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‘We have screwed up’: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says in an all-hands meeting that the company deserves some fault after its self-driving car killed a pedestrian

During an all-hands meeting at Uber on Tuesday, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and the head of the self-driving car unit, Eric Meyhofer, were questioned by employees about the culture at the autonomous-car unit. They asked about allegations of infighting and dysfunction in the unit prior to a tragic accident that killed […]
‘We have screwed up’: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says in an all-hands meeting that the company deserves some fault after its self-driving car killed a pedestrian
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Inside Uber before its self-driving car killed a pedestrian: Sources describe infighting, ‘perverse’ incentives, and questionable decisions

On March 18 one of Uber’s self-driving cars killed a pedestrian, the first pedestrian fatality involving a self-driving car. As Uber prepares to return its cars to the roads, Business Insider spoke to current and former employees and viewed internal documents. These employees and documents described vast dysfunctionality in Uber’s […]
Inside Uber before its self-driving car killed a pedestrian: Sources describe infighting, ‘perverse’ incentives, and questionable decisions
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Uber may spin off its self-driving car unit as it races to go public: report

Uber is reportedly considering selling minority stakes in its Advanced Technologies Group, which designs self-driving cars. The move could help Uber to slow its cash burn as it races towards an IPO next year. Uber is considering selling off stakes in its Advanced Technologies self-driving unit as it races towards […]
Uber may spin off its self-driving car unit as it races to go public: report