Uber's CEO drama, the OnePlus 5 arrivesThis week's biggest tech stories include Travis Kalanick's departure from Uber, the arrival of the OnePlus 5 phone and Tesla's possible entry into the streaming music business.
This is c|net, and here are the stories that matter right now. Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick has stepped down from his position as the company continues to pivot away from a series of PR gaffes and internal controversies. His departure comes after investors had vocalized their request for Kalanick to step aside Even though the ridesharing company is still valued at $68 billion. Also this week, Uber announced it will start to roll out an option for tipping in select cities with it going nationwide in July. OnePlus has debuted the company's flagship device, the OnePlus 5 And on paper it's an impressive piece of hardware. It uses the latest Snapdragon 835 processor. Has 8 gigabytes of RAM and as much as 128 gigabytes of storage. The phone ships with OnePlus' OxygenOS that rests upon Android 7.1.1. Pricing on the phone starts at $479 and tops out at $539. And finally, Recode is reporting that Tesla is in licensing talks with music labels for a proprietary streaming music service. Tesla isn't responding directly to the report but instead is saying it's goal is to, "simply achieve the maximum happiness for each of their customers." [MUSIC] You can stay up to date by downloading the CNet today app in the Apple or Google play store.