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Travis Kalanick Stepped Down, But Uber's Problems Won't Be Instantly Solved
Uber

Travis Kalanick Stepped Down, But Uber's Problems Won't Be Instantly Solved

It's going to take a lot more to regain customer and employee trust than a symbolic resignation.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways We Have Changed During Uber's 7 Years of Business
Uber

5 Ways We Have Changed During Uber's 7 Years of Business

A look at the impact made by the ride hailing company led by Travis Kalanick.
Nina Zipkin
Burger King Makes Real Life Monarch Mad With New Ad
Advertising

Burger King Makes Real Life Monarch Mad With New Ad

A campaign featuring a cartoon of Belgium's King Philippe has displeased the royal family.
Nina Zipkin
Why It's Important That Facebook Admitted It Sometimes 'Gets Things Wrong'
Facebook

Why It's Important That Facebook Admitted It Sometimes 'Gets Things Wrong'

Here is what you can learn from the controversy over the social network's content moderation policies.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook's Content Moderation Rules Are Both Careful and Shocking
Facebook

Facebook's Content Moderation Rules Are Both Careful and Shocking

The rules for dealing with violent and disturbing images often require moderators to ask whether they are 'newsworthy' or 'raise awareness.'
Nina Zipkin
3 Lessons From Pepsi's Controversial Kendall Jenner Protest Ad
Brands

3 Lessons From Pepsi's Controversial Kendall Jenner Protest Ad

If your business isn't politics, keep politics out of your business.
Steve Tobak
Pepsi Ignites Outrage With Kendall Jenner Ad
Controversies

Pepsi Ignites Outrage With Kendall Jenner Ad

Just because you can, it doesn't mean you should.
Nina Zipkin
What Does Uber Need to Do to Fix Its Battered Reputation?
Inspiring Your Team

What Does Uber Need to Do to Fix Its Battered Reputation?

The ride-hailing company appears to be saying the right things, but only time will tell if it can walk the walk, too.
Nina Zipkin
Starbucks Now Has Spring Cups, and They Look Kind of Familiar
Starbucks

Starbucks Now Has Spring Cups, and They Look Kind of Familiar

Although the coffee chain's seasonal cups have courted controversy in the past, we think it will be pretty safe with these new designs.
Nina Zipkin
Uber Says It Will No Longer Use Tech to Target Law Enforcement
Uber

Uber Says It Will No Longer Use Tech to Target Law Enforcement

It had a 'playbook' to thwart sting operations, according to The New York Times.
Nina Zipkin
3 Lessons Every CEO Can Learn From Travis Kalanick's Emotional Meeting With Uber's Female Engineers
Inspiring Your Team

3 Lessons Every CEO Can Learn From Travis Kalanick's Emotional Meeting With Uber's Female Engineers

One of the engineers took the CEO to task about the harmful culture of Uber and its peers.
Nina Zipkin
Under Armour CEO Comes Out Against Trump Travel Ban. Read His Full Text Explanation.
Trump & Business

Under Armour CEO Comes Out Against Trump Travel Ban. Read His Full Text Explanation.

After a week of controversy, the CEO says the words that sparked a boycott did not reflect his intent.
Entrepreneur Staff
Disney, Google Cut Ties With YouTube Star PewDiePie for Posting Anti-Semitic Content
YouTube

Disney, Google Cut Ties With YouTube Star PewDiePie for Posting Anti-Semitic Content

YouTube's most popular creator will no longer work with Maker Studios or stream the second season of his reality show on YouTube Red.
Entrepreneur Staff
Netflix Show About Nasty Gal Founder to Premiere This Spring
Netflix

Netflix Show About Nasty Gal Founder to Premiere This Spring

'With a show being made about your life, I think the smartest thing is to kind of stay out of the way,' Sophia Amoruso said.
Nina Zipkin
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