Uber Faces Tough Road Amid Lawsuits, Loss of President

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Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uber Travis Kalanick gestures as he speaks at an event in New Delhi on December 16, 2016.  (Photo: Money Sharma/AFP/Getty Images)

In the latest drama at Uber, company president Jeff Jones announced his resignation this week after only six months on the job. Jones' departure comes as the San Francisco ride-hailing company grapples with a raft of lawsuits and scandals, including recent sexual harassment allegations. Also this week, Uber announced plans to significantly scale back its planned expansion to Oakland after buying space in the new Warriors arena project at Mission Bay. We'll discuss what these newest developments mean for the company, the Bay Area and for the tech community.

Guests:

Eric Newcomer, reporter, Bloomberg Business

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