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Uber president Jeff Jones just went full on #DeleteUber and resigned: Recode

Uber president Jeff Jones just went full on #DeleteUber and resigned: Recode Different day, same tough times at Uber.The decision to leave directly relates to Uber's last two months of PR hell, anonymous sources told Recode.

Check the numbers, it's true: People really like Lyft over Uber, even before #DeleteUber

Check the numbers, it's true: People really like Lyft over Uber, even before #DeleteUber Before #DeleteUber was even a twinkle in Twitter's eye, people really, really liked Lyft.And what do you know: People like Lyft more than they like "other rideshare programs.

Arianna Huffington blasts CNN over misleading headline

Arianna Huffington blasts CNN over misleading headline Donald Trump is known for calling CNN "fake news," and now Arianna Huffington has joined the party.The Uber board member criticized the cable news network during an Uber conference call on Tuesday over what she called a misleading headline.

All the details of Uber's 'PLEASE LOVE US AGAIN' phone call

All the details of Uber's 'PLEASE LOVE US AGAIN' phone call Overhaul relationship with drivers: Before the #DeleteUber crisis even began, Uber said they were committed to make 2017 their year of the driver.Holt described the company's policies as "unintentionally" stacked against drivers.

Lyft is being mighty elusive about whether it'll finally come to Australia

Lyft is being mighty elusive about whether it'll finally come to Australia So when director of strategic partnerships, Insiya Lokhandwala, appeared on the schedule of Brisbane's Myriad startup festival in late March, you had to wonder: Was Australia's moment finally here?Still, Lyft's America-focused rhetoric obscures a few key deals.

Lyft's 'anti-Uber alliance' was quietly called off

Lyft's 'anti-Uber alliance' was quietly called off In late 2015, an "anti-Uber alliance" was formed between four global ride hailing companies.The original agreement was hailed at the time as a way for the foursome to stymy some of Uber's ravenous global growth, but that's all done now.

#DeleteUber campaign inspired 500,000 to delete accounts in one week: NYTimes

#DeleteUber campaign inspired 500,000 to delete accounts in one week: NYTimes The New York Times then reported, via three anonymous sources with access to the internal metrics, that about 500,000 people had requested to delete their accounts in the week following the campaign's origin.There's a chance that many of the people in the group of 500,000 did not delete their accounts for the reasons behind the #DeleteUber campaign.

UberEATS is delivering alcohol now, but probably not in the way you were hoping

UberEATS is delivering alcohol now, but probably not in the way you were hoping UberEATS is finally doing what many of us have been thinking: They're beginning to bring booze straight to our door.Uber's food delivery service will now ply you with alcohol in Melbourne, Australia, from this Friday.

This formula explains why NYC is great for ride-sharing and Sydney is terrible

This formula explains why NYC is great for ride-sharing and Sydney is terrible The ebb and flow of a city may feel entirely unique, but it turns out there are universal laws that may govern the chaos of your commute.And no, not Uber's version of ride-sharing — basically a glorified taxi service — but actual car trips shared between strangers.

Uber will totally narc on teens

Uber will totally narc on teens And now, thanks to Uber for teens, they don't have to be.When you get dropped off at the library "to study," but then sneak over to Tommy's house to, well, not study, you're totally busted.

Parents will be pleased with Uber's latest feature, teens not so much

Parents will be pleased with Uber's latest feature, teens not so much Some teens, however, will not.The transportation app is piloting a new programme that gives teens between the ages of 13 to 17 a way to use Uber that allows their parents to keep tabs on them.

Uber rival Lyft acquires Indian startup to build large-scale infrastructure

Uber rival Lyft acquires Indian startup to build large-scale infrastructure Its founders, Vinay Kakade and Balaji Raghavan, will join the Lyft team to help build its "large scale infrastructure and services".Prior to setting up FinitePaths in 2015, the founders worked on building large-scale infrastructure and search engines for a decade each.

Uber might be stalling on adding more cars in its second-largest market

Uber might be stalling on adding more cars in its second-largest market Mashable understands the number of cars Uber has offered through leasing program is higher than 15,000.Last month, thousands of Uber drivers went on a strike for more than eight days in the national capital, New Delhi.

Uber to potential recruit: 'Sexism is systemic in tech and other industries'

Uber to potential recruit: 'Sexism is systemic in tech and other industries' So per Uber HR, they do "understand" the concern of "Uber's questionable business practices and sexism," as Taylor brilliantly phrased it.We have a five-question interview with Taylor below but first, let's unpack Uber's response.

This is the language that an Uber recruiter used to discuss its sexism problem

This is the language that an Uber recruiter used to discuss its sexism problem So it appears that some Uber recruiters are aware of the sexism problems at the ride-hailing giant.Genady Okrain is the founder of an app called Momento GIFs and is based in San Francisco, where Uber is headquartered.

It's official: Uber's Travis Kalanick and Emil Michael are actually the worst

It's official: Uber's Travis Kalanick and Emil Michael are actually the worst In case there was still any doubt, Uber's top executives are really terrible.Again: Where Uber managers picked women working at the bar out of a lineup.

Uber's self-driving car crashes in Arizona

Uber's self-driving car crashes in Arizona But this time, the problem isn't human interactions in the workplace, but self-driving cars on the road.On Friday, photos posted to Twitter revealed an Uber self-driving car flipped over on its side after being involved in a car crash in Tempe, Arizona.

Uber's self-driving cars are back on the road in San Francisco 3 days after crash, report says

Uber's self-driving cars are back on the road in San Francisco 3 days after crash, report says An autonomous Uber vehicle was involved in a high-profile accident in Tempe, Arizona, over the weekend, prompting the company to pull its fleet of self-driving cars off the roads there and in its other testing regions in Pittsburgh and San Francisco.An Uber spokesperson told Mashable shortly after the news broke that the program was being paused while the company looked into the incident.

BAD JOB ALERT: Uber wants to hire a head of brand strategy to 'clarify the narrative' of Uber

BAD JOB ALERT: Uber wants to hire a head of brand strategy to 'clarify the narrative' of Uber [Emphasis on "clarify the narrative"—and not, say, "change the narrative and bleach our internal company cultural and become the change everyone wants to see in the modern workforce"—is ours, of course.] The new hire wouldn't be on this mission alone.