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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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Sources: Waymo asked for $500M and outside monitor review of Uber’s self-driving software to settle, Uber initially rejected the deal, agreed to reduced amount (Bloomberg)

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Sources: Waymo asked for $500M and outside monitor review of Uber's self-driving software to settle, Uber initially rejected the deal, agreed to reduced amount — Waymo won main goal to..

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The way Khosrowshahi led Waymo settlement efforts reveals his tactics to fix Uber’s reputation: expressions of regret accompanied by conciliation and compromise (Mike Isaac/New York Times)

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The way Khosrowshahi led Waymo settlement efforts reveals his tactics to fix Uber's reputation: expressions of regret accompanied by conciliation and compromise — SAN..

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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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Waymo and Uber end trial with sudden $244 million settlement

Enlarge / Autodesk VRED Design 2017. (credit: Waymo)
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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Sources: Waymo asked for $500M and outside monitor review of Uber’s self-driving software to settle, Uber initially rejected the deal, agreed to reduced amount (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:
Sources: Waymo asked for $500M and outside monitor review of Uber's self-driving software to settle, Uber initially rejected the deal, agreed to reduced amount — Waymo won main goal to..