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A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc. stock sale was juxtaposed on Wednesday with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack — something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with boundless investor interest, but whose penchant for rule-breaking has led to a series of scandals.

The stock sale advertised in the New York Times will enable Uber investors to sell their shares to Japanese investor SoftBank, a critical deal for the company whose problems included building software to spy on competitors and to evade regulators and being investigated in Asia for paying bribes.

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