Google takes legal action against Uber, alleges of stealing 14,000 self-driving secrets

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Waymo, a part of Alphabet, owner of Google, submitted a lawsuit Thursday against Uber, alleging that the company stole a few of its autonomous-car secrets. Waymo was started as Alphabet/Google’s self-driving car project years earlier, and was spun off into its own business. In the lawsuit, Waymo declares a former worker may have stolen exclusive […]

Uber Stops San Francisco Driverless Tests DMV Revokes Test Fleet Registration

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Uber‘s confusing defiance of a California requirement that it get a $150 permit to run self-driving vehicles in San Francisco came to an end with the ride-hailing business revealing it was suspending the program. Uber had little option: California’s Department of Motor Vehicles revoked registrations for its 16-vehicle test fleet previously in the day. “We’re […]

California threatens legal action against Uber unless it stops self-driving cars

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California’s chief law officer Kamala Harris threatened legal action against Uber unless it “immediately” eliminates its self-driving from the roads of San Francisco. The danger from the workplace of the outgoing attorney general was contained in a letter provided to the public Friday shortly after Uber stated it would defy state policies, a move the […]

Uber acquires autonomous truck startup Otto

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Uber is acquiring Otto, a startup that’s been working on developing self-driving trucks for an undisclosed sum. Its co-founder, Anthony Levandowski, is a former Googler who is working on self-driving for years. He’ll direct Uber’s whole self-driving department– both Otto’s self-driving truck efforts and Uber’s own fast-growing autonomous division, reporting straight to Uber CEO Travis […]