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    After Video Leak, Uber CEO Wants ‘Leadership Help’

    He says it’s time to “grow up.” Uber’s had a tumultuous month already — a sexual harassment investigation, a lawsuit from Alphabet over alleged stolen trade secrets — and now footage has emerged of founder and CEO Travis Kalanick berating an Uber driver who complained that the company had made him “bankrupt.” The Feb. 5 video shows Kalanick accusing the driver of not taking responsibility for himself. Now Kalanick, whose company is valued around $70 billion, says he’ll seek “leadership help,” though it’s not clear whom he’ll tap for guidance.

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