On August 30, 2017 new CEO has been introduced to Uber, what marks the end of a search that lasted more than two months. After a number of debates of Uber’s board of directors, former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has taken this position. Although he is going to continue to serve on Expedia’s board of directors. He called the job the “opportunity of a lifetime” and he is expected to bring the company to the new level.
At the Elevate Summit in Dallas, Texas Uber announced its plan on bringing flying taxis to Dubai and Dallas by the year of 2020. These flying vehicles will be small, electric aircrafts that take off and land vertically. They will have no emissions and are quiet enough to operate in cities. In the beginning of operation the price for a flight is expected to be $1.32 per mile, which is a bit higher than taking UberX for the same distance.
Uber is known for having a corporate culture that reveres aggressive attitudes and stepping on toes. CEO Travis Kalanick appears to also bring that same credo to his interactions with drivers.
In a dashboard video, published by Bloomberg on Tuesday, Kalanick is shown arguing with his driver over fares. The argument gets heated and ends with Kalanick telling the driver to stop blaming Uber for his problems.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is an important business phenomenon, especially in business spheres connected with IT and innovations. August 2016 was rich in companies’ acquisitions. Let us introduce you a list of fifteen companies which have acquired businesses last August. The list is drawn up in date order.
There are tons of apps in Google Play and the App Store for you to choose from, but the question is…Which one of these apps is actually the best? There are tons of tops out there, presenting various apps, from all categories, but we like to think that we managed to pick the best out of the best. Let’s begin, shall we?
Hopefully, out list will help you pick some new apps for your phone and you will enjoy them as much as we do. Also, if you have other suggestions, which could make it to a second part of our top, feel free to tell us about them, using the comments section below!