Uber's CEO is out, Snapchat's Snap MapThe biggest stories in tech include Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick's departure, Snapchat's latest location-aware map and Twitch's exclusive broadcasting deal with Blizzard Entertainment.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has stepped down from his position as the company continues to pivot away from a series of PR gaps and internal controversies. His departure comes after investors had vocalized their request for Kalanick to step aside Even though the ride sharing company is still valued at $68 billion. Snap has debuted a new feature for its Snapchat app, a map that tracks your location and shares it with your friends should you choose to allow it to do so. If you opt in, the app will capture your location every time you open it or you can simply active Ghost Mode And no more location data will be collected. Snap says the feature is designed to get people exploring, and maybe even go on an adventure. And finally, Twitch and Blizzard entertainment have struck a deal making the game streaming platform the official broadcasting partner for Blizzard titles like Hearthstone, Overwatch, and StarCraft 2. A total of 20 eSports events in all. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNet Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play Store.