Uber has since faced other problems, including an intellectual property dispute over self-driving auto technology with Waymo, the self-driving vehicle business that operates under Google's parent company.
The company also has been criticized for its political ties in recent months, as well as run-ins with drivers and conflicts with regulators. Given those circumstances, Kalanick, who has worked nonstop since Uber's founding in 2009, had told people he might need a break.
Privately valued at $70 billion and operating in 80 countries, Uber seems to have as much potential as it does scandal.
Uber has acknowledged that it needs to bulk up its leadership, and this week hired Frances Frei, a professor from Harvard Business School, as vice-president of leadership strategy.
Uber spokesman Matt Kallman said that he wasn't sure the company would make a statement after the meeting.
There have been a series of problems over the a year ago or more that have called Kalanick's leadership of the ride-share company into question.
Many are speculating that if Michael does, in fact, leave Uber, it would actually help the company to fix some of its internal problems as well as to clean up its tarnished public image.
Uber's board includes Kalanick, his cofounder Garrett Camp, Uber's first CEO Ryan Graves, longtime Uber investor Bill Gurley and Arianna Huffington, among others.
The board, according to a person briefed on the matter, said they will discuss Kalanick taking time off from the company. Kalanick and partners from Uber's initial days are said to rule the board's voting power.
Uber has been under fire for months in the press, but this week, the drumbeat of negative headlines focused more squarely on Kalanick's controversial actions. Rachel Whetstone, the head of policy who quit in April, was seen as being one of the few people willing to stand up to the chief executive.
Uber also brought on former Apple executive Bozoma Saint John to become the company's new chief brand officer. It comes shortly after another law firm, Perkins Coie, submitted a separate report on sexual harassment and other employee concerns at the company. His absence at this point in the Uberinvestigation leaves company leadership in a tenuous position - particularly amidst claims of his involvement in the company's systematic issues with inequality and harassment.
Uber has been leaking pretty consistently since the report approached its conclusion, with a number of stories appearing last week including one about a senior Uber executive getting a rape victim's medical records released since an Uber driver perpetrated the crime.
His successor, 33-year-old Lincoln Riley , will be the youngest head coach at the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision level. The 56-year-old Stoops says the time is right to step down, but adds his health had nothing to do with his decision.
Trump on Saturday signed a $110 billion defense deal with Saudi Arabia alongside Salman and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The president on Sunday implored Muslim nations to form a new coalition to defeat extremism during a speech in Riyadh.
Moon warned in response to Paul's study that just because sleep is uninterrupted it does not mean it's better. This, she said, was adequate as seven hours is more or less the normal sleep time for these babies .
The attack raised security as a major theme of the general election , set for Thursday 8 June. "No reason to be alarmed". A spokesperson for Khan Sunday called Trump's remark "ill-informed" and said it took the mayor's words out of context.
New Zealand face Bangladesh in their Group A finale and will need to win and hope England deny Australia victory to progress. New Zealand are banking heavily on Kane Williamson who got a hundred in their first match against Bangladesh .
Wood returned at the 30-over stage of New Zealand's run chase in Cardiff to take the critical wicket of Kane Williamson for 87. Joe Root scored 64 off 65, opener Alex Hales 56 off 62, while Ben Stokes smashed a morale-boosting 53-ball 48 for England .
The move was denounced by leaders around the world including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and France's president Emmanuel Macron. In the aftermath, the White House has refused to confirm or deny whether Trump believes in human-caused climate change .
The "Today" tab lists down all the latest news along with a "Games" tab listing many other different kinds of stuff. The iOS 11 update isn't just about display or speed; many design aspects of the iPhone and iPad will be overhauled.
The properties will aim to reflect small town values and honor the local heritage, noted Danziger in a speech to guests. Danziger said the company has an additional 39 signed letters of intent, which are nonbinding, early-stage deals.
Martic is ranked 290th but she took just 49 minutes to beat the Latvian and match her best performance at a Grand Slam tournament. Williams had a good shot at making a run this year due to the weakened field, but she is now a casualty of that field.
No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final
Had Halep been fully fit, she would've been most people's favourite but for her to make such a swift recovery has been remarkable. And she just turned 20, the day she booked her spot in the final! "But, of course, I take the pressure because I love it".
Lewis Hamilton 'can't afford another weekend' like Monaco
With the drivers trundling behind the safety vehicle , tire temperatures dropped dramatically and some could not cope. The caravan heads overseas now, and the next race is in Canada , at Gilles Villeneuve Circuit, on 11th of June.
Patriots sign Julian Edelman to an extension
In his eight-year National Football League career to date, Edelman has 425 receptions for 4,540 yards and 24 touchdowns. He also came up with one of the most memorable highlights of the team's comeback win over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI.
Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin
I mean, why provoke him? He added of Putin: "I challenged him and I teased him and I angered him, I hit every note I could". These themes emerge in his interviews with Stone as well, according to excerpts that have been released online in advance.
Global growth headed for six-year high: OECD
There is uncertainty over government policies in major countries and wages are not yet growing as much as hoped, the OECD said. By contrast, it lowered its forecast for the US economy, and now expects growth this year of 2.1%, down from 2.4% in March.
Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers
He allowed just two hits to the Cubs over 5 1/3 innings in his last start on June 2 but earned a no-decision in a 3-2 loss. It really is", Gennett said , wearing a backup set of clothes after the others were whisked away. "It's very emotional.
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
Apple said it had updated the processors in its iMac and MacBook Pro lineup to Intel's most recent "Kaby Lake" processors . The top of the HomePod includes integrated touch controls and also shows the Siri waveform when voice-control is active.
Matta out at Ohio State
The school on Saturday said that JaQuan Lyle, the third-leading scorer last season, had quit the team last month. The Bearcats have played in the last seven NCAA tournaments and finished ranked in the top 20 on two occasions.