Uber’s rocky year: Travis Kalanick’s resignation is just the latest thing
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned as chief executive of the ride-hailing giant Wednesday, pushed out by investors just a week after he announced he was going on an indefinite leave of absence.
The San Francisco startup, valued at near $70 billion, has been rocked this year by allegations of a corrosive culture that allowed sexual harassment and other bad behavior to go unchecked for years.
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Here’s a timeline with the highlights and lowlights of Uber’s 2017.