Uber’s self-driving unit Otto quietly purchased company that may affect Alphabet lawsuit

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A company now owned by Uber since 2016 quietly purchased a small company focusing on sensor innovation utilized in autonomous automobiles, giving the ride hailing company a patent in the technology and potentially a defense against a trade secrets theft lawsuit submitting against it by competing Alphabet Inc. The CEO of obscure Tyto Lidar LLC […]

Uber: Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado with self-driving truck

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In the first real-world financial use of autonomous trucking, some 45,000 cans of Budweiser beer got here late recently to a warehouse after traveling over 120 highway miles in a self-driving truck having no driver, executives from Uber and Anheuser-Busch told. Otto, the self-driving subsidiary of Uber, delivered a truckload of Budweiser from Fort Collins, […]