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Uber and Lyft driver missing for week found in hospital

A 29-year-old Uber and Lyft driver who went missing in downtown Los Angeles more than a week ago has been found in a nearby hospital, authorities said. Joshua Thiede, who was last seen driving his black Nissan Altima in the ...

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Uber Eats driver faces murder charge in shooting of customer

An Uber Eats driver accused of fatally shooting a customer outside his Atlanta home after an argument turned himself in Monday afternoon. Robert Bivines, 36, was delivering food to 30-year-old Ryan Thornton’s home in the city’s Buckhead neighborhood Saturday night ...

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After Settling With Uber, Waymo Faces Bigger Challenges

The concept for the databases used by most of the world’s big corporations came out of IBM. But another company, Oracle, turned that software into a big business. Researchers at the Silicon Valley lab of Xerox famously pioneered the technology ...

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With Waymo Settlement, Uber C.E.O. Makes His Mark

Mr. Khosrowshahi’s modus operandi is to clear the way for the big tasks ahead for Uber, said the people who were briefed on the matter. One of those tasks is taking the ride-hailing company public next year, in what is ...

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Uber and Waymo Settle Trade Secrets Suit Over Driverless-Car Technology

Mr. Levandowski was accused of downloading thousands of internal Google files related to self-driving car technology before he left the company. Uber learned of Mr. Levandowski’s actions, but still went ahead with the deal, Waymo claimed. The trial had gripped ...

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Why Google’s Bosses Became ‘Unpumped’ About Uber

It’s something Google understands well. Years ago, Google was tightly aligned with Apple. But the relationship soured as Google started developing smartphone software. Steve Jobs, who was Apple’s chief executive, rightly believed that Google’s Android would become a competitive threat ...

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Waymo v. Uber Trial Opens With a Battle of Sports Metaphors

The legal drama has gripped Silicon Valley since Waymo filed its lawsuit nearly a year ago. Waymo is considered a leader in autonomous vehicles, and was pouring resources into research and development long before other companies. But in the last ...

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Ad Warns Riders About Uber and Lyft, but Some Call It Alarmist

He said these managers “might not understand the risk factors” of using companies like Uber and Lyft, which he said were trying to move “into the corporate space.” Some experts, however, question the association’s strategy and messaging. “Some believe they ...

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Uber Shareholders Including Kalanick Loosen Grip With Sales of Stock

Photo An Uber driver center in the Bronx. Travis Kalanick, Uber’s former chief executive, was said to have sold nearly one-third of his shares for about $ 1.4 billion. Credit Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Several of ...

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Man pretended to be an Uber driver, sexually assaulted student

A Florida man is accused of sexually assaulting a college student after pretending to be her Uber driver. Willie James Foust Jr. was arrested on Tuesday after police said he pretended to be a driver for the ride-sharing app and ...

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