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Uber vs Waymo legal battle- Uber wins a crucial point

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Uber is fighting too many battles both within the company and outside it. Though things aren’t looking bright for the ride-hailing company on either of the fronts, looks like, Uber may have got a breather of sorts at least on one front.

Judge denies stay in Uber-Waymo’s lawsuit

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A magistrate judge in the Uber-Waymo lawsuit has ruled that Uber must hand over a key document that sheds light on what it knew about the alleged theft of trade secrets from Waymo’s self-driving car unit. Waymo claimed that Anthony

Lyft teams up with nuTonomy to bring first self-driving Lyft service to Boston

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After GM and Waymo, Lyft has a new partner in the world of autonomous technology in the form of nuTonomy, the Boston-based company that was first to put self-driving taxis on roads in Singapore. As per the new partnership, the two companies aim

Uber vs Waymo: Anthony Levandowski is fired

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Amidst the raging battle with Alphabet’s self-driving unit, Waymo, Uber has fired Otto co-founder, Anthony Levandowski. first reported by New York Times and was made official to employees through an internal staff email circulated on Tuesday. Waymo filed a lawsuit against Uber in February

Another blow for Uber in its legal battle against Waymo

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Uber was ordered by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley on Thursday to hand over the unredacted term sheet of its agreement with Otto to Waymo. The judge said there was no basis for Uber to censor parts of the document because there was no privileged

Uber might fire Anthony Levandowski if he refuses to comply with the court’s order

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Marking a significant shift in the most talked-about lawsuit in the self-driving industry, Uber has asked Anthony Levandowski to waive his Fifth Amendment rights or else, he will lose his job at Uber. That sounds nothing less than a threat!

Uber vs Waymo battle: Uber may continue self-driving work but Levandowski barred from LiDAR

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A federal judge has ruled in the matter of a preliminary injunction against Uber saying that former Google employee and Otto founder Anthony Levandowski can no longer work on any projects that involve LiDAR technology. The ride-hailing company can, however, continue its autonomous

Waymo teams up with Lyft to work on self-driving cars

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While their common rival-Uber reels under a spate of lawsuits, Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo is teaming up with Lyft to bring self-driving cars to the general population via fleet services, reports New York Times. Citing sources, the report said that the two companies

Samsung all set to test self-driving cars on South Korean roads

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While Uber and Waymo have already hit the roads to test their autonomous vehicles, Apple recently got an official permission to do the same. Now, another tech giant joins these titans as it recently got approval to test self-driving cars on public

Anthony Levandowski quits as Uber’s self-driving unit’s head amid legal battle with Waymo

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Anthony Levandowski, the head of Uber’s self-driving unit- Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) is stepping aside from his role “through the remainder of the Waymo litigation,” according to a letter that he sent to staff. According to a report from Business Insider, Levandowski won’t be working on

Google all set to test its self-driving cars with real passengers

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After years of testing with its own engineers and drivers, Google is finally taking its self-driving cars on road for general public in Phoenix, Arizona. Now known as Waymo, the Alphabet Inc. self-driving car unit, announced it’s adding 500 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans to

Its raining lawsuits for Uber; this time for tracking Lyft drivers

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Looks like its a season of lawsuits for cab-aggregator, Uber. Barely days after being sued by Hailo Technologies for patent infringement comes yet another lawsuit by a former Lyft driver alleging that a secret program- internally called “Hell”- created by the ride-hailing giant

Another lawsuit filed against Uber by Hailo Technologies

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While Uber is already battling a case filed by Google’s Waymo for stealing 14k documents, here comes another lawsuit from a company named Hailo Technologies which has sued Uber over alleged infringement of U.S. Patent 5,973,619, that covers an “automated vehicle dispatch

After trade secrets, Uber and Waymo now fight over nature of arbitration

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It seems Uber does not want to clean its dirty laundry in public and wants to keep the court proceedings private. Unfortunately, the other party in the case i.e. Alphabet is not in a mood to comply. Alphabet has filed an opposition request

Uber admits finding one of the allegedly stolen Waymo document in an employee’s PC

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Marking the first time that Uber has officially acknowledged that Waymo’s stolen documents are in possession of any Uber employee, Uber’s attorney Arturo Gonzalez said at a court hearing that one of the stolen 14,000 documents was found on a

Uber vs Waymo battle: Anthony Levandowski invokes fifth amendment rights

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Otto co-founder Anthony Levandowski who is facing charges of stealing confidential documents related to autonomous vehicles from the Google self-driving car unit Waymo prior to his departure has asserted his fifth amendment rights in the lawsuit. A lawyer for Levandowski told the court that

Uber’s president Jeff Jones joins the long string of top-level departures

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Here comes another blow for the car-hailing company, Uber, making situations worse. Amid a long list of scandalling events that include allegations of sexual harassment, a faulty behaviour of chief executive officer Travis Kalanick, departures of top executives, Uber-President Jeff

Waymo vs. Uber: Waymo files injunction against Uber’s use of it’s self-driving tech

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Looks like Uber’s stars have gone completely haywire. In its legal battle against Uber, Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo has now filed for an injunction against Uber’s use of its self-driving technology. Last month, Waymo filed a lawsuit against Uber alleging that parts

Alphabet’s Waymo sues Uber and Otto for patent infringement

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It’s the season of legal suits. The latest one to make headlines is the patent infringement lawsuit filed by Alphabet’s self-driving car unit, Waymo against Uber alleging that parts of Uber’s autonomous driving technology, specifically LiDAR, infringe on patents held

Alphabet’s Q4 earnings show its ‘Other bets’ are finally making progress

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Google is undoubtedly the cash-spewing machine for its parent company, Alphabet. However, Alphabet’s other bets including Nest, Google Fiber and the life-sciences unit Verily, have also showed improvements by jumping to $262 million in revenue in the fourth quarter from