Uber: Travis Kalanick's rollercoaster reign

Uber: Travis Kalanick's rollercoaster reign

There is no doubt that Travis Kalanick, the billionaire founder of the Uber lift-sharing platform, built a company that is one of the giants of Silicon Valley. However, recent months have seen him make a series of apologies for both his own behaviour and that of members of his leadership team. He has now told staff he is going to take some time away from the firm. He is set to have fewer responsibilities upon…

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Travis honoured for music contribution at Scottish awards ceremony

Travis honoured for music contribution at Scottish awards ceremony

Glasgow band Travis have been honoured for their contribution to Scottish music over the last two decades. The band, who released their first album in 1997, won the Outstanding Contribution to Music prize at the 18th Scottish Music Awards in Glasgow. They also performed at the ceremony, which raises money for music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins. Other winners included Glasgow alternative rock band Twin Atlantic, who were named best UK band. Biffy Clyro, who formed…

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