Google Parent Alphabet Files Lawsuit Against Uber

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  1. longtermbull

    longtermbull Administrator Staff Member

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    Despite the fact that Google was one of the early-stage investors in taxi hailing company Uber it seems that the two are now at loggerheads over allegations of stolen secrets. Alphabet has alleged that Uber’s self-driving car project contains an array of striking similarities with Alphabet’s own project. Papers served to the court claim that Google was inadvertently copied in on an email from a component company reporting back to Uber on its self-driving car project. We await more detail when the case goes to court but this could have serious ramifications for Uber.

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