Uber filed to go public this week. No huge shock there; everybody within the trade has been ready months for the ride-hailing big to hit the accelerator on its IPO. What did increase an eyebrow had been the main points the corporate divulged in its submitting—from the way it views the way forward for its enterprise to what it considers its major challenges within the market.
This week, we invite WIRED transportation reporter Aarian Marshall again onto the present to interrupt down all the revelations in Uber’s S-1 submitting. You can learn her information story concerning the upcoming Uber IPO proper right here on WIRED.
Also on this week’s pod, Mike, Lauren, and Arielle talk about the primary picture of a black gap, the most recent privateness issues round Alexa gadgets, and a few upcoming modifications to Facebook’s News Feed.
Read Aarian on Uber. Read Lily Hay Newman on Alexa, Sophia Chen on the black gap pic, and Emily Dreyfuss and Issie Lapowsky on Facebook. Recommendations this week are Jumbo Privacy Assistant, 1bike1world, and the Criterion Channel. Send the Gadget Lab hosts suggestions on their private Twitter feeds. Arielle Pardes might be discovered at @pardesoteric. Lauren Goode is @laurengoode. Michael Calore might be discovered at @snackfight. Our visitor Aarian Marshall is @aarianmarshall. Bling the primary hotline at @GadgetLab. Our theme tune is by Solar Keys.
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