"I have enormous respect for the company & founders - Travis, Garrett and Ryan", Immelt tweeted Sunday.
Supposedly, Uber is anxious not just about criticism of Immelt's time at GE (his performance there was mixed), but also former CEO Travis Kalanick's eagerness to have Immelt take his old position.
Benchmark, a notable venture capital firm and Uber investor, isn't confident that Immelt can tame Uber's co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick, Recode reported.
An HPE spokesman reached Sunday by CRN once again reiterated Whitman's strong statement that she will not be the next Uber CEO. The slate of candidates had narrowed to three people, according to people with knowledge of the process.
Uber's eight-member board is expected to vote later on Sunday on the firm's new leader. Times reporter Mike Isaac tweeted that Immelt pulled out to save face because he didn't have the necessary support from Uber's board.
Representatives for Uber, Benchmark and Immelt declined to comment.
The ride-hailing giant, valued at about $70 billion, faces a lawsuit over self-driving vehicle technology from Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo and a USA probe into the use of software to deceive law enforcement officials.
Uber's quest for a new chief executive to succeed Travis Kalanick has taken another twist after one of America's most senior corporate figures ruled himself out. Kalanick was embroiled in scandals involving the mishandling of an Indian woman's medical records and a verbal altercation with an Uber driver.
The new chief executive will have to reform the company's workplace culture following accusations of sexual discrimination and harassment, recruit new executives including a chief financial officer and chief operating officer, and deal with numerous legal wrangles. "I am fully committed to HPE and plan to remain the company's CEO". Others wanted to make another run at Whitman or keep searching. He recently stepped down as GE CEO, but remains the chairman through the end of this year.
Shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer argues for a transitional period within the EU customs union and single market. This is challenging enough without having to negotiate separate transitional arrangements at the same time".
What originally looked like it could be a major injury was revealed to be a sprain on Tuesday after the receiver underwent an MRI. Beckham, one of the game's most popular players, could land a record-breaking wideout contract topping $100 million.
Nintendo Switch is a great platform and is capable enough of running at PlayStation 4/Xbox One games at 720p/30FPS or 720p/60FPS. The game will be released episodically, with all ten episodes being available at launch and the first being free to download.
Tal Afar has produced some of IS's most senior commanders and was cut off from the rest of IS-held territory in June. It lies along the supply route between Syria and the former ISIL-stronghold of Mosul.
Listen to the two songs side-by-side here. "It's about to get ugly, and Kim is ready to shut Taylor down!" a source told Radar. At one point during the song, the singer makes the point overwhelmingly clear. "Maybe I got mine but you'll all get yours".
In particular, former ministers KP Munusamy and C Ponnaiyan were dead against a merger without the assurance of removing Sasikala. However, there were differences of opinion among the office bearers of the Panneerselvam faction over the terms of the merger.
Dutch-made Donald Trump pills have been showing up for some time on the United Kingdom market, according to reports. Police made the discovery of what they called the "Drugs of the Year" after stopping a Peugeot 307 on the Autobahn.
Simona Halep smiled wryly when she recalled learning of her first-round opponent on the US Open practice courts on Friday. Playing unseeded for the first time since 2003, Maria Sharapova comes into the tournament ranked in the 146 position.
Officers remain on scene and enquiries are ongoing. "Everything on lockdown, heavily armed police seem calm". The man was believed to have a sword and two officers were injured when restraining the suspect.
A poppy single would certainly stick a pin in rumors that Swift's aiming for a more urban sound with forthcoming work. Taylor Swift put everyone in dilemma by following a mysterious " Snake " post.
Sebastian Gorka is out at the White House
Gorka claimed he wore the medal to honor his late father, who had been awarded it for fighting communism. Gorka also disputed the White House's account to the Washington Examiner's Sarah Westood .
Iran welcomes restoring of Qatari relations
Analysts believe the unprecedented political crisis in the Persian Gulf has pushed Qatar closer to Tehran. Unlike Riyadh, however, Doha had not cut all diplomatic ties with Iran.
Major brawl breaks out between Tigers and Yankees
Yankees reliever Tommy Kahnle threw at Cabrera on the previous pitch, leading to an ejection for Kahnle and manager Joe Girardi . When Cabrera took a swing, the benches cleared and the bullpens emptied, as players ran over 100 metres to join the fight .
Will Taylor Swift Release New Music This Friday?
She returned to Instagram Monday with a video of a snake's tail, eventually showing the serpent's head in a clip Wednesday. Taylor Swift fans have been awaiting this announcement for nearly three years, when she released her album "1989".
Barcelona sues PSG's Neymar for breach of contract
Barcelona continue to express their public disagreement after the player paid the buy-out clause to end the contract unilaterally. Barcelona and Neymar have been involved in a off-the-field battle since the player joined PSG on 3 August.
Korea rejects USA call to revise 'job killer' trade deal
In June, Trump told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that USA automakers a should have a "fair shake" for better vehicle sales. The trade issue has emerged just as the US and South Korea need each other's support to fight North Korea's nuclear threat.