Google sues Uber over trade secret theft.

Waymo, a self-driving car company founded by Google, filed a suit against Uber in February alleging that a former Google employee stole proprietary designs for laser-guided driving technology that is now being used by the ride-sharing service to develop autonomous vehicles. According to the suit, Anthony Levandowski, a former Waymo manager who is now with Uber, downloaded more than 14,000 confidential design files to an external hard drive before his resignation. He then used this information to...

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