Uber Apologizes for Making Jokes and Allowing You to Not Have to Own a Car

An executive at Uber is regretting his words after inadvertently coming across as a James Bond-esque villain.

Senior Vice President Emil Michael allegedly suggested that Uber should dig up dirt on journalists who have been critical of the company, in order to discredit them. While in conversation at a dinner of elites in Manhattan’s Waverly Inn, the Senior Vice President insincerely proposed spending a million dollars to hire a team of opposition researchers that would look into the personal lives of outspoken Uber critics.

Through a company spokesperson, Emil Michael later apologized, saying, “The... (read more)

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