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Waymo and Uber settle lawsuit over self-driving car technology

It's an abrupt end to what many felt would become a long legal battle in court. Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving car division, and ride-sharing company Uber have settled a lawsuit out of court, both companies announced last Friday. In the settlement, Uber agreed to pay Waymo $245 million. The trial... read more

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Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s for its self-driving fleet

Uber is in the race to develop a fully self-driving system to one day power a fleet of driverless taxis. To develop the system, Uber is using a fleet of Volvo XC90 SUVs... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
Concept drawing for Uber Elevate flying taxi service

Uber partners with NASA on flying car management

With the rise of a new way to transport human beings, potentially through self-operating flying cars, the industry will need new regulations to ensure safe operation. On... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
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Uber selects Expedia chief as new CEO

Following an incredibly turbulent year for the popular ride-sharing company, Uber has chosen its next CEO. Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Expedia, has been tapped to replace... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
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Uber CEO and founder Travis Kalanick resigns

Since the start of 2017, Uber has been rocked by a litany of scandals and an exodus of senior executives. Now the ride-sharing giant has lost its CEO and founder, Travis... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber looks to rebuild as its CEO takes leave of absence

To say it's been a rocky time for Uber recently is an understatement. Former president Jeff Jones quit the company after working there for just six months. Waymo is suing... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
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Uber loses $708M in first quarter, fires engineer at center of self-driving car dispute

Uber on Wednesday announced its first-quarter financial results and though shocking they actually represent an improvement on the preceding quarter. The ride-sharing giant... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
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Lyft and Waymo join forces to develop self-driving taxis, challenge Uber

A newborn partnership has emerged within the fluid and ever competitive self-driving car field. Waymo and Lyft have confirmed a partnership for future self-driving... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Concept drawing for Uber Elevate flying taxi service

Uber says flying taxis will be in service by 2020

Uber on Tuesday provided the first details on an on-demand flying taxi service to be called Uber Elevate. During the opening day of a three-day presentation in Dallas, Texas... read more April 26, 2017 by


 
Self-driving Uber prototype involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona

Self-driving Uber tests on hold after Arizona crash

One of Uber’s self-driving prototypes ended up on its side after a high-speed crash in Tempe, Arizona on Saturday. Fresco News has a Twitter post showing the crash site... read more March 27, 2017 by


 
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Uber President quits after 6 months

Uber President Jeff Jones has quit just six months after joining the ridesharing firm. CEO Travis Kalanick hinted at the reason for Jones’ departure in an email sent to... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Uber launches self-driving pilot in San Francisco with Volvo Cars

Uber seeks DMV permit to test autonomous fleet in California after all

Uber thought they were bigger than the California government. That didn't work out so well, as the company attempted to run its fleet of autonomous ride-sharing Volvo XC90s... read more March 3, 2017 by


 
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Waymo sues Uber over alleged stolen self-driving tech

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Otto and its parent company Uber over allegations of stolen technology and... read more February 24, 2017 by


 
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Uber inches closer to its dream of electric flying machines

Uber has lofty dreams. The ride-hailing company is looking to expand beyond the confines of ground-based transportation and bring its passengers into the sky. It plans to do... read more February 10, 2017 by


 
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Uber’s future fleet of self-driving cars to feature models from Mercedes

Uber has made little secret of its desire to launch self-driving taxi fleets all over the globe. Uber is currently spending up big to develop the technology but it... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
Uber self-driving prototype in San Francisco

Uber moves self-driving fleet to Arizona after program shut down in California

In mid-December, Uber added San Francisco, California to the list of cities where the company is testing self-driving prototypes. However, the ride-sharing giant on Thursday... read more December 27, 2016 by


 
 

 
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