Judge rules Anthony Levandowski can be called to testify in Uber/Waymo trial

July 27, 2017

In the latest discovering to define the scope of the upcoming trouble between self-driving engineering challengers Waymo and Uber, District Judge William Alsup announced Anthony Levandowski, the hotshot technologist at the centre of the occasion, could be called to testify in tribunal. But he also ruled that Uber and Waymo would be limited in the issues to they would be able to ask him, just knowing that he is very…


Waymo drops most patent claims in Uber self-driving car lawsuit

July 8, 2017

There were a few big breaks in the case between Waymo and Uber over self-driving car technology today. As a result, the scope of the case is starting to come into focus as both companiesprepare for a trial set to begin in October. First of all, Waymo has narrowed its case, dropping three out of four patent claims it originally made against Uber. Meanwhile, Uber has been granted the ability…


In new filing, Uber says it was unaware of Waymo data theft prior to lawsuit

June 29, 2017

In response to a series of questions posed by District Judge William Alsup, Uber claims that no one there was aware of any proprietary information taken from Waymo until that company had filed its lawsuit. To recap: Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, sued Uber over theft of trade secrets, as the companies fight to bring autonomous vehicles to market. All of this came about after Anthony…


Transports coming upheaval

June 26, 2017

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Judge denies Ubers request for stay in Waymo suit

June 8, 2017

The judge in the lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, the self-driving car subsidiary of Googles parent company Alphabet,denied Ubers request for a stay pending its appeal for arbitration. That means the case is still on track to go to trial in early October, as previously planned. In court today, District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California re-affirmed the court date, put a limit on new discovery requests…


Crunch Report | The World Is Melting

June 4, 2017

Alphabets Waymo is also exploring self-driving trucking Venture investors blast US decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Accord Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito hamzeFilmed by:Joe ZolnoskiEdited by: Chris Gates Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and…


Waymo is now working to add trucks to its self-driving fleet

June 4, 2017

Waymo's bringing it's autonomous platform to trucking.Image: Eric Risberg/AP/REX/Shutterstock Waymo is taking its self-driving tech to an entirely new class of vehicles. The autonomous car company, which famously spun off as an independent entity after years of development as the Google X self-driving car project, was recently spotted running tests on something other than its instantly recognizable fleet of Waymo-branded Chrysler Pacifica minivans: a truck. A photo recently obtained by…


Uber fires Otto co-founder Anthony Levandowski due to Waymo dispute

May 31, 2017

Uber has aborted the employment of Anthony Levandowski, the co-founder of self-driving trucking companionship Otto and Ubers onetime self-driving campaign engineering lead-in. The his lack of compliance with his employment requirementsat the company. Uber showed via a spokesperson that Levandowski was terminated following months of the company attempting to have him comply with and assist its own internal investigation into the matter, and had defined a clear deadline for him…


Judge orders Uber to hand over to Waymo unredacted term sheet with Otto

May 26, 2017

Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley told Thursdaythat Uber needs to hand over to Waymo, by the end of the day, the full, unredacted term sheet between Uber and Otto. Corley ultimately ended “there werent” basis for Uber to redact the information because there was no privileged information shared with Otto prior to the acquisition. I dont ascertain any basis whatsoever for those working redactions to be made and for that…


Uber and Google do battle over self driving car tech

May 21, 2017

Image: Christopher mineses/ mashable Even the most difficult, most powerful companionships in “the worlds” are at the relief of a grade-school conception: give and demand. That’s how a person like Anthony Levandowski can get paid $120 million by Google, leave to start his own fellowship, watch that fellowship get acquired by Uber just months later, and then find himself are prohibited from working on self-driving vehicle engineering by a U.S….