Susan Fowler on her fight after Uber: tearing down the system that protects harassers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech In an exclusive interview, Susan Fowler – the engineer who kickstarted a reckoning on sexual harassment in Silicon Valley – says the industry must end an obscure legal clause that prevents people like her seeking justice Susan Fowler has Läs mer…

Ex-Uber boss was paid $4m by investor that acquired 17.5% stake

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Emil Michael was hired by SoftBank as it invested in Uber following crisis over sexual harassment allegations A controversial former Uber boss, who was one of the ride-hailing service’s most senior executives when it was engulfed in crisis last Läs mer…

Uber settles with family of woman killed by self-driving car

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Elaine Herzberg, 49, died after being hit by the automated Uber in Tempe, Arizona The family of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona has reached a settlement with the ride services company, ending a potential Läs mer…

Exclusive: Arizona governor and Uber kept self-driving program secret, emails reveal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech A cozy relationship with governor Doug Ducey enabled an autonomous program with limited expert oversight – one that ultimately led to a fatal crash Arizona’s Republican governor repeatedly encouraged Uber’s controversial experiment with autonomous cars in the state, enabling Läs mer…

Arizona suspends Uber’s self-driving car testing after fatality

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Governor Doug Ducey tells Uber crash raises concerns about its ability to safely test technology Arizona governor Doug Ducey suspended Uber’s self-driving vehicle testing on Monday following a pedestrian fatality in a Phoenix suburb last week. Ducey told Uber’s Läs mer…

Uber to sell south-east Asia business to competitor Grab

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech US ride-hailing firm will take 27.5% stake in Asia-based Grab and its CEO will join Grab’s board Ride-hailing firm Uber has agreed to sell its south-east Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, marking the US company’s second retreat Läs mer…