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Anthony Levandowski Pleads Guilty to Stealing Waymo Secrets

11 days ago   |   Wired

The cofounder of Google's self-driving car program will likely go to prison for taking confidential Google documents before he left the company in 2016.
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Waymo Halts Phoenix Robotic-Ride Service With Backup Human Drivers Due To COVID-19 But Keeps Fully Driverless Vans Rolling

14 days ago   |   Forbes

Deliveries and rides in fully autonomous minivans continue, at least for now
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Waymo Steps Up Cleaning, Adds Sanitizer To Keep Coronavirus Out Of Robotic Ride Service

19 days ago   |   Forbes

Waymo finds itself having to deal with the same public health concerns that are bedeviling airlines, mass transit systems and other transportation service providers
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Alphabet moonshot companies must pay Google a 'services fee' to eat at cafeterias and ride the shuttles, and it's apparently a big source of tension

Alphabet moonshot companies must pay Google a 'services fee' to eat at cafeterias and ride the shuttles, and it's apparently a big source of tension

20 days ago   |   Business Insider

Google's parent company Alphabet has a number of "Other Bets" subsidiaries under its umbrella, as a result of the corporate overhaul made by founder Larry Page in 2015. These...
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Cancelled Flights, New Waymo Sensors, and More Car News This Week

23 days ago   |   Wired

Airlines are trimming their schedules and cleaning their remaining planes more thoroughly, as fears of Covid-19 cut air travel.
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ProBeat: Waymo money, Waymo problems

ProBeat: Waymo money, Waymo problems

25 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Alphabet's Waymo has raised its first external investment round: $2.25 billion. Here is what that means for self-driving cars.
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Waymo's $30B Valuation Shows The New Reality Of Automated Driving Is Sinking In

25 days ago   |   Forbes

Waymo's $30B valuation reflects the new reality of automated driving
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Anthony Levandowski, The Fallen Self-Driving Tech Star Who Triggered Waymo-Uber Legal Battle, Ordered To Pay Google $179 Million

26 days ago   |   Forbes

A California court finds Anthony Levandowski violated his contract and separation terms with Google. He subsequently filed for bankruptcy after the judgment.
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Star Engineer Who Crossed Google Is Ordered to Pay $179 Million to Company

26 days ago   |   NY Times

Anthony Levandowski, who helped pioneer self-driving cars and was accused of taking Google's trade secrets to Uber, also filed for bankruptcy.
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In the self-driving car competition, it's a 2-horse race between Cruise and Waymo - but the companies have differing objectives

In the self-driving car competition, it's a 2-horse race between Cruise and Waymo - but the companies have differing objectives

27 days ago   |   Business Insider

In the development of autonomous-mobility businesses, Cruise and Waymo are staking out clear leadership positions. Waymo announced a $2.25-billion funding round this week , and...
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McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump's impeachment trial distracted the government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus. Read more ...

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

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NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

NFL team owners voted Tuesday to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference, for a total of 14, next season as they continue to plan for the 2020 season to begin on time. Read more ...

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White House Reveals Its Latest Death Projection

The White House on Tuesday projected 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the US from the coronavirus pandemic if current social distancing guidelines are maintained. President Trump... Read more ...

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

Twenty-five years have passed since the "Queen of Tejano music" was killed by her fan club president but her songs and style still loom large in the memories of her fans. Read more ...

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour has begun to manufacture and assemble face masks, face shields and specially equipped fanny packs for health care providers and staff. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit hospitals

It comes two weeks after they donated $1 million to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada. Read more ...

White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus

White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus

California reacted very early to this, coronavirus task force coordinator says Read more ...

Trump: America faces ‘rough two weeks' in coronavirus battle

Trump: America faces ‘rough two weeks' in coronavirus battle

President Trump issued a grim warning to Americans on Tuesday that the country would face a spike in deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in coming weeks before the situation... Read more ...

White House projects up to 240K American coronavirus deaths

White House projects up to 240K American coronavirus deaths

The US coronavirus death toll could reach 100,000 to 240,000 even if social distancing guidelines are maintained, the White House projected Tuesday, as President Trump warned... Read more ...