Uber, Reeling From Controversies, Loses Another Executive

Uber’s top executive for communications has left the beleaguered company, continuing a wave of turnover in the highest ranks.  Rachel Whetstone’s departure as head of communications was announced in an email Tuesday to employees from CEO Travis Kalanick.  In 2015, Whetstone left Google to become the ride-hailing app’s senior vice president of policy and communications. […]

Uber Has A Secret Program Called ‘Greyball’ It Uses To Evade Police

For years, Uber used a secretive software tool known internally as “Greyball” to identify and steer its drivers clear of potential threats ― including law enforcement officers hoping to catch Uber operating in their cities illegally. According to the New York Times, which first reported the story, the company deployed the software in cities that […]