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This is Uber’s plan to deliver on flying ‘cars’

elf-driving and electric flying cars are coming. What this means for our cities in the future is unclear, so I chatted with Uber Head of Policy of Autonomous Vehicles and Urban Aviation Justin Erlich ..

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It’s all over: Why the Waymo v. Uber self-driving settlement makes sense

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On Friday morning, Waymo and Uber settled their trade secrets lawsuit, setting the stage for self-driving marketplace competition rather than a legal battle.
After a drawn-out..

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Waymo, Uber Settle Lawsuit Over Automated Vehicle Trade Secrets (Gizmodo)

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Waymo, Uber Settle Lawsuit Over Automated Vehicle Trade Secrets — Waymo attorney Charles Verhoeven on Friday announced the self-driving car company had settled its lawsuit against Uber over i..

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Uber’s new CEO could probably win at 10 dimensional chess

The courtroom has been cleared and the initial takes are in on the Uber vs. Waymo trial. Uber will give Alphabet some $244 million worth of stock and agree to ensure that no Waymo intellectual propert..

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Uber settles Waymo suit, pledges not to use Waymo’s trade secrets; Waymo to get 0.34% stake in Uber which sources say would be worth ~$245M at $72B valuation (Greg Bensinger/Wall Street Journal)

Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber settles Waymo suit, pledges not to use Waymo's trade secrets; Waymo to get 0.34% stake in Uber which sources say would be worth ~$245M at $72B valuation..

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Uber boss takes stand at driverless trial

Ex-Uber boss is pressed on allegations he orchestrated the theft of trade secrets from Google's Waymo.

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Waymo and Uber end trial with sudden $244 million settlement

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In a stunning turn, Waymo and Uber have settled their self-driving trade secrets lawsuit on the fifth day of the trial.
Ars has learned that Uber..

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History of estimated Uber valuations, including the latest $1.25B financing round from SoftBank in January; sources: Uber was valued at $72B in Waymo settlement (Theodore Schleifer/Recode)

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History of estimated Uber valuations, including the latest $1.25B financing round from SoftBank in January; sources: Uber was valued at $72B in Waymo settlement — That&#03..

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Uber Settles Dispute With Alphabet’s Self-driving Car Unit

In a shocking development, Uber said on Friday it has settled the high-stakes trade-secret theft lawsuit brought by Alphabet's Waymo, resolving a conflict that already cost the ride-hailing giant its top driverless car engineer and threatened to further embarrass the company. From a report: Uber will pay Waymo a 0.34 percent equity stake amounting to about $245 million at Uber's recent $72 billion valuation, the companies said on Friday, after days of courtroom theatrics. Uber has also agreed not to incorporate Waymo's confidential information into its hardware and software, though Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi writes that he doesn't believe his company used any of Waymo's trade secrets in the first place. Khosrowshahi says that he feels “regret” over the dispute and wished his predecessors had handled it differently.

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