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Just the Tip – Uber’s Kalanick Out, Tipping In

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The big news coming out of Uber keeps coming.  And coming.  And still coming. Last week it was CEO Travis Kalanick’s leave of absence (which came on the heels of a special investigation of the rampant cultural problems at the tech company).  That was closely followed by a resignation after inappropriate commentary by a board member. The…

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Uber Board Member Takes Foot Off Gas, Inserts In Mouth

Well that didn’t take long… Mere hours after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced he would be taking an indefinite leave of absence and special investigator Eric Holder delivered the findings of a report on cultural issues at the company, an Uber board member has resigned over a sexist remark. It seems the beleaguered tech company cannot…

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More Sex Love and Uber

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Three years ago, I decided to experiment with driving for Uber just so I could better understand the UberX platform.  It was brand-new to Dallas-Fort Worth and I had yet to even be an UberX customer having only utilized the relatively new Uber car service in cities like New York and San Francisco. That mini…

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Lyft, Uber Enter Underserved Healthcare Market

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The healthcare market is a trillion-dollar segment of the US economy – and growing.  One often unnoticed – and untapped – healthcare market is for nonemergency medical transportation.  Patients need transportation to physician appointments, routine treatments, diagnostic examinations, and other types of healthcare.  Lyft and Uber have found a new niche – stepping up to meet…

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