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Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Alphabet's Waymo sues Otto and parent company Uber for trade secret theft, unfair competition, and patent infringement, claiming Otto founder took LiDAR designs   —  The Alphabet subsidiary is accusing its former employee, Otto co-founder Anthony Levandowski, of downloading 14,000 confidential files before he left the company.
Feb 23, 2017, 6:08 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources largely attribute problems at Uber to Kalanick's original directive for HR to focus on recruitment rather than workplace issues   —  Could allegations of sexual harassment and sexism put the company's future IPO prospects at risk?  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has hired former U.S …
Feb 21, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Ford says it will invest $1B into Argo AI over 5 years and take a majority stake in the startup; Argo AI will work on autonomous driving tech for Ford's cars   —  The automaker will take a majority stake in Argo AI, founded by two top engineers from Google and Uber.
Feb 10, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
China's Didi leads $100M investment in Brazil's ride-hail service 99; Didi executive to join 99's board of directors   —  The ride-hail company has also invested in Lyft, Grab and Ola.  —  China's homegrown ride-hail player Didi has invested in Brazil's ride-hail service 99 (formerly 99Taxis), the companies announced on Wednesday.
Jan 4, 2017, 11:50 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Google's self-driving car team is hiring executives as it prepares to spin out from Alphabet's X   —  The company also expects “significant growth in both team size and geographical footprint” as it graduates from Alphabet's moonshot shop.  —  Google's self-driving project …
Dec 11, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Michigan just became the first state to pass comprehensive self-driving regulations   —  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed four bills that regulate the testing, development and eventually the sale of self-driving cars.  —  Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed four bills into law on Friday …
Dec 9, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber partners with GM's car-sharing service, Maven, for a 90-day car rental pilot program for drivers in San Francisco   —  The pilot program with Maven, which looks a lot like Lyft's partnership with Maven, will only be available in San Francisco for 90 days.
Nov 1, 2016, 4:43 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Lyft's CMO, Kira Wampler, and VP of comms, Brandon McCormick, are leaving; ex-Pandora exec Melissa Waters replaces Wampler, Raj Kapoor joins as CSO   —  Lyft's CMO Kira Wampler and VP of comms Brandon McCormick are leaving as Raj Kapoor and Melissa Waters arrive.
Oct 20, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon halt sales and replacements of Galaxy Note7 amid reports of newer models catching fire   —  The move follows several incidents, including one smoking phone that caused a Southwest flight to be canceled.  —  Shawn Minter via The Verge
Oct 9, 2016, 11:40 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
BMW, Toyota, and insurance provider Allianz invest undisclosed amount in self-driving tech startup Nauto and will share safety data with each other   —  As part of the investment and partnerships, the automakers are now sharing safety information with each other.
Oct 7, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context

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