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Bozoma Saint John, Ubers brand officer: Saying please gets me everything I need

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The Connecticut-born marketing executive on her fearless daughter and the app she couldnt live without Born in Connecticut, US, Saint JohnBozoma Saint John, 40, spent her early childhood in Kenya. After studying English and African American at Wesleyan University, she worked for Spike DDB, then ran PepsiCos music and entertainment marketing division. In 2014, she became head of global consumer marketing for iTunes. In June, she became chief brand officer at Uber. She is a widow, has one …

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The insidiousness of Silicon Valley VCs, and their pithy, pathetic apology blogs

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… allegedly sexually assaulted at least one woman and harassed multiple others, per testimonies from the women. SEE ALSO: So many men resigned from Uber that it basically has gender parity in its leadership now In the wake of the scandal’s public unveiling, McClure tried his hand at public self-flagellation: an apology, via a blog post on Medium titled “I’m a Creep. I’m Sorry.” At best, it’s a trite, failed effort. Especially when you take into consideration …

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Meet Silvercar, The Startup Trying To Shake Up Airport Car Rental

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… “So the challenge is now working on how to deliver the next generation of car rental experience at the airport in a system that was designed 20 or 30 years ago with an incredibly powerful car rental lobby that essentially dictates the terms of those CONRACs.” Just as Uber has rattled the medallion system for the taxi industry, Schneider says Silvercar wants to shake up the airport rental car industry’s status quo. And as is the fashion with those looking to disrupt an ages-old …

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Man flirts with death pranking wife with Photoshop of their son’s shaven head

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… ALSO: Uber driver picks up her boyfriend’s other girlfriend and then sh*t really hits the fan Bobby set his wife up with a classic “don’t be mad” scenario. And then hit her with the first Photoshop. A closer look. Obviously, she didn’t take this well. Then boom. He hit her with Photoshop number two. “My sweet baby looks like a potato,” this pissed wife responds. But this father wasn’t done. “Further?” He asked himself. …

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Twitter is proof that April Fools sucks and Trump will always be a great punchline

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When ur face is laughing but ur soul is cryingImage: Shutterstock / Uber Images “The Trump Presidency” is a pretty obvious, easy setup for an April Fools joke. Many people aren’t fans of starting the month off with lies and pranks (we’re among them), but at least there’s some quality, topical work being done about how stupid this “holiday” is. SEE ALSO: Snapchat drags Instagram so hard with its April Fools’ Day filter We live in a …

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50 Truly Terrifying Creepy Stories Thatll Scare You Into Perpetual Insomnia

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… some noise in my brothers room. I think nothing of it and just shake it off. I just laid there and the noise had stopped so I lay back down and try to fall asleep. Then I started hearing noises in the kitchen, which was odd as nobody would be rummaging through the kitchen drawers at this time of night. I start to get a little worried and check my phone- I see a snap from my brother from about 1AM and he was out getting wasted with friends, so I calm down and think he just got an Uber. I was wide …

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The 50 funniest films chosen by comedians

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… Cage falls in love with cop Hunter. They want a baby. The local furniture magnate and his wife have just had quintuplets. Surely they wouldnt miss one? 2 The Nutty Professor Jerry Lewis, 1963 Not the multi-Eddie Murphy fart-tastic spectacular. Rather the far superior 1963 version with the genius of Jerry Lewis. The story is much the same but Jerry Lewis plays an Uber-nerd who becomes suave sophisticate Buddy Love once hes knocked back his concoction. Much preferred to the fat shaming of the …

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Cinema trains lens on role of nude scene: artistic, erotic or gratuitous?

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… Justin Bieber supposedly recently refused to play a sex scene with another man in the film Uber Girl. Reports claimed he had demanded a rewrite of the script, although he has since denied this. Romney suggests it can actually be more difficult for a male star to be taken seriously after a nude scene: Because were less used to seeing full frontal male nudity in mainstream cinema, it tends to be seen as anomalous, or comic, he said. Viggo Mortensens recent nude scene in Captain Fantastic is a …

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The gentrification of Washington DC: how my city changed its colours

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… by train, weather permitting, I often walk the mile-and-a-half from Union Station to the White House along Constitution Avenue before catching an Uber home, just to reacquaint myself with some of the structures and institutions that make my city so unique. Here are the Smithsonian Museum buildings, many of which I entered as a child on school field trips. This is the majestic, David Adjaye-designed African American History Museum, so long overdue. There is the Washington monument in marble of …

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Kim Kardashian Calls Out Uber For Banning Kendall Jenner From Getting Rides

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Uber doesnt care if youre a celebrity or a normal person: It will ban you from the app without telling you why. Thats exactly the situation Kendall Jenner found herself in, according to her big sis Kim Kardashian, whos the supermodels chauffeuruntil further notice. Yesterday, Kim K tweeted this: Ugh I have to drive @KendallJenner around tonight bc she’s banned from Uber! Why @Uber?!?! She’s a “model” passenger!!!!! Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) August 27, 2016 …

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