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Deposed Uber chief Travis Kalanick welcomes new CEO

Deposed Uber chief Travis Kalanick welcomes new CEO

We are delighted to announce that Uber's Board has voted unanimously to appoint Dara Khosrowshahi to be our new CEO.

Neither Khosrowshahi nor Uber have commented on the appointment. The highly criticized capability was first reported a year ago by TechCrunch, which noted that the company was able to decipher users locations up to five minutes after the ride was over because - among other factors - the app often still runs on the background of phones.

Benchmark, which was behind the coup that forced Kalanick to resign, alleges that the founder hired allies to the board to increase his control over the company.

"Indeed, it has appeared at times as if the search was being manipulated to deter candidates and create a power vacuum in which Travis could return", said Benchmark in an open letter to Uber employees. Huffington also said that the board vote on his hiring had been unanimous, meaning that Kalanick did not put up the fight that had been expected. The experience with Expedia could provide valuable insight for Uber in how it plans to work with other fields of the transportation industry as it introduces more self-driving cars onto the road. And the company is still working to fix its culture after an investigation into sexual harassment allegations.

"I think the way that this whole thing unfolded is not the way that most people would have planned it", Okerstrom said. Thickening the plot even further is Whitman's act as she tried to place herself to be the top contenders of the post again though she had stated in clear terms back in June she is not in the running for the Uber hot seat anymore.

Immelt is leaving GE after spending 16 years at the company and his departure date is set to be on 31 December 2017, although his successor John Flannery will take over at the start of August.

In November Uber had come under fire for not providing the customers with an option to track their location "while using the app".

Mayer was Yahoo's CEO before Verizon completed its acquisition of the company.

The company is losing hundreds of millions of dollars a quarter.

The loss-making firm's troubles in the Philippines are just one of many problems it faces globally. She did say, however, that Uber hadn't reached out to ask her about filling the position. The company's former CEO Travis Kalanick had to go after he took the company to the cleaners. Expedia works with auto rental companies, for instance; Uber has a deal with Hertz, and there's a potential for rental auto companies to play a bigger role in managing autonomous vehicles in the future.

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