David-drummond

  • Alphabet’s David Drummond leaves Uber’s board amid mounting competition

    Alphabet’s David Drummond leaves Uber’s board amid mounting competition

    David Drummond, who joined Uber’s board of directors in August 2013, stepped down several weeks ago, Uber has confirmed to TechCrunch. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news. At first blush: no surprise whatsoever. Earlier this month, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said the company’s first fleet of self-driving cars would begin running in Pittsburgh soon (as soon as this… Read More

  • Google Ventures Almost Ready To Launch, But It Is A Bad Idea

    Yes, the rumors are true. Google’s Rich Miner is moving from the Android team to a new venture arm called Google Ventures. Miner recently appeared at a conference identified with a Google Ventures name tag, which reignited rumors from last summer about Google’s venture investing plans. A source confirms that Miner is part of that team and expects a formal announcement in a… Read More