This Week In On Demand – Nov. 9, 2018 You better take a seat because this week has been incredibly busy in the on demand industries. From impending grocery delivery showdowns to tiny cars flooding the streets of the Emerald City, here is what’s happening in the gig economy. Instacart Nabs Google Hires and MightySignal […]
This Week In On Demand — Oct. 12, 2018 It’s been a busy week for on-demand industries. From employee switch-ups to new partnerships, here’s what you need to know about your favorite side-hustle companies. Lyft Hires New CMO & Policy Chief On Monday, Lyft announced Joy Howard is joining their C-suite as CMO. Howard, who previously worked with […]
Waymo (Google) v. Uber Lawsuit Update Well, it’s been quite a week in the multi billion dollar Uber – Waymo lawsuit! On Tuesday, Judge Alsup, who’s presiding over the Waymo v. Google case, accused Uber of withholding evidence, and delayed the start of the trial. The trial was supposed to begin next week, but now […]
Yesterday, Uber fired Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer who allegedly stole 14,000 documents before leaving their self driving car subsidiary Waymo. Source: The New York Times
Sherif Marakby, Uber’s vice president of global vehicle programs, leaves after a year. Mr. Marakby was a key player in Uber’s autonomous vehicle program. He had worked at Ford, a leader in autonomous vehicle technology, for 13 years before coming to Uber last year.
Well, this case is not going well for Uber so far, but it’s early. To recap, Anthony Levandowski, Uber’s head of self-driving cars, used to be Google’s head of self-driving cars. Google says he stole 14,000 documents, started his own company, and sold it to Uber. Also, it’s possible Uber may have colluded with Mr. […]
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