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Uber's first employee, Ryan Graves, resigns from board

May 24 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Uber's first employee and one-time chief executive Ryan Graves will step down from the company's board of directors, Uber said on Friday.

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

May 21 2019

The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight.

Uber's market debut sours most anticipated IPO since Facebook

May 10 2019

Uber Technologies Inc's conservative initial public offering could not keep its shares from sinking in their trading debut on Friday, fueling debate on Wall Street over whether the outcome of the most anticipated listing since Facebook Inc would weigh on other Silicon Valley unicorns. | Video

U.S. regulators approve new Silicon Valley stock exchange

May 10 2019

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a move that will give high-growth technology companies more options to list their shares outside of the traditional New York exchanges.

U.S. regulators approve new Silicon Valley stock exchange

May 10 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 U.S. regulators have approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, an action that will give high-growth technology companies more options to list their shares outside of the traditional New York exchanges.

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East

May 10 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment.

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East

May 10 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment.

The answer to Uber's profit challenge? It may lie in its trove of data

May 09 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Over the past two years, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi has used his peace-making and political skills to settle battles with lawmakers and rivals and endear himself to employees who had suffered through a wretched period of corporate scandal.

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