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Recode Daily: Uber’s internal report rolls out to employees today

Plus, how to watch Jeff Sessions testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and the poop on Goopcon.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
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The much-awaited internal report on Uber’s corporate culture will be delivered to employees today; Uber's board has already agreed to implement the report’s recommendations. Meanwhile, Uber’s SVP of business, Emil Michael, has left the company, and was replaced by VP of strategic initiatives David Richter; Uber’s board also appointed Nestle executive Wan Ling Martello as an independent board member.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, as lawmakers continue to probe the Trump administration’s potential ties to Russia. Here’s how to watch. [Tony Ronm / Recode]

A California federal appeals court said President Trump’s travel ban has “exceeded the scope of his authority.” It’s the latest legal blow for his executive order, as a Supreme Court battle looms. [Tony Romm / Recode]

Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged that his company is working on self-driving car tech. That’s an unusual step for Apple, which keeps product plans close to the vest. [Bloomberg]

Netflix and the movie studios are working on plans to let you watch new movies at home sooner — or right away — in an on-demand play that could cost movie theaters billions. And Facebook is building a feature to let users subscribe to news publications directly from its mobile app. [Peter Kafka / Recode]

Best Buy has a new weapon against rival Amazon — a try-before-you-buy $50-a-day rental option for cameras and wearables, including Apple Watch. A partnership with San Francisco-based startup Lumoid could wring more dollars out of so-called “open box” items — these will be available to rent out. [Jason Del Rey / Recode]

What Apple showed at WWDC expands computing in new ways. Steven Sinofsky walks us through the major hardware and software introductions from last week’s developers conference, and has some ideas about where they fit into Apple’s big picture. [Steven Sinofsky / Recode]

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The poop on Goopcon

Do you love yourself enough to read both of these very funny takes on lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow's first “wellness summit”? Tickets started at $500 for the celebrity skinny on Earthing, jade eggs, leech facials, frog venom and “spiritual Wi-Fi.” [Maureen Callahan / New York Post] [Jenni Avins / Quartz]


This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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