Browsing: Travis Kalanick

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Uber hires Nasa engineer to build flying cars

In 2010, an advanced aircraft engineer at Nasa’s Langley Research Centre named Mark Moore published a white paper outlining the feasibility of electric aircraft that could take off and land like helicopters but were smaller and quieter. The

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Uber CEO quits Trump advisory council

Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick is stepping down from US President Donald Trump’s business advisory council after criticism from customers and drivers. Kalanick’s participation on the council, along with more than a dozen other US

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Tech giants angry over Trump immigration order

Google has asked staffers who may have been affected by a new executive order on immigration to return to the US quickly, joining a growing number of technology executives voicing concerns over restrictions that could

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Uber, Didi to merge to create $35bn firm

Uber Technologies will sell its China business to Didi Chuxing, the dominant ride-hailing service in the country, according to people familiar with the matter, ending a costly battle between the two companies

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International Newsmakers of 2014

As is customary at this time of the year, TechCentral is pleased to present its lists of who it considers are the biggest technology newsmakers over the past 12 months, both internationally and in South Africa. We kick it off, as always