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Anthony Levandowski, the self-driving car engineer who sparked the massive Waymo v. Uber lawsuit, sentenced to 18 months in prison for trade secret theft

Self-driving-car engineer Anthony Levandowski was sentenced to 18 months in prison by a federal judge in San Francisco Tuesday afternoon, after pleading guilty to one count of trade secret theft in May. The once-celebrated engineer was at the centre of Waymo’s legal fight with Uber. Levandowski was a founding member […]
Anthony Levandowski, the self-driving car engineer who sparked the massive Waymo v. Uber lawsuit, sentenced to 18 months in prison for trade secret theft
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The former nanny for Anthony Levandowski, the fired Uber engineer at the center of a trade secrets lawsuit, said he talked about ‘fleeing to Canada’ to avoid potential prison time

A new lawsuit filed against Anthony Levandowski alleges that the former Uber engineer discussed fleeing to Canada in order to avoid potential prison time. The suit, filed by Levandowski’s former nanny Erika Wong, claims that Levandowski violated numerous employment laws, in a story first reported by Wired. Levandowski has been […]
The former nanny for Anthony Levandowski, the fired Uber engineer at the center of a trade secrets lawsuit, said he talked about ‘fleeing to Canada’ to avoid potential prison time
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Bombshell letter accuses Uber of hacking and wiretapping its rivals

A letter has been made public that alleges Uber “fraudulently impersonates riders and drivers on competitor platforms, hacks into competitor networks, and conducts unlawful wiretapping.” The letter was written by a lawyer for a former Uber employee, who claims he was “unlawfully demoted” and later fired by the company. The […]
Bombshell letter accuses Uber of hacking and wiretapping its rivals