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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
27
2017
Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program Following Crash In Arizona

Reports indicate that Uber is suspending its entire self-driving car program while it investigates a crash involving one of its vehicles in Tempe, Arizona.

March 27, 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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Did Uber Purchase Stolen Self-Driving Car Technology?

Waymo, the self-driving car company spun out of Google’s X research lab, claims that its intellectual property has been stolen by one of its previous employees, Anthony Levandowski.

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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California DMV Orders Uber To Stop Using Self-Driving Cars In San Francisco

Uber has been ordered by California state regulators to stop using self-driving cars in San Francisco until it secures the necessary permit issued by the state to allow companies to test autonomous vehicles on public roads.

Dec. 15, 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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Google Hires Airbnb Executive For Self-Driving Car Project

Is Google on its way to competing with Uber and Lyft in the world of ride-sharing?

Aug. 31, 2016
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