Uber’s board of directors voted unanimously for Dara Khosrowshahi, longstanding CEO of Expedia, to be its new CEO. Former CEO Travis Kalanick said in a statement that he wishes Dara well, saying that casting his vote was “a big moment for me and I couldn't be happier to pass the torch to such an inspiring leader.”
Microsoft and Amazon struck a partnership that will allow Cortana and the Amazon Echo to work together in perfect digital assistant harmony. The collaboration will allow users to access Amazon Voice Services via Cortana on Windows 10 PCs when it launches later this year.
Samsung unveiled the new Gear Sport, a sportier iteration of the successful Gear S3 smartwatch, with a round 1.2” display, Bixby integration, and a rotating bezel for navigation through the Tizen operating system.
Plus, Essential botches its customer support communication in a big way, the comment period for the dismantling of Net Neutrality rules is ending, and Paul Warner from InMoment discusses how Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods could affect employees of both companies.
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- Uber makes CEO pick official, Kalanick makes first comment
- Full email: New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi tells Expedia team he’s scared and optimistic about role
- Inside Uber’s Wild Ride in a Search of a New C.E.O.
- Hey Cortana, open Alexa: Microsoft and Amazon’s first-of-its-kind collaboration
- Samsung’s Gear Sport mixes classical design cues with modern fitness tracking
- Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Sport are official — here’s everything you need to know
- Essential Won't Ship Till They Have Photo ID
- In colossal screw up, Essential shared customers’ driver’s licenses over email
- whole foods careers
- Whole Foods’ staff designed those meat logos on their own — Amazon didn’t tell them to
- BURNING RIVER ENDURANCE RUNS & RELAY
- FCC flooded with comments before critical net neutrality vote
- Net neutrality comment deadline is tomorrow; 21.9 million comments in so far
- FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Docket