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WeWork cofounder and former CEO Adam Neumann would have benefited from the tender offer.

SoftBank confirms abandoning its plan to buy $3 billion worth of WeWork shares, citing ‘significant’ criminal and civil investigations

SoftBank cited investigations into WeWork's financing and it's dealings with Adam Neumann.
Arianna Huffington speaks onstage in 'Digital Detox' on day 2 of POPSUGAR Play/Ground on June 10, 2018 in New York City.

Uber lost 2 board members, including Arianna Huffington, an ally of ousted founder Travis Kalanick

Matt Cohler, a partner at Benchmark, which has been invested in Uber since its series A fundraising round, is also leaving.

Nintendo’s new, less expensive Switch is a brilliant move that is likely to sell millions of consoles this holiday — and the company’...

Nintendo's got a new, less expensive version of its Nintendo Switch console that's going to be a massive hit this holiday season.
Telegram CEO and founder Pavel Durov.

Silicon Valley VCs are reportedly lining up to invest in Telegram, the messaging app beloved by crypto traders and criticised by Theresa May

Telegram, which claims to have 170 million monthly users, is currently looking to raise $1.2 billion.
Travis Kalanick

Benchmark has dropped its lawsuit against Travis Kalanick and can never sue him over this issue again

As promised the contentious lawsuit between Benchmark and Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick is over and each side is taking a victory lap.

SoftBank is now Uber’s largest shareholder as deal closes

SoftBank has become...
Benchmark Capital general partner, and former Uber board member, Bill Gurley

Benchmark sold off $900 million of its Uber stock but wanted to sell more

Uber investors have been tripping over themselves to sell shares to Softbank at a discounted price.

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just appointed 2 new board members, a defiant move the company is calling a ‘complete surprise’

Xerox chairwoman Ursula Burns and former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain are joining Uber's board.

Travis Kalanick wins an early victory in his lawsuit with an Uber investor — but the fight isn’t over yet

Benchmark's lawsuit to wrestle board seats away from Kalanick's control has been sent to arbitration. Team Kalanick is declaring the decision a victory.

A well-known Uber investor sent a wild statement about the company invoking ‘saved souls’ and ‘sanctimonious hypocrites’

Uber investor Shervin Pishevar appears to be defending cofounder Travis Kalanick when he vows to expose certain people as "barren barons of moral turpitude."