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Jul
12
2017
Waymo drops most patent claims in Uber lawsuit

On Friday, a few “big breaks” developed in the case between Waymo and Uber over self-driving vehicle technology. With these, the “scope of the case” is coming into focus, with both parties preparing for a trial scheduled for October this year.

July 12, 2017
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Uber Updates – New Technology And New Legal Discussion

In a never-ending parade of news stories, Uber has managed to steal headlines for months. Now, the ride-sharing giant is topping news outlets again, for two major reasons.

June 29, 2017
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Republican Plan Would Prevent States Setting Rules For Self-driving Cars

On Thursday Reuters reviewed a U.S. House Republican proposal which contained [plans] that would barr California and other states from setting their own rules “governing design and testing of self-driving cars” and blocking federal regulators “from demanding pre-market approval for autonomous vehicle technology.”

June 16, 2017
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Waymo begins testing self-driving cars in an effort to reassure the public of safety

In an effort to combat public wariness, Waymo is beginning a free ride test for the public in Phoenix, Arizona with their Early Rider Program, using driverless Lexus SUVs and Chrysler Pacifica minivans for the test rides.

May 16, 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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Mar
7
2017
Honda Opens Its Doors To Innovative Technology Partners

Although Honda is well known for working independently, the Japanese automaker is now looking to forge new partnerships with technology innovators.

March 7, 2017
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Feb
2
2017
Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Require Less Human Intervention

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has released its second annual summary of autonomous vehicle driver disengagement reports, which are defined as situations where a human must intervene while the car is in driverless mode.

Feb. 2, 2017
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