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Uber CEO Talks Taxi War, Surge Pricing and Why He Needs All That Cash (Video)

Things got a little funny, a little testy and just a little bit weird.

Asa Mathat
Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

Travis Kalanick likes to talk. And in a wide-ranging interview at the Code Conference on Wednesday, he did a lot of it, discussing everything from his negative public perception to a defense of the company’s controversial surge pricing methodology.

Here’s a clip of those highlights and more from today’s interview with Kara Swisher:

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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