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Jun 21, 2017

06/21/2017: Uber investors oust CEO Travis Kalanick


A group of investors have pushed out Uber's founder and CEO following a series of controversies, including allegations of sexual harassment. On today's show, we'll take a look about what's in store for the ride-sharing company's future and how much…

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06/21/2017: The future of Uber

Jun 21, 2017
Uber has just undergone a shareholder revolt. Investors have ousted CEO Travis Kalanick following investigations that found widespread abuse in the company's workplace. Adam Lashinsky, an executive editor at Fortune who's also authored a book on Uber, joined us to…

A group of investors have pushed out Uber’s founder and CEO following a series of controversies, including allegations of sexual harassment. On today’s show, we’ll take a look about what’s in store for the ride-sharing company’s future and how much power Kalanick still has left within the company. Plus: A look at how technology is helping farmers determine the most efficient growing practices. 

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