Travis Kalanick

The Unicorn

Unicorn, Trank, and Rasier: The Names Uber Uses to Do Business

A look at Uber's tangled web of subsidiary companies and codenames.
Mark Harris
7.24.17
CAPITALISM

We Don't Need Uber

There are populist alternatives to Uber that don't come with a side of moral confusion.
Jason Koebler
6.14.17
Have U Noticed?

Wikipedia Editors Have Been Arguing About Travis Kalanick’s Nipples for 3 Years

#FreeTheNipple
Sarah Emerson
6.9.17
good riddance

Uber Is Cleaning House Ahead of Sexual Harassment Investigation

The results of Uber's "independent investigation" into harassment claims are coming to light.
Sarah Emerson
6.6.17
Uber mad

Let’s Watch Pittsburgh’s Mayor Slowly Realize Uber Is Not His Friend

A case study in how Uber screws cities with the help of their elected officials.
Jason Koebler
5.22.17
Genre Lifestyle

Was Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Really the 2nd Best 'Wii Tennis' Player in the World? An Investigation

We have some questions.
Jess Joho
4.26.17
uber sexual harassment

Uber Taps Former Advocates to Conduct ‘Independent’ Sexual Harassment Review

So far, there’s little convincing evidence that Uber’s “independent review” of sexual harassment claims won’t take Uber’s best-interests into mind.
Sarah Emerson
2.21.17
uber

Uber Does Damage Control as Outraged Users Delete the App

Things got messy for Uber after President Trump issued an executive order, banning Muslims from seven countries from entering the US.
Sarah Emerson
1.29.17
Pittsburgh

Uber CEO and Pittsburgh Mayor Discussed Reducing State Fines, Emails Reveal

Travis Kalanick and Pittsburgh's mayor have a chummy relationship, emails obtained using Pennsylvania's Right to Know Act show.
Jason Koebler
10.14.16
Interview

The Head of CMU's Robotics Lab Says Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Not Even Close’

A conversation on rebuilding after Uber gutted the top lab.
Jordan Pearson
9.1.16
Pittsburgh

Uber Begins Its Endgame: Replacing Humans

Uber will let driverless cars start shuttling passengers around Pittsburgh by the end of the month.
Jason Koebler
8.18.16
Uber Earth

The Tiny Deal-Breakers That Make Uber Skip Town

A look into Uber’s regulatory mess.
Nicole Kobie
5.29.16
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