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Former Google engineer accused of stealing self-driving car secrets pleads not guilty
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Former Google engineer accused of stealing self-driving car secrets pleads not guilty

Levandowski’s prosecution is one of Silicon Valley’s highest-profile trade secret theft cases

Uber-Waymo trial: Travis Kalanick compares Uber's early relation with Google as that of a little brother to a big brother
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Uber-Waymo trial: Travis Kalanick compares Uber's early relation with Google as that of a little brother to a big brother

Although famous for his hot-headed temperament, Travis Kalanick kept his cool on 7 February and offered short, subdued responses to Waymo’s attorneys.

Travis Kalanick admits to Uber's delay in self-driving car development in trade-secret theft trial with Waymo
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Travis Kalanick admits to Uber's delay in self-driving car development in trade-secret theft trial with Waymo

Travis Kalanick, known to be hard-charging and combative in his work, spoke softly on the witness stand in the court and avoided becoming argumentative.

Uber and Google's Waymo fight it out to be on the forefront of the autonomous car business
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Uber and Google's Waymo fight it out to be on the forefront of the autonomous car business

Waymo and Uber are part of a crowded field of automakers and technology companies competing to build fleets of self-driving cars.

Waymo has sought at least $1 billion and public apology from Uber for trade secret theft of self-driving cars
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Waymo has sought at least $1 billion and public apology from Uber for trade secret theft of self-driving cars

Uber rejected those terms as non-starters, said the sources, who were not authorized to publicly discuss settlement talks. The precise dollar amount requested by Waymo and the exact time the offer was made could not be learned.

Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo is seeking $2.6 billion from Uber for alleged theft of trade secrets
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Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo is seeking $2.6 billion from Uber for alleged theft of trade secrets

Alphabet Inc’s Waymo unit is seeking about $2.6 billion from Uber for the alleged theft of one of several trade secrets in a lawsuit over self-driving cars, a lawyer for Uber said on Wednesday.

Waymo finds more evidence against Uber in trade secret theft case; seeks delay in trial
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Waymo finds more evidence against Uber in trade secret theft case; seeks delay in trial

Uber has denied using any of Waymo’s trade secrets. Jury selection in San Francisco federal court is scheduled to begin on 10 October.

Uber's attempt to move dispute with Waymo to private arbitration denied again by US federal appeals court
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Uber's attempt to move dispute with Waymo to private arbitration denied again by US federal appeals court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said the closely watched Uber case should continue in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

Uber ordered to hand over key document in Waymo self-driving car case
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Uber ordered to hand over key document in Waymo self-driving car case

A magistrate judge has ruled that Uber Technologies Inc must hand over a key document that could shed light on what its executives knew about alleged theft of trade secrets from Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit.

Uber's head of finance leaves; Q1 loss substantially reduced
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Uber's head of finance leaves; Q1 loss substantially reduced

Head of finance Gautam Gupta is leaving in July to join another startup in San Francisco, making Gupta the latest high-profile executive to leave Uber.

Uber fires its self-driving unit head Anthony Levandowski over lawsuit by Waymo
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Uber fires its self-driving unit head Anthony Levandowski over lawsuit by Waymo

Anthony Levandowski failed to comply with a court order to hand over documents at the centre of a legal dispute between Uber and Alphabet Inc's.

Judge claims that there is no clear evidence to prove claim Waymo’s claims against Uber
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Judge claims that there is no clear evidence to prove claim Waymo’s claims against Uber

If it were proven that Levandowski and Uber conspired in taking Waymo's information, that could have dire consequences for Uber

Uber engineer Levandowski to stay away from self-driving vehicle project till issue with Waymo is resolved
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Uber engineer Levandowski to stay away from self-driving vehicle project till issue with Waymo is resolved

The head of Uber Technologies Inc's self-driving vehicles unit, Anthony Levandowski, will step aside from some of his duties

Judge may issue a warning to Uber in the Waymo-Uber case if key witness does not testify
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Judge may issue a warning to Uber in the Waymo-Uber case if key witness does not testify

The U.S. judge overseeing a blockbuster case over self-driving car technology suggested Uber could face an injunction if a key Uber executive does not testify for fear of exposing himself.

Amit Singhal, former Google search chief joins Uber as Senior Vice President of engineering
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Amit Singhal, former Google search chief joins Uber as Senior Vice President of engineering

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc has hired the man behind Google search to work closely with Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-driving car program.