Uber threatens to fire key exec in self-driving car dispute

Former head of Uber’s self-driving car project Anthony Levandowski was warned that his employment would be terminated if he did not comply with caseUber has threatened to fire Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer at the centre of Uber’s court case with Alphabet’s Waymo, accused of stealing self-driving car trade secrets.Waymo sued Uber alleging that Levandowski, one of the former engineers key to the development of Google’s self-driving cars, downloaded more than 14,000 confidential documents before leaving Waymo to start self-driving truck firm Otto, which was subsequently bought by Uber. Continue reading...

Uber threatens to fire key exec in self-driving car dispute

Uber is threatening to fire a key executive accused of stealing self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off unless he waives his constitutional right against self-incrimination so the ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Phys.org

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Uber extends on-demand service to trucking

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Fri 19 May 17 from Phys.org

Uber threatened to fire engineer at center of Waymo trade secret lawsuit

 Uber has issued a sternly worded letter to Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the center of a lawsuit alleging theft of trade secrets from Google parent Alphabet’s self-driving ...

Fri 19 May 17 from TechCrunch

Uber threatens to fire Levandowski if he doesn’t comply with court order

Can Uber engineer be forced to choose between the Fifth Amendment and his job?

Fri 19 May 17 from Arstechnica

Uber Threatens To Fire Lead Engineer Over Court Order In Alleged Theft Of Waymo Trade Secrets

The lead lawyer for Uber has threatened to fire Anthony Levandowski, one of the company's top self-driving car engineers, if he refuses to cooperate with an ongoing investigation into accusations ...

Fri 19 May 17 from HotHardware

Uber Threatens to Dump Engineer Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets From Waymo

Lots of people get fired from Uber. One employee was reportedly fired last year for helping his female coworkers raise complaints about sexual harassment. Drivers get deactivated from the platform ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Gizmodo

Uber threatens to fire self-driving car engineer in trade secrets case

(Reuters) - Uber has threatened to fire an engineer accused by Alphabet's self-driving Waymo unit of stealing confidential documents in a high profile trade secrets case between the two companies, ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Reuters Technology

Uber appeals arbitration ruling in self-driving car lawsuit - CNET

Ride-hailing startup seeks private arbitration in the lawsuit, while Alphabet's elf-driving car tech company wants a public trial.

Thu 18 May 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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