FBI probes Uber’s use of software to target rival Lyft | TechCrunch

Old news, but of growing importance. One of the challenges for new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is addressing the consequences of the “free-wheeling bro culture,” which is a nice way of people were freely ignoring the law at Uber.

Latest unwelcome newsflash for the incoming CEO: The ride-hailing giant’s use of a software program which tracked activity of a rival, Lyft, is being investigated by the FBI over whether it constituted an illegal interference with a competitor, the WSJ reports.

Source: FBI probes Uber’s use of software to target rival Lyft | TechCrunch

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