently exposing their personal details to suspected terrorist users of the social network, the Guardian has learned. The security lapse […]

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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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New console, previously known as Project Scorpio, will challenge Sonys PlayStation 4 Pro Microsofts new Xbox model is named Xbox One X, and itll ship on 7 November with a $499/449 price tag, the company has revealed. The final name of the machine, previously known as Project Scorpio, reflects the title of the tweaked Xbox […]

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