Investors Pump $2.5 Billion Into Waymo To Develop Self-Driving Car TechnologyWaymo has secured $2.25 billion from a group of investors to help the company continue to develop its self-driving technology for its ride-hailing service and a recently launched trucking division.
Former Uber Engineer Appears In Court On Trade Secret Theft ChargesFormer Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday in a criminal case charging him with trade secrets theft, and then declared outside of court that he is innocent.
Waymo Ramps Up Self-Driving Car Testing In South BayAlphabet's self-driving technology unit Waymo showed off some of its safety features to Bay Area law enforcement agencies Wednesday as the company expands its driverless car testing area in the South Bay.
Google Self-Driving Spinoff Waymo To Put Factory In MichiganMountain View-based Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan.
Waymo Shows Off Autonomous Vehicle Advances to Public in Mountain ViewWaymo, a self-driving car company based in Silicon Valley, showed off its technology in Mountain View Thursday during its last public meeting of the year.
Waymo Set To Test Fleet Of Self-Driving Cars In Peninsula CitiesMountain View-based Waymo is hosting a public meeting to discuss the next phase of testing of its self-driving-car technology.
Google Spinoff Waymo Gets OK For Driverless Cars On California RoadsThe robotic car company created by Google is poised to attempt a major technological leap in California, where its vehicles will hit the roads without a human on hand to take control in emergencies.
Waymo's Self-Driving Car Service To Include 62,000 MinivansA self-driving car service that Google spinoff Waymo plans to launch later this year in Arizona will include up to 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans.
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.