Lyft surges to the top 10 on Apples App Store following the #DeleteUber campaign

Lyfts app has surged in the App Store thanks to the Delete Uber campaign which took place via social media over the weekend. People were angry that Uber appearedto be taking advantage of a taxi strike at JFK in order to promote its car-hailingservice. The companyhad tweeted that surge pricing … More…

Twitter, Airbnb and others to file opposition to Trumps immigration order

Twitter and other tech companies, including Netflix, Salesforce, Uber, Pinterest, Airbnb and AppNexus, plan to file an amicus brief tonight voicing opposition to President Trumps executive order on immigration. The filing, first reported by Bloomberg, follows a week of outspoken comments from tech industry leaders against the immigration order which … More…

Uber investor Shervin Pishevar petitions Benchmark to step down from board and sell some of its stock

Shortly after a group of Uber shareholders asked Benchmark to relinquish its spot on Ubers board of directors, Sherpa Capitals Shervin Pishevar is petitioning Benchmark via Change.org to remove itself from Ubers board. The petition also asks Benchmark to sell at least 75 percent of its stock so that the … More…

Weekly Roundup: Travis Kalanick sued by Benchmark, Snap and Blue Apron sink after Q2 earnings

From Ubers former CEO Travis Kalanick getting sued by his companys lynchpin investors at Benchmark to Googles struggles with a recently fired employee over a gender diversity screed that went viral, its been a wild week in tech. Meanwhile, Snap and Blue Apron both reported disappointing earnings something we discuss … More…

Uber discloses details of Travis Kalanicks deposition in Waymo lawsuit

Uber unsealed former CEO Travis Kalanicks deposition in the Uber versus Waymo self-driving car technology case over the weekend. Kalanick, who was deposed for more than six hours last month, spoke about when he learned that Anthony Levandowski, who formerly worked at Google, downloaded documents related self-driving technology. The deposition … More…