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Uber employees could be embroiled in legal problems for using encrypted chat apps like Wickr
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Uber employees could be embroiled in legal problems for using encrypted chat apps like Wickr

There is nothing inherently unlawful about instructing employees to use disappearing messaging apps, said Timothy Heaphy, a lawyer at Hunton & Williams.

Softbank offers to buy Uber shares at 30% discount, will trigger in governance changes at company
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Softbank offers to buy Uber shares at 30% discount, will trigger in governance changes at company

The investment and board moves are supported by new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi and come at the end of a year of scandals and change for Uber, including the announcement last week that executives covered up a major hack in 2016

Uber holds back evidence, claiming its employees were trained in stealing data, in a lawsuit filed by Waymo
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Uber holds back evidence, claiming its employees were trained in stealing data, in a lawsuit filed by Waymo

Waymo has estimated damages in the case at about $1.9 billion and wants to curtail Uber’s self-driving car program, which Waymo says uses its technology.

Waymo asks US judge to postpone the Uber trade secrets trial over new evidence
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Waymo asks US judge to postpone the Uber trade secrets trial over new evidence

Waymo said it learned of new evidence last week after the US Department of Justice shared it with the judge overseeing the case.

Uber's data breach cover up could provide customers a significant push to shift to its competitors
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Uber's data breach cover up could provide customers a significant push to shift to its competitors

Uber's latest incident involving a data breach cover-up revealed this week could be the impetus for people to ride elsewhere or keep looking the other way.

Tesla's electric truck prototype unveiling: All we know so far
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Tesla's electric truck prototype unveiling: All we know so far

The Tesla co-founder and CEO, Elon Musk's Tweet on Wednesday confirms that the truck launch will certainly happen at 6 am (IST) Friday 17 November.

Alphabet's Waymo to launch its ride-hailing service in Phoenix with fully autonomous vehicles
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Alphabet's Waymo to launch its ride-hailing service in Phoenix with fully autonomous vehicles

Krafcik unveiled a suite of self-driving hardware developed in-house by Waymo, including an enhanced vision system, improved radar and laser-based lidar.

Waymo's case against Uber suffers setback as judge rules to exclude testimony from damages expert
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Waymo's case against Uber suffers setback as judge rules to exclude testimony from damages expert

Waymo has estimated damages in the case at about $1.9 billion, according to court filings. Uber has denied using any of Waymo’s trade secrets.

Waymo tests self driving cars in San Francisco, accelerating efforts to convince the public that the technology is ready
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Waymo tests self driving cars in San Francisco, accelerating efforts to convince the public that the technology is ready

Waymo CEO John Krafcik told reporters that the company will be making some cars and freight trucks totally driverless fairly soon.

Waymo increases its efforts to convince people that its autonomous driving technology is safe
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Waymo increases its efforts to convince people that its autonomous driving technology is safe

Waymo CEO John Krafcik told reporters that the company will be making some cars and freight trucks totally driverless fairly soon.

Alphabet to test its self-driving car project Waymo in Michigan's snowy and icy conditions
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Alphabet to test its self-driving car project Waymo in Michigan's snowy and icy conditions

Waymo has been testing vehicles in Texas, Arizona, Washington State, Nevada and California and starts in Michigan next week on public roads.

Alphabet's venture capital arm CapitalG announces $1 billion as financial support for ride-hailing service Lyft
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Alphabet's venture capital arm CapitalG announces $1 billion as financial support for ride-hailing service Lyft

Lyft has seized on Uber's turmoil as an opportunity to gain ground on its rival in the rapidly growing ride-hailing market while expanding into more cities.

Intel launches chip family called Nervana to specifically handle AI-based tasks, with help from Facebook
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Intel launches chip family called Nervana to specifically handle AI-based tasks, with help from Facebook

The chipmaking giant is partnering with Facebook and other Internet titans investing heavily in artificial intelligence to create the first in what will be a family of "Nervana Neural Network Processors"

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.

Renault is expecting first-mover advantage in electric cars and wide range of vehicles in emerging markets
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Renault is expecting first-mover advantage in electric cars and wide range of vehicles in emerging markets

Renault plans to increase annual sales to 5 million vehicles by 2022 from 3.47 million last year while also aiming for a 7 percent operating profit margin.

General Motors has more than doubled its self-driving test car fleet in California
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General Motors has more than doubled its self-driving test car fleet in California

General Motors Co’s self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, has more than doubled the size of its test fleet of robot cars in California during the past three months, a GM spokesman said on Wednesday.

Ford to collaborate with Lyft to deploy self-driving cars on the taxi service company's network
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Ford to collaborate with Lyft to deploy self-driving cars on the taxi service company's network

Ford Motor Co. and Lyft teams will begin working together to design software to allow Ford vehicles to communicate with Lyft’s smartphone apps.

Chinese search giant Baidu announces a $1.5 billion 'Apollo Fund' for self-driving car projects
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Chinese search giant Baidu announces a $1.5 billion 'Apollo Fund' for self-driving car projects

Chinese Internet giant Baidu on Thursday announced a $1.5 billion investment in autonomous driving projects over the next three years,

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.

Intel is working with Alphabet's Waymo to advance self-driving car technology
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Intel is working with Alphabet's Waymo to advance self-driving car technology

The newest vehicles from Waymo feature Intel-based technologies for sensor processing, general compute and connectivity.