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Is there any industry Reliance is not a part of? Folks at Factor Daily have uncovered that Reliance will soon be launching Reliance Jio Cabs, an app based cab aggregator. They've already placed an order for 600 cars! Hey Bhavish & Travis, jittery much?
Speaking of cab aggregators, anyone know what's happening with the drivers' strike in Bangalore, Delhi & Bombay? We'd love to hear your thoughts on the issue via Twitter or even Medium.
While Uber is used to fire fighting externally, be it unions or governments, the last couple of weeks have been tumultuous to say the least. Seems like Susan Fowler's disclosure (much needed in the light of things) of blatant sexism & harassment within the company has opened a can of worms. And the problems go far deeper.
In the latest development, Amit Singhal, a highly regarded SVP at Uber got the boot. Singhal, it seems, did not disclose that he left Google in adispute over a sexual harassment allegation. Unfortunately, this seems more of a PR stunt as a 'stern measure' in the wake of the recent harassment scandal.
Things turned for even worse when a video of Travis Kalanick arguing with an Uber driver surfaced recently. The two are seen arguing about price drops and their effect on the drivers.
#DeleteUber trended last month during Trump's Muslim ban. Will all these revelations push even more users to say goodbye to the app?