June 28, 2017

Uber fires self-driving car engineer amid legal fight with Google

Uber OTTO autonomous driving truck
By Steve Jurvetson [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Uber has been testing self-driving cars Uber has fired the engineer accused of stealing secrets from Google-owner Alphabet after he failed to assist with an investigation related to the lawsuit.

Anthony Levandowski, previously worked on self-driving car technology at Waymo, owned by Alphabet.

He is accused of downloading 14,000 confidential files before leaving the company in 2016.

Uber denies it is using stolen technology.

In a court filing last month, Uber maintained  […]

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