Uber To Pay $245 Million To Settle Waymo’s Theft AllegationsUber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google's autonomous car unit alleging that the ride-hailing service riped off self-driving car technology.
Ex-Uber CEO Weaves Tale Of Google Betrayal In Legal BattleFormer Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was confronted Wednesday in court with old texts that suggested he was willing to go to any length to surpass a Google self-driving car project.
Former Uber CEO Kalanick Captivates Waymo Trial CourtroomFormer Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the stand before an overflow crowd inside a San Francisco courtroom Tuesday, beginning his testimony on charges that the company he founded stole self-driving car technology.
Google Spinoff Waymo, Uber Trade Jabs In CourtLawyers for Google spin-off Waymo are depicting Uber as a conniving company that relied on stolen trade secrets to catch up in the race to build self-driving cars.
Uber Accused of Hacking, Wiretapping Rival Companies in Bombshell Letter Released by JudgeA former Uber security specialist accused the company of dispatching a team of spies to steal its rivals' trade secrets and using shady tactics to thwart its competition in the ride-hailing market.
Uber Accused Of Using Ex-CIA Agents As Corporate SpiesFederal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals.
California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving CarmakersCalifornia regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners.
Google-Created Waymo Rolls Out Autonomous Vans Without Human DriversA self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat.
House Passes Bill To Speed Deployment Of Self-Driving Cars
Google Autonomous Car Spinoff Waymo Builds Town As Test TrackAn entire fake town has been erected on the site of an old Air Force base in the central valley, built by Googles autonomous vehicle company to test their self-driving cars.
Uber Threatens To Fire Key Exec In Self-Driving Car DisputeUber is threatening to fire a key executive accused of stealing self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off unless he waives his constitutional right against self-incrimination so the ride-hailing service can comply with a court order.
Judge Orders Uber Not To Use Technology Taken From WaymoA federal judge has ordered Uber not to use technology that a key executive downloaded before he left Waymo, the autonomous car company that was spun off from Google. But he refused to order a halt to Uber's self-driving program, as requested by Waymo.