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    Uber Struggles to Find New CEO

    Nobody wants to come out on top. The ride-hailing giant, valued at $70 billion, has been leaderless since founder Travis Kalanick resigned last month amid a series of personal and corporate difficulties. While some conjectured that he’d be replaced by HP leader Meg Whitman, she’s since tweeted that she won’t be taking the job, and media mogul Arianna Huffington’s also demurred. Some board members are reportedly jockeying to put Kalanick back in charge, despite his reputation as an enfant terrible, adding uncertainty as a September deadline to name a new chief looms.

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