• Waymo accuses Uber of hiding a secret LiDAR device

    5 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    In preparation for a preliminary injunction hearing next month, Waymo today filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that its competitor withheld information about technology Uber is using in its development of self-driving cars. Waymo is in the midst of a contentious lawsuit against Uber, in which it claims Anthony Levandowski, a former Google employee, stole confidential...
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  • Google car spin-off says Uber is involved in a 'cover up' and is 'hiding a device'

    Google car spin-off says Uber is involved in a 'cover up' and is 'hiding a device'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Uber's star engineer Anthony Levandowski was "enticed" to copy valuable technology from Google and is now involved in a "cover up" to hide a device based on that technology, according to a new legal filing by Google's self-driving car unit Waymo.
    The device in question is a Lidar unit, the radar sensor that self-driving cars use to map their surroundings.
    Uber allowed Waymo to inspect two Lidar devices after it was sued in February for allegedly stealing Waymo's Lidar design.
    But Waymo now says there is an entirely different version of the device that Uber is hiding somewhere.
    In a court...
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