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May
19
2017
Uber threatens to fire engineer accused of stealing Waymo documents

Anthony Levandowski, a former Waymo engineer and current Uber employee accused of stealing information from Waymo, has been ordered to either deny the theft or turn any Waymo files over to the investigation.

May 19, 2017
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Apr
7
2017
Did Uber Steal Self-Driving Trade Secrets From Waymo?

In response to allegations that it stole trade secrets from Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo, Uber says it is in fact using off-the-shelf technology in its self-driving cars.

April 7, 2017
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Apr
6
2017
Lyft Gains $500 Million Investment

Lyft’s valuation just shot up.

April 6, 2017
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Mar
22
2017
Uber Details Early Steps To Change Company Culture

As part of its commitment to fix its corporate culture, the company plans to outline diversity goals and publish the results of a sexual harassment investigation over the coming weeks.

March 22, 2017
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Mar
20
2017
Uber Turmoil Increases With Departure Of President Jeff Jones

The turmoil surrounding ride-hailing company Uber is increasing with the departure of president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert who was hired to help soften the company’s often abrasive image.

March 20, 2017
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Ride-Sharing Services Open Up New Marketing Opportunities For Local Businesses

As the use of ride-sharing services continues to grow, Uber and Lyft are testing programs that could pose further threats to dealerships and their traditional vehicle sales models, while opening up potential new marketing opportunities for local businesses.

March 7, 2017
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Watch: Uber CEO Heated Exchange With Uber Driver

The Uber driver blamed company CEO Travis Kalanick for his bankruptcy and loss of $97,000.

March 2, 2017
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Report: Uber To Pull “Self-Driving” Vehicles Off California Roads

We’ve reported previously about Uber’s interest in putting partially autonomous vehicles on the road as part of their ride-sharing service.

Dec. 23, 2016
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Uber Admits To Self-Driving Car Problem In Bike Lanes

Uber has admitted that there is a problem with the way its autonomous vehicles cross bike lanes, which is raising serious questions about the safety of cyclists.

Dec. 20, 2016
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Nov
2
2016
Uber Partners With GM’s Maven Car-Sharing Service

Uber has announced plans to test allowing its drivers in San Francisco to rent vehicles on a weekly basis using General Motors’ Maven car-sharing service.

Nov. 2, 2016
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Sep
29
2016
Uber May One Day Offer Self-Flying Taxis In Cities

Uber is researching “vertical take off and landing” (VTOL) technology, which would allow Uber riders to beat city traffic by taking an air service.

Sept. 29, 2016
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Uber Launches Self-Driving Pilot Program In Pittsburgh

Uber provided rides to news agencies earlier this week, and initial reports appear to be very positive.

Sept. 14, 2016
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