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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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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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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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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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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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