Week 98 – NR – Uber Hires And Fires, Boston Dynamics Sale, Apple Business Chat &
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Following our deep dive on Apple’s WWDC news on Monday, here is our News Roundup episode for the week. We kick things off with a bunch of Uber news, much of it involving hiring and firing of executives and others, in a sign that Uber may finally be taking its cultural problems seriously. Secondly, we talk about Alphabet’s sale of its Boston Dynamics and Schaft robotics businesses to SoftBank. And third, we talk about two other bits of Apple news from later in the week: Apple’s launch of Business Chat, and news that it won’t include “gigabit” modems in its next iPhones. As usual, you’ll find links to other relevant material in the show notes below: News stories we covered (Tech Narratives links unless otherwise noted): Uber fires Anthony Levandowski: https://www.technarratives.com/2017/05/30/★-uber-fires-anthony-levandowski-for-refusal-to-cooperate-in-lawsuit/ Uber hires Frances Frei: https://www.technarratives.com/2017/06/05/uber-hires-harvard-business-school-professor-to-help-with-culture-and-strategy/ Uber…